With Building Exterior, Efficiency is Skin Deep
The explosion of green options for the built environment can create a tremendous amount of confusion for the building owner or facility manager when faced with implementing repairs or upgrades to a building's exterior envelope.
Identifying and selecting the appropriate criteria for evaluating cladding repair or upgrade options can be difficult. A systematic approach is critical in terms of identifying and evaluating criteria to consider when making decisions regarding what to use and how to implement building envelope improvements.
David Cook, Principal Architect in Structural & Architectural Evaluation, and co-chair of the Green Solutions Practice Group, authored this June 2011 Building Operating Management article.
Source: Building Operating Management
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