Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

Stretch Codes Could Potentially Expedite the Advancement of Green Buildings

15 Nov , 2017  

Stretch Codes

Could stretch codes supercharge the green building marketplace? GreenBiz, November 10, 2017 This week, thousands of building industry professionals converged at Greenbuild 2017 to share their excitement and progress toward advancing green buildings. But while the number of green buildings has grown dramatically over the last decade, the pace of construction still falls far short of what […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

Top to Bottom Green Building Renovations

7 Apr , 2016  

Enforcing Energy Efficiency by Starting From Oneself IEN, April 4, 2016. Image credit: bmbyars Beginning service in 1999, the headquarters of Delta Electronics, Inc. in Taiwan is a 9-storey office building with three underground floors. It was the first office building in Neihu Science Park using the solar PV system (5 KW). Renovating the office building […]

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Building Automation, Building Technology

Enhancing the Value of Real Estate with HVAC Automation

10 Jun , 2015  

The Economics of HVAC Automation for Commercial Real Estate CNA Finance, June 9, 2015. Image credit: geralt What is HVAC Automation? Quite simply taking all of the heating and cooling equipment in a building and making it work more efficiently than just on a schedule or by immediate demand. The return for the effort to […]

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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

Energy Efficiency Standards Stalled in Rhinebeck, NY

6 Feb , 2015  


Town of Rhinebeck considers further delay in adopting energy-efficient building standards Daily Freeman News, February 5, 2015 The Town Board has set a public hearing next month to extend by one year a moratorium on developing green building standards called for in the town’s comprehensive plan. The hearing is scheduled for 6:45 p.m. Feb. 9 […]

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