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by Better Buildings Beat Team on May 02, 2019
The newest research from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and the Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) shows that building commissioning remains a cost-effective way to improve the operation of your building while lowering energy use and mitigating other risks associated with poor...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Dec 17, 2018
What is the relationship between a building’s energy efficiency features and its financial performance? Through the Better Buildings Alliance’s Market Solutions Team, DOE is working to find out. New research is underway in this field – supported by an RFP led by Lawrence Berkeley National...
by Cindy Zhu, DOE Fellow on Mar 27, 2018
In February, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) hosted an invite-only roundtable with a diverse representation of commercial building operators working to support smart building technology implementation. Attendees represented the commercial real estate, education, retail, grocery,...