Facility directors looking for ways to improve building performance, reduce energy consumption, and shrink their structure’s environmental footprint would do well to focus first on their lighting, cooling, space heating, and ventilation systems.
Zondits has previously written on the rebound effect and how it has been used as an argument, albeit a flawed one, against energy efficiency. A few years ago David Owen published a controversial piece in The New Yorker…
Buildings consume nearly 40% of the world’s energy, and in the past 20 years the building industry has focused on sustainability, efficiency, and practical energy-saving solutions for both new construction and retrofits.
The People’s Climate March raised awareness about how important it is to find and use technologies that will help save energy, reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and start to reverse climate change. One of the most promising and affordable technologies is LED light bulbs, also known as LEDs.