Tag: Existing Buildings
Buildings and communities can look to codes, standards, and financing to achieve sustainability and resilience goals.
LEED v5 O+M focuses on setting existing buildings on decarbonization path and addresses equity, health, ecosystems, and resilience
ACEEE looks at the expanding role of building performance standards as a key strategy to reduce emissions from existing buildings.
Building retrofit rates need to triple to meet the goals in the Paris Agreement, asserts research from JLL.
New Buildings Institute's Existing Building Decarbonization Code is a guide to reducing carbon emissions, as well as meeting climate action, public health, and equity goals.
ACI 562-19 gives building officials increased confidence that concrete repairs are performed in a way that provides an acceptable level of protection for the public.
The 64-floor skyscraper in downtown Pittsburgh is now the second-largest LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings V4 office building in the world.
National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council report addresses ways to improve the performance of the nation’s existing building stock and outlines efforts undertaken to date and the challenges that still remain.
Through its advanced data-driven infrastructure, Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities' HouseZero aims to shift the design and operation of buildings.
Facility management is on the front line of an expanding vision for the built environment.
Sponsored by the USBGC, the awards recognize improvements in existing buildings, which make up almost 50% of greenhouse gas emissions.
Lighting controls and advanced HVAC also gain ground at 2015 IECC final action hearings.
The standard was first published in 1981, and the need for its requirements has grown as more attention is paid to improving energy in current building stock. Public input to the proposed changes is being sought from May 4 until June 18.
In 2009, projects certified under LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M surpassed those certified under its new construction counterpart on an annual basis, a trend that continued in 2010 and 2011.
The need for the standard's requirements has grown as more attention is paid to improving energy in the country's current building stock. Public review is open until May 25, 2011.