Let’s Get Passive About Energy Efficiency

October 1, 2010

On last week’s Energy Efficiency Industry Cluster Tour, one of our stops was a green building project designed by Mithun, a local architecture firm. In describing the building’s energy efficiency feature, our guide used the analogy of buildings as “either sailboats or powerboats.” I thought it was a great analogy, and really highlighted that, sometimes, the best way to ensure energy efficiency in a building is to do nothing. Read the rest of this entry »