26 Jun '12, 6pm

Study Available: Most U.S. Buildings Not Sustainable | 2012-06-26 | ED+C Magazine via @edcmagazine

Siemens Building Technologies Division announced the availability of a new study “A Path to Achieving Higher Building Performance,” that reveals the vast majority of public and private commercial buildings in the U.S. have a long way to go on the path to sustainable and energy-efficient operations. Conducted in collaboration with McGraw-Hill Construction, the study explored trends in specific operational improvements, ongoing operational services and renovations at organizations in the office, healthcare and higher education sectors. “We recognize that greater adoption of energy efficiency and sustainability practices within buildings is critical to address our nation’s challenges in the areas of infrastructure, climate change and continued economic vibrancy,” said Brad Haeberle, senior director and head of Building Automation Service for Siemens Building Technologies Divi...

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