20 Oct '16, 5pm

Reality Check: AIA 2030 Commitment 2015 Progress Report

The report emphasizes the value of energy modeling in meeting the increasingly stringent benchmarks: “If energy models are defined early in the process, targets and strategies can be refined to meet programmatic goals while hitting predicted energy reduction goals.” It also includes a case study on Lake|Flato in which the firm’s sustainability manager, Heather Holdridge, Assoc. AIA, refutes an antiquated approach to assessing a project’s energy usage. “Before models we had been relying on our intuition—and we’ve learned that intuition isn’t always right,” she says.

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