23 May '12, 9am

What Makes A Building “Green?”

What Makes A Building “Green?”

Automation systems are a major source of energy efficiency in existing buildings. By controlling lighting and heating systems based on building occupancy, outside temperature, light and time of day, automation systems can reduce energy use by activating heating, cooling or led lighting only in those areas of the building that are necessary. Combined with a lighting retrofit and an energy conserving HVAC system, such as a heat recycler, automation systems can bring an older building up to the standard of many new construction green buildings.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/05/makes-building-green/

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