Hanley Wood Sustainability Council members Steven Winter, FAIA, and Maureen Guttman, AIA, discuss the role of incentives and regulations in moving high-performance building into mainstream practice.
Jayson Antonoff of the Global Buildings Performance Network argues the benefits of linking building energy codes with benchmarking and disclosure policies.
For the building owner seeking to improve building performance without the up-front costs of solar or a retrofitting overhaul, weatherization is an alternative for optimizing energy efficiency.
The US Green Building Council and Honeywell announced a new partnership last week that enhance building operations by monitoring performance beyond LEED Certification.
A new survey from Building Commissioning Association (BCA) and PECI shows that demand for commissioning services has increased.
A new online tool gives manufacturer and third-party data to consumers and the trade for products in 17 categories from lighting to photovoltatics and to HVAC.
Rick Berman is the figure behind LEED Exposed, a shadowy astroturfing website that seeks to tilt the debate about building performance and development.
ASHRAE Standard 202 sets the minimum acceptable commissioning process for buildings and systems.
To meet the 2030 Challenge and other goals, we must reboot our operating system and recognize that there is no Plan B.
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