Building Envelope

  • Baby It’s Cold Inside

    Courtesy of the Urban Green Council Typical buildings would be between 32°F and 43°F indoors. New buildings are a little better, but still not resilient. A high-performing building that has …

  • The Building Energy Asset Score

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Energy Asset Score (Asset Score) is a national standardized tool for assessing the physical and structural energy efficiency of commercial and multif …

  • Everything you need to know about cooling from the DOE

    As summer starts to heat up and temperatures rise, many of us are cranking up the air conditioners to stay cool. With just a few small changes, you can relax in comfort this summer while sav …

  • Are You Spending Through The Roof?

    Up to 16% of fuel in New York City buildings is used to heat air lost through rooftop vents according to a new Urban Green Council report.