14 Nov '11, 9pm

Green Building Owners Get Help Tracking Performance

Green Building Owners Get Help Tracking Performance

Continuous improvement is a mantra among green building proponents, and a new guide on tracking building performance is aimed at helping property owners and managers do the job. "The Building Performance Tracking Handbook " was developed by the California Commissioning Collaborative with funding from the state's Energy Commission and can be applied to buildings throughout the country. Even a building constructed to the most exacting environmental standards needs to be operated and maintained properly to perform as designed. To ensure that's happening and to make continuous improvement standard operating procedure for a building, owners and managers need to know what their buildings are doing, how and where their properties are using energy, and whether that meets expectations. Tracking building performance enables building operators to collect that information, determine w...

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