Building improvements are straightforward when the owner of a facility also is the occupant. The same cannot be said when, as in the case of many high-rise office buildings, the owner simply is the landlord, with dozens of tenants and spaces in various states and stages of occupancy. When it comes to energy, the tendency is for owners of these structures to charge tenants for all consumption and make no improvements. This is unfortunate, as opportunities for energy conservation—and, thu
Sustainable Ventilation in High-Rise Office Buildings
How owner-controlled base-building improvements and tenant-controlled space improvements can save energy in a high-rise office building.