A State Office Building Upgrades to Zero Net Energy
Small and Midsize Offices
Small and midsize office buildings in the US (those under 100,000 square feet) use an average of 15 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity and 38 cubic feet of natural gas per square foot annually.
By heating objects directly, radiant heating can lead to energy savings because occupants usually feel comfortable at lower overall HVAC temperatures. This article discusses the various radiant heater configurations and performance so you can make the best choice for your application.
LED technology continues to improve; these lamps are becoming more common in business settings. Learn about the best applications and potential energy savings for this emerging and increasingly cost-effective technology.
Large office buildings (those over 100,000 square feet) spend nearly 29% of their operating expenses on utilities, mostly electricity and natural gas. Learn about some great short- and long-term measures that can help large office buildings save energy and boost their bottom line.
Indirect lighting, in which light is mainly distributed upward rather than directly onto a work surface, minimizes glare on computer screens and creates a soft, inviting environment for concentrated work. System design can be challenging; find out what you need to know to make the right decision.