14B — September 27 - October 10, 2013 — Green Buildings — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal


G reen B uildings

Creating the perfect environment

By Mark Bourbeau, Green Cents Solutions Tracking bldg. performance is key to energy efficiency heating season.

• MEP Design • Sprinkler Design • Commissioning • Energy Conservation and incentives


y making improve- ments to building sys- tems, your buildings

about buildings efficiency is to install one of these systems and begin to focus on equip- ment operation. Data loggers are much cheaper than a whole BMS. A data logger records infor- mation on what is important to the user; whether it is temperature, power usage or the amount of times a piece of equipment turns on and off. Data loggers and BMS systems are important pieces of equipment every building owner should look into. Mark Bourbeau is presi- dent of Green Cents Solu- tions in Pelham, NY. n use; connecting capital and real estate through value; and health-conscious design and development. Real estate icon and chair- man of Equity Group In- vestments , Sam Zell , and Chicago Mayor and former White House Chief of Staff, RahmEmanuel, will be among the many keynote speakers headlining the meeting.  The Fall Meeting’s real es- tate sessions are renowned for providing journalists with the most timely and relevant analyses of where the industry is heading, offering unprec- edented access to some of the globe’s most influential real estate leaders. n

During the heating season, electrical costs rise to be 30% higher than baseload usage and 50% of total demand. These increases are caused by the production of heat and hot water. A great way to begin to lessen the load is to begin to track when equipment is being turned on/off and the duration of its operation. This can be done by installing a Building Management System (BMS) or data logger. BMS can control a whole building through a computer. A great way to learn more communities. As the largest of the institute’s events and one of the industry’s premier meetings, the annual ULI Fall Meeting routinely draws nearly 7,000 members and guests, including interna- tionally renowned land use experts representing all land use disciplines.  The theme for the meeting, “ULI Works,” will highlight ULI’s impact on the creation of thriving communities for the 21st century. This year’s spe- cial programming will feature sessions on technology and urbanization; coastal develop- ment and the creation of resil- ient communities; demand and market forces; energy and land

work more efficiently - which means savingmoney and reducing emissions. The heat- ing season marks the t i m e f o r higher oper-

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ating costs in the Northeast. Building owners need to be- gin to look at their heating usage charts. Electrical costs are rarely associated with the

Building 21st Century Communities: ULI to host 2013 fall meeting in Chicago


WASHINGTON, DC —Cit- ies in the U.S. and around the world are facing 21st cen- tury challenges resulting from population and demographic shifts, new economic driv- ers and increasing concerns related to climate change. Re- thinking urban development to meet these socioeconomic and environmental realities will be a primary focus of the 2013 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Annual Fall Meeting in Chicago.  Set for November 5-8 at the McCormick Place Convention Center, the meeting will cover a broad range of issues, from the outlook for property fun- damentals to creating healthy

Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal presents SUSTAINABLE DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION Spotlight: October 25 th , 2013

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