Top 5 Things You Should Know About Enterprise Green Communities

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Enterprise Green Communities

Enterprise Green Communities 2020 is a recently published certification which aims to address challenges and goals presented by affordable housing providers. The program has its origins in developer Jim and Patty Rouse’s ambitious vision of ending poverty in the U.S....

Is Your Building Framing Hurting Your ROI?

Is Your Building Framing Hurting Your ROI?

A code-compliant insulated building envelope – roof, wall, subfloor and quality fenestration – typically results in a heat resistant, well-constructed building that requires less cooling and heating to keep occupants comfortable. However, did you know that without...

Top Benefits of Microgrids for Real Estate Developments

Top Benefits of Microgrids for Real Estate Developments

Microgrids can deliver dependable, local, economically salable clean energy. Microgrids are decentralized energy systems that operate with traditional grid-based utilities, and if required, could power a campus, a neighborhood, or a small region independent of the...

How Electrification Improves Indoor Air Quality

How Electrification Improves Indoor Air Quality

42% of the U.S. labor force is now working from home fulltime, and correspondingly, considerations for healthy homes have greatly increased. How can we help occupants have a better experience in a living space? How can we improve the health of our own living spaces?...

ENERGY STAR Introduces Recognition for Tenants

ENERGY STAR Introduces Recognition for Tenants

As of October 2020, tenants can now benchmark and apply for ENERGY STAR Certification for their leased office spaces. This new Tenant Space certification recognizes tenants who implement sustainability upgrades and empowers them to adopt best practices in energy...