Category: Buildings

Energy Benchmarking and Transparency Policies Are Driving Efficiency in Urban Buildings

When President Trump announced that the US would pull out of the Paris Climate agreement, many people, particularly those that have advocated for energy efficiency and renewables, were disappointed. Some were plain outraged. But in the wake of that announcement, many states, cities and corporations announced that ‘We Are Still In,’ and established their own carbon emission goals to help meet the Paris goals.

Building delivery / Market transformation

It can be argued that evolutions in building strategy and building delivery are running parallel. But to make significant progress we need to shift to an integrated approach that coordinates stakeholders across the building life into the design process, and an advanced delivery strategy for a more holistic approach to transform America’s complex urban landscape.

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