21 Mar '12, 4pm

4 keys to more energy-efficient corporate buildings

4 keys to more energy-efficient corporate buildings

Most companies recognize that smarter use of energy can contribute positively to their bottom line, so they jump on the bandwagon to seek ways to make their buildings more energy efficient. But there has to be a method to the madness, or they won't succeed, according to a global survey conducted by Johnson Controls. Johnson provides refrigeration, security and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC) for buildings worldwide and has set up the Institute for Building Efficiency , which analyzes issues and barriers surrounding commercial buildings' energy efficiency. In her presentation at a One Great Idea session during VERGE DC last week, the institute's director, Jennifer Layke, said that companies need to focus on four key aspects to succeed in energy management. Set a reduction goal. Analyze energy data frequently. Add external or internal personnel to ov...

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