New Multifamily Guide Offers Solutions that Deliver Up to 25% Energy Savings

Post / October 10, 2017 / Energy Codes

Multifamily buildings pose a conundrum for advancing energy performance. As a building type, they are caught somewhere between commercial buildings and single-family residences – they are often constructed like commercial buildings, yet used as residential buildings. Energy-efficient technologies and design...

Best Practice Options for LED Lighting in Multifamily Offer Illumination Without Negative Impacts

Post / July 5, 2017 / Lighting

This material has been excerpted from the soon-to-be-released Multifamily Guide offering best practice design for high performance multifamily new construction projects. Stay tuned for more information on the Guide’s release. LED lighting had some of its earliest and broadest successes...

FirstView® for Affordable Multifamily – Looking for Partners, Building Data, and Pilot Testers

Post / January 12, 2015

Most commercial buildings have little or no easy-to-access energy performance feedback data. New Buildings Institute has drawn on its broad field experience and a deep well of building data to develop software to solve this problem. FirstView is NBI’s web-based...