Studies continue to show cost-effectiveness of commissioning buildings

The Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (LBNL) recently released a year-long meta-analysis of costs and benefits of commissioning that more than doubles the number of building and project area on which the previous studies were based. The latest study, conducted in 2018 and released this summer, is an update to their previous reports.

Read more about all three reports and key metrics compiled by Taitem for building professionals

Industrializing Deep Energy Retrofits

Deep energy retrofits of existing structures are an absolute must for meeting any reasonable carbon emission reduction goals, but cost-effective retrofits are challenging, to say the least. Taitem teamed up with King + King Architects to bring a five-building, 40-unit, two-story, wood-framed apartment complex in upstate New York to a net zero energy and Passive House level of performance.

Read more about the details of the project and the long-term phased plan of retrofit measures

BCorp United Way USGBC Energy Star CNY Best Places to Work

from the Taitem blog