Going green with building certifications like LEED, WELL, and Energy Star can be a significant step towards reaching net zero carbon emission goals, but ESD, now Stantec Energy Engineer Matthew Zweibruck says don’t stop there. (Learn more about the FacilitiesNet summit.)
Starting this year, Chicago buildings will be required to post their energy rating in a prominent location under the new City of Chicago Energy Rating System. What steps can buildings take in an effort to increase their rating?
Samantha Davidson outlines four best practices to improve a building’s energy-rating score in the article “Is your facility four-star worthy?” for the Illinois Real Estate Journal. Re-evaluating building hours and retrofitting lighting to include LEDS are among the suggestions the energy expert offers.