Improving the performance of existing commercial buildings: the chemistry of sustainable construction
Retrofitting our existing commercial buildings is one of the key steps to overcoming the economic and environmental challenges we face.
It’s time to raise the performance of our existing commercial buildings. To reduce energy consumption. To increase durability. To lessen environmental impact and lifecycle cost. The 4.8 million existing commercial buildings in the United States have an impact and an influence on every man, woman and child in the country. They are our offices, stores, healthcare facilities, schools and places of worship, our warehouses and storage facilities, hotels and places of assembly.