Advantage of Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings

energy efficient commercial buildings
Owning and operating energy efficient commercial buildings has proven to lower utility bills, improve occupancy rates, and increase rents and net operating income. Energy efficiency must not be thought as a one-and-done process; it is a continuous build. With each passing year, building equipment becomes more inefficient. It is imperative, ...

What is the WELL Building Standard?

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Recent trends in energy efficiency and social and market forces and have spurred the development of green buildings. Green buildings are those that decrease energy consumption and CO2 emissions while providing employees with cleaner and healthier workplaces. Numerous studies over the years have proven that healthy workplaces improve employee morale ...

Energy Efficiency Projects

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Since 1998, Prism Energy Services has been a leader in the evaluation, design, and installation of energy efficiency measures for commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout New England. With energy prices on the rise, building owners are continuously looking for energy cost-saving solutions. We are so proud to help customers ...

Reducing Commercial Building Energy Drift

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Energy drift is the gradual decrease in energy performance and efficiency of your building's mechanical systems, such as lighting, HVAC, boilers, chillers, rooftop units, and others. According to research from Texas A&M and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (NBNL), energy drift can account for a decrease of system efficiency between ...

Optimizing Chiller Efficiency With Variable Frequency Drives

chiller efficiency
Chillers represent the single largest energy consuming piece of equipment within most mid-size to large commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. On average, commercial chillers can account for 35-50 percent of a building's annual electricity use.  Chillers usually have a lifespan of about 15-20 years and can weigh anywhere from 20 ...

Patient Satisfaction and Profitability

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Managing costs while improving value-based care continues to be a challenge for the healthcare industry. Value-based care, an initiative to provide only the care and services that patients want and need, derived from the initiative to improve the patient experience. Improving the patient experience consists of many variables, including the ...