You tune up your bike each year, right? And your car? So, why not buildings?

By improving the energy efficiency of our buildings, a report by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy claims our country could reduce emissions by 33 percent.

This may be because when contractors design buildings, their primary priorities are function, comfort and ease of use—not energy efficiency, according to Dianne Herrin

This was written for the December 2019 issue of GRID Magazine. Read entire column here.