LA EBEWE 2021 Requirements

LA EBEWE 2021 Requirements

On average, 30% of the energy used in commercial buildings is wasted. Benchmarking a commercial building is a great first step towards reducing energy usage and costs. ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager will calculate your buildings energy use intensity (EUI) by dividing...

Top 5 Myths about TCAC Tax Incentives

Top 5 Myths about TCAC Tax Incentives

The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC, commonly known as TCAC) offers incentives for tax credits on new and/or rehabilitated affordable housing projects. These projects may apply for tax credits based on a number of factors, but sometimes there may be...

Lockdown Impacts to California’s Solar Mandate

Lockdown Impacts to California’s Solar Mandate

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state is now seeing a slowdown in construction projects and permits for new housing, thus state-wide projected solar photovoltaic generation has been slowed. Prior to recent lockdowns, an analysis conducted at Wood Mackenzie, a...

How Green Buildings Overlap with Human Health

How Green Buildings Overlap with Human Health

The most common distinction attributed to green buildings is that they have a lower impact on the environment when compared to conventional buildings. Even though that is true and a major element of their design, it is not the end of the story. As a matter of fact,...

WELL Re-Entry into the Workplace

WELL Re-Entry into the Workplace

Building practitioners looking to reopen their building during or after COVID-19 shutdowns can cut the learning curve by utilizing WELL’s Health-Safety Rating System. In response to COVID-19, the International Well Building Institute’s Task Force developed the WELL...

How to Fight COVID-19 with ASHRAE Standards

How to Fight COVID-19 with ASHRAE Standards

COVID-19 has triggered building owners and managers to focus intently upon Indoor air quality. How safe is your building? What assurances can you provide to occupants or future occupants that spaces are safe? The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and...