It’s the time of year when thermostats and energy bills go up. When it comes to heat loss in buildings and offices, the most common culprit is windows. In many commercial buildings, a large portion of the surface is often windows, where heat loss can become a major issue with a
According to the US. Department of Energy- Buildings Data Book 2011, commercial buildings consume 18.2 quadrillion BTUs and spend over $179 billion per year meeting energy demands. Since 53% of commercial buildings have single-pane glass and these buildings experience a typical 20% to
It’s election time again and like the previous election, there is no shortage of mudslinging, debates and promises. Regardless of your political beliefs, one thing that most consumers and business would agree on is the need to reduce the cost of energy–from gasoline to hom
When it comes to energy efficiency in commercial buildings, a common phrase used is “sealing the building envelope”–essentially minimizing the potential for energy loss from the building. Sealing the building envelope is important for two primary reasons: First, it
In a time when energy demands to cool buildings and residences during a summer with record heat and drought, energy and utility infrastructures are being pushed to the breaking point–most recently in India, where a blackout earlier this week left 670 million without power for tw
So, your business has decided it’s time to do something about your skyrocketing heat and air conditioning bills. Hopefully you’ve completed a thermal imaging study and understand in dollars and cents, what energy loss through your windows is costing you each month.