Energy efficiency, reduced carbon output and sustainability measures have been targets for those designing and operating commercial buildings for some time. Now, with Net Zero – where a building emits zero or less emissions through reduction measures - the goalposts…
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio rattled some cages in the commercial real estate and building design industries last year with what many popular news channels summarized as a ban on all glass and steel skyscrapers in the City.
While the benefits of mixed-use community living abound, not one developer could have foreseen the challenges of operating such a building in the wake of COVID-19.
New technologies have allowed glass exteriors to reach new heights in energy efficiency.