Energy Models: An Economical Investment

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Levon Whyte, ERS, for Zondits Construction projects cost a lot of money to develop. The last thing any construction firm wants to do is budget additional costs for developing a building energy model. Energy modeling, however, may prove to be more cost-effective than one might initially assume. Energy models simulate how much energy a designed … Read more

Building pEUI Reduction More or Less Flatlined Since 2010


Why Aren’t There More Energy-Efficient Buildings? City Lab, October 22, 2015. Image credit: Chris Smith For the fifth year running, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has crunched the numbers on its national sustainability challenge, the AIA 2030 Commitment. Architects who sign up pledge to strive to meet an ambitious energy-efficiency target in their designs—a 60 … Read more