An atrium presents special ventilation concerns. When it comes to getting professional feedback, consider not only whom to ask, but how you phrase the question. In at least one case, this process led to a finished design going up in smoke.
The advent of deregulation and the ever-decreasing cost of information technologies is making that meter on the side of the building a hot property. Manufacturers, utilities, and energy services providers are lined up at the door, wanting to offer metering services to companies big and small.
The philosophy behind creating an Office of Energy Management helped California State University (Northridge) make the transition from $350 million in damage to $700,000 in annual savings.After the 1994 earthquake