Posts Tagged ‘commercial construction’

DOE Invests in Energy Efficiency Program that Utilizes Window Film

Jul 11th, 2017

The Department of Energy (DOE) says it will invest more than $3 million into five programs to improve the energy efficiency of commercial buildings. By utilizing and combining different technologies, including window film, these programs—led by a mix of energy consultants, non-governmental organizations, utilities and technology providers—aim to spur innovation that will ultimately reduce the […]

Growth of Commercial Building Size Outpacing Increase in Number of Buildings

Jun 24th, 2014

Commercial buildings continue to get bigger and bigger—at least the bigger ones do, anyway. According to the recently released 2012 preliminary results of the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the amount of commercial floorspace in the U.S. increased from 51 billion square feet in 1979 to 87.4 billion […]