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A Website for Buildings, Honestly – Honest Buildings

Really a website for buildings?  Yes, Honest Buildings is a brand new beta website that allows users to find and compare information, rating and reviews for every commercial or residential building in the U.S.  Search an address in one of 5,570 cities, and ratings on the building’s walkability, energy use, and LEED compliance shed light […]

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Daylight Savings Time- Energy Savings?

Spring Ahead, Fall Back- we all know the routine.  Daylight Savings Time started again on March 4th at 2am.   One of the biggest reasons we change our clocks to Daylight Saving Time (DST) is that it reportedly saves electricity. Newer studies, however, are challenging this idea. Energy use and the demand for electricity for lighting […]

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Baseball is Going Green in Miami

Finally they yelled “Play Ball!” at the new Miami Marlins stadium!  The stadium opened this week with a game between rival high school teams and witht hat opening, baseball is going green in Miami. This high tech is the first LEED-certified pro sports stadium with a retractable roof.  This LEED certification has not been cheap, […]

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Save Energy – Save Time – Get Smart

In today’s world, the multi-tasking smartphone is the most convenient way to manage from off site.  Advanced Control Corporation provides comprehensive telephone based tenant override technology that is personally tailored to fit your building automation needs. The telephone based override module allows tenants the capability to override HVAC, lighting, and temperature controls.  Our telephone based […]

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Square Footage of LEED-Certified Existing Buildings Surpasses New Construction

For the first time, the total square footage of LEED-certified existing buildings surpassed LEED-certified new construction, according to the U. S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Historically, USGBC has seen the majority of LEED-certification volume and sq. ft.  comprised of new construction projects. As of December, the sq. ft. of LEED-certification for existing buildings exceeded new […]

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