Energy efficiency is about more than adjusting the AC in the summer months or turning off lights when you leave a room — for large and complex commercial properties, green building starts at the design phase and incorporates HVAC, lighting, insulation, building materials and other systems — from a holistic, whole-building perspective.
Whether you’re developing a new property or retrofitting an existing one, energy-saving design requires technical expertise and industry experience. Leveraging the talents and proven success of a nationwide team of MEP engineers, architects, and energy professionals, SitelogIQ can provide consulting, project management, energy modeling, facility benchmarking, and other green building services.
Benefits of Energy-Efficient Design
The benefits of energy efficiency should be evident to anyone. Energy-efficient designs can save building owners money each year on their energy bills, reduce moisture problems, and increase the resale value of a property.
Investing in energy-efficient design will keep your operation’s costs as low as possible and reduce your reliance on fossil fuels. It can help you qualify for LEED, Green Globes, and other certifications — in addition to local, state, and federal tax credits and other incentives. It also contributes to the World Green Building Council’s efforts of transitioning to 100 percent Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs) by 2050.
Showing that you’re committed to energy efficiency — whether it’s through a large solar installation, LEED certification, or anything else — generates goodwill among stakeholders. In some industries, it can also be a valuable marketing tool.