Energy management has become a hot topic in the commercial building market. It also is emerging in importance in the residential market. This page provides the latest information on how the desire to save energy and dollars is driving both building automation and home automation.
Offering home-performance services can set a contracting business apart from its competition, help bring in new business from both existing and new customers, and create interesting work for its employees, all while providing a comfortable and safe home for your customers.
Recognizing the amount of energy used by the residential building sector, ASHRAE and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) are revising their residential energy standard with a goal of making it 50 percent more efficient than the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, which serves as the industry benchmark.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National League of Cities have announced the launch of the Better Buildings Zero Energy Districts Accelerator to move the building market toward adopting sustainable practices to help achieve zero energy use in buildings.
Steve Nguyen, senior director of marketing at BuildingIQ, discusses advanced data analysis and automation capabilities, the importance of data in commercial HVAC applications, and more. Posted on Sept. 23.