Daylighting solutions and design for commercial buildings

Effective daylighting solutions and designs bring natural light deep into the interior of commercial buildings creating brighter, healthier spaces for occupants. Thoughtful daylighting strategies save energy by reducing the need for artificial lighting during daytime hours. It can also help heat buildings during the day in cooler environments or [...]

The economic, social, and environmental benefits of green roofs

By retrofitting rooftops with lush vegetation, commercial property owners can create thriving green oases that provide economic, social, and environmental benefits. As stakeholders continue to prioritize ESG principles, green roofs offer a visually striking way to showcase a commitment to the planet and the local community. What is a [...]

The building envelope explained: What it is and why it matters

A building envelope is one of the most critical components in a building's functionality and energy efficiency. This barrier between interior and exterior environments regulates temperature, moisture, airflow, and noise control. With rising energy costs and a growing focus on sustainability, properly designing and optimizing the envelope is essential [...]

Supervisory Control and its impact on operational efficiency

Building owners and managers need to constantly optimize operations, reduce costs, and provide more attractive, productive spaces for tenants to stay profitable. Supervisory control systems can help building owners and managers keep up with demands and remain competitive. It gives managers unprecedented visibility and control over building operations, allowing [...]

Energy recovery ventilation: Introducing low costs and high gains

When it comes to maintaining a comfortable and healthy indoor environment, traditional ventilation systems often fall short. Oftentimes, they operate inefficiently which leads to excessive energy consumption and skyrocketing utility bills. Energy recovery ventilation (ERV) provides an elegant solution to this age-old problem. By harnessing the power of heat [...]

Thermal mass: Understanding how it works for energy efficiency

Thermal mass is the hidden gem of green buildings, allowing for the selection of materials that absorb and store heat energy. By effectively leveraging the thermal mass of different materials, you can provide more comfortable and efficient spaces. Smart buildings expand on these possibilities by using AI algorithms that [...]

Real estate’s energy efficiency: different strategies for reducing emissions

Unlocking the potential of energy efficiency in the real estate industry: Strategies for reducing consumption and saving costs To create a sustainable real estate industry and decrease emissions, owners, managers, and caretakers need to adopt a holistic and total approach to energy reduction. Discover ways to save energy through [...]