Cost-Effective Lighting Retro Fits Can Lead To Huge Savings:

27th February, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Cost-effective lighting retro fits can lead to huge savings. Occupancy or vacancy sensors foreclosed spaces as conference spaces are occupied 30-70% of the time ,offices 35% of the time, and bathrooms 10% of the time. Estimated payback: two years. Daylight harvesting ($65-180 per workstation for sensors and wireless controls), ROI 5 years, daylight harvesting can […] Read More

Net Zero Commercial Building-How they Did It!

17th December, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

The largest net zero energy building in the world is the Phoenix regional office of DPR Construction. The LEED-NC Platinum facility features an 87 foot solar chimney that enables a passive cooling system, releasing hot air out of the building while drawing cooler air in; 90 operable windows work in tandem with  the energy monitoring […] Read More

Slashing emissions and taking names…

7th October, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

“How big data centers can out greenhouse gas emissions by 88%…” according to new Standford research, simply by switching to efficient, off-the-shelf equipment and improving energy management, data centers could be significantly more sustainable. Click here for full article. Tweet This Post Read More