Contruction Today - July/August 2017 - 54
By Udi Meirav
The Way to
or decision makers in the construction industry, keeping on top of the
trends and best practices in building
design can be an ongoing challenge
as business priorities constantly shift to
address changes in the market.
Of course, energy efficiency is increasingly
important as companies keep a close eye
on the bottom line and look to improve the
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competitiveness of their operations for greater cost savings. In addition, indoor air quality (IAQ) in buildings is of increasing concern.
A recent study by Harvard University indicated that even modest
improvements to IAQ may have a profound impact on the decision-making performance of workers. Because of this, builders have
to consider the needs of building owners, who are faced with growing
apprehension from their tenants and workers about the quality of air
and the environment where they work.
Given these challenges, the commercial building industry is hun-