Improving Envelope Performance in Existing Properties

Originally published by the following source: SBC MagazineMay 22, 2019
by ABTG Staff with contributions by ABTG Professional Engineers


If a property owner is considering an upgrade to improve energy efficiency, a building envelope inspection is recommended first.

Designing a building with an efficient envelope from the start is the optimal solution, but the business case is often favorable for upgrades in existing properties. However, before proceeding with any building upgrade, the recommended first step is identifying deficiencies in the existing envelope.

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