Decarbonization and the Future of Green Building

Decarbonization and the Future of Green Building

In the sustainable building industry today, decarbonization is the hot topic. But what does this mean for the future of our buildings? Decarbonization is directly related to the science of global warming. The discussion includes both embodied carbon and operational...
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...
Title 24 Commissioning Triggers in a Nutshell

Title 24 Commissioning Triggers in a Nutshell

A common question asked in California multifamily and/or commercial development is whether or not commissioning is triggered and what commissioning requires. Under the California Energy Code, commissioning is required for the following: New ground up, nonresidential...
Energy Modeling Techniques

Energy Modeling Techniques

Why Choose the Right Energy Modeler? An Energy Modeler with proper familiarity with building science and experience with proper modeling approaches can save a project hundreds of thousands of dollars on equipment hard costs. It is not uncommon to see savings of $60k...