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San Francisco’s New Annual Energy Benchmark Summary Report for existing commercial buildings – how does it work?

On February 1, 2011 the Board of Supervisors of San Francisco passed an ordinance amending the San Francisco Environment Code to adopt the San Francisco Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance, requiring owners of non-residential buildings to conduct Energy Efficiency Audits of their properties and file Annual Energy Benchmark Summaries for their buildings, and making environmental findings. What exactly does that mean to you as a building owner? Continue reading

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Retrofit Opportunity: Automatic lighting controls

Daylight in buildings can save energy if the electric lighting is switched or dimmed in response to changes in daylight levels. Continue reading

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