The Smart, Angry Home The New Yorker, January 5, 2015 Buildings are energy hogs. They require heating and cooling; they churn out hot water; they are thick with light bulbs, microwaves, and refrigerators. In 2013, residential and commercial buildings accounted for forty per cent of all the energy consumed in the United States. Smart meters […]
At a briefing this week, the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability introduced the proposal and set the stage for public information sessions about it in January. The proposed Energy Performance Reporting Policy would require commercial buildings to track energy performance using a free online tool called the Energy Star Portfolio Manager.
Energy management software company BuildingIQ was earlier this month awarded Best Commercial Energy Efficiency Project at the Energy Efficiency Council’s national awards for an energy optimisation project at the already high-performance National Information and Communications Technology Australia building in Sydney.