Great news for buildings using ENERGY STAR to benchmark and earn recognition for energy performance: Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed its months-long review of its current ENERGY STAR scoring model for office spaces, which was implemented in August 2018 and which caused scores in office buildings to drop, particularly in cold climates.
Companies across the United States could save roughly $1 billion annually in energy costs by replacing 10-to-20-ton rooftop air conditioning units (RTU) with ones that meet the high performance RTU specification.
In the last two years, Jim Vallort has conducted presentations in Greece, Malaysia and other global hot spots. Finally, he showed up to give his insightful talks within driving range of ESD’s Willis Tower headquarters.
Chicago is a leader in sustainability. Within the past year, the city has experienced a couple of new updates relating to building energy including changes in ENERGY STAR scores and Chicago's new energy rating system.