High Performance Buildings: It’s Not Just Energy Efficiency

Legrand’s whitepaper The Drive for High Performance Buildings finds that performance buildings are driven by several factors beyond energy efficiency including security, information technology, environmental and regulatory forces, and changes in building design and management. The white paper says buildings have evolved over decades, but there’s now a “paradigm shift” in expectations in the built environment impacting the building sector, from corporate …

The 7 Trends Behind High-Performance Buildings

While we often focus on that ways in which high-performance buildings equate to energy savings and “green” buildings, the impacts are much more widespread. Such buildings offer other positive benefits to building owners, communities and the economy. They enhance work lifestyles, reduce operating/maintenance costs and focus in the longterm on the building lifecycle, according to the whitepaper, “The Drive for …