US design and construction companies along with building owners and operators have agreed to incorporate resilience in planning, building materials selection, design, construction and operational techniques. The industry groups define resilience as the ability to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from and more successfully adapt to adverse events. The … Read more »
Chicago’s proposed mandatory energy benchmarking has come under fire from BOMA/Chicago, the local chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association. The organization says that while it does not oppose the mandatory benchmarking, it believe the ordinance’s public disclosure mandate “will unfairly penalize and marginalize” owners of many older structures, including … Read more »
The Building Owners and Managers Association International has issued a list of top-10 ways commercial real estate professionals can make energy efficiency and sustainability a priority, as follows: Measure and Manage. Benchmark energy and water consumption through Energy Star Portfolio Manager. Read more at Energy Manager Today.