Constructing energy efficient buildings has become a broad trend in the past decade, with state and federal governments creating new standards and offering strong incentives for the private sector to update its materials and methods.
Perhaps the largest issue facing businesses is reconciling future goals with current demands.
As the demand for new energy sources rises, the ability for data centers to adjust to new models of power could greatly impact a variety of industries.
Temperatures in many areas of the U.S. have dropped to below-freezing levels, putting a strain on the ability of large commercial buildings to maintain normal heating conditions.
Replacing HVAC equipment isn’t always the easiest thing to do because it can be difficult to locate the sources of problems.
Global energy demand is beginning to take a new shape as countries continue to place a concerted emphasis on renewable energy production, according to the 2014 edition of the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook report.
As winter approaches and millions of businesses are finalizing their 2015 forecasts, energy costs may reveal room for improvement heading into the new year.
As the economy improves, more and more businesses will open, production will increase and the need for new HVAC equipment will grow right alongside it.
As the economy improves, the correlated effects of rising employment numbers and higher levels of real estate activity have created a positive atmosphere for construction, particularly commercial and industrial, heading into 2015.
In an unprecedented move, five of the largest and most important institutions across the building industry have come together to form a new guide for future construction techniques with the goal of increasing sustainability on a broad scale.