Survey reveals improvements in energy efficiency

Good news on the energy efficiency front: even while the square footage of commercial buildings is on the rise, energy consumption is growing at a much slower rate. Those are part of the findings from the 2012 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey released...

Green doesn’t always mean new; retrofits are on the rise

When you think about green buildings that boast maximum energy efficiency, you probably imagine a newly-constructed building. But that may no longer be the case.   The green-construction trend is shifting from new construction to retrofitting existing...