The signs that a building is not operating as desired can be subtle, but we recently heard from a building owner with a very clear indicator that something was wrong: his tenants were wearing [...]
Leveraging Facilities Condition Assessments for Property Management While they’re typically made of metal, wood, glass and/or stone, buildings are a lot like people: periodic checkups are the [...]
As building owners contemplate ways to save money and comply with federal regulations, Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) offer a proven avenue to reduced costs and enhanced efficiency, [...]
There is an old saying that there are three unavoidable things in life: death, taxes and construction delays. While we can’t help you with the first two things, I can assure you that enhanced [...]
There has been a shift in the definiton of building excellence from opulence – Taj Mahal, Empire State, the Biltmore – to an excellence in driving performance – Net Zero, Zero Impact, LEED Gold. [...]
The evolution of Building Automation Systems has done more to improve the day-to-day operation and ongoing commissioning of building systems than any other technology in the past ten years.