Creating a truly green building may be harder than rocket science

September 11, 2017 by  
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Promised energy savings in buildings don’t deliver. The problem is inept modeling systems that fail to capture how buildings really work.

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Does ‘net zero’ live up to the hype?

August 23, 2017 by  
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Utilities are peering into a likely future of high-efficiency buildings with integrated photovoltaics, shrinking base loads and peaking generation.

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The commercial building sector is disrupting the lighting industry

August 22, 2017 by  
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Moving beyond energy savings and building codes for the adoption of “human-centric” lighting controls.

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How P&G, Wells Fargo finance the circular economy

August 22, 2017 by  
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Here are three approaches to harness the business opportunities in radically rethinking materials and waste.

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3 ways building controls must evolve

July 17, 2017 by  
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The dream of energy efficient, comfortable and intuitive buildings lies in better operational controls.

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Why Kilroy is turning buildings into batteries

July 7, 2017 by  
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Its initial energy storage installations in California, which should be online in 2018, will automate demand response services more seamless for tenants.

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5 ways to win private investors for energy-efficient buildings

May 26, 2017 by  
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It’s a virtuous circle: Clear policies encourage investments, and investor interest encourages government action

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3 key trends peer into the future of connected buildings

April 17, 2017 by  
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Investors are still skittish about early-stage startups selling automation and energy-management apps, but the market for software, sensors and services for smarter offices, factories and groceries stores is maturing gracefully.

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A case for reconstructing the world of sustainable building standards

March 25, 2017 by  
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Certifications must go beyond incremental improvements meant to minimize climate change. Instead, architects and engineers should aspire to create blueprints that are socially, economically and environmentally “regenerative.”

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3 important data questions about smart buildings

January 18, 2017 by  
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Data plays an important role in enabling our building stock to play a productive role in the low-carbon electricity system of the future. Here is what we need to ask it.

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