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Posted on April 13, 2017

New Construction

In 2015, the Seattle Energy Code saw increased strictness in airtightness requirements with the maximum allowable leakage rate shifting from 0.4 to 0.3 cfm per square foot. That may not seem significant at first glance, but consider this: as of this post, multifamily buildings tested by RDH had a 92% pass rate at 0.4 cfm […]

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Posted on April 22, 2016

Research + Education

Energy-efficient design in buildings is helping reduce the carbon footprint of our communities and manage future energy costs in North America. A key element in achieving energy efficiency is to measure and verify energy savings and emissions reductions, ensuring that low energy buildings continue to perform: enter RDH. In 2013 RDH was retained to undertake […]

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Posted on August 24, 2015

Existing Buildings

Condominium owners know how much they are paying for electricity and gas when their bills arrive every month or two. But most owners don’t have a reference point to compare their usage against. Is your building using more or less than average? What about the common spaces that you pay for indirectly through building management […]

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Posted on January 14, 2015

Existing Buildings

There is a ‘glass half-full’ perspective worth considering: upgrades that increase the market value and desirability of your building(s) (to both prospective purchasers and tenants), grow your equity, and improve aesthetics and tenant comfort also tend to improve its energy performance.

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Posted on August 7, 2014

RDH News

Let’s face it: sometimes it can be a struggle to work towards your company’s environmental goals. We found that implementing a lot of small, inexpensive changes added up to a big difference.

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Posted on April 13, 2017

New Construction

In 2015, the Seattle Energy Code saw increased strictness in airtightness requirements with the maximum allowable leakage rate shifting from 0.4 to 0.3 cfm per square foot. That may not seem significant at first glance, but consider this: as of this post, multifamily buildings tested by RDH had a 92% pass rate at 0.4 cfm […]

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Posted on April 22, 2016

Research + Education

Energy-efficient design in buildings is helping reduce the carbon footprint of our communities and manage future energy costs in North America. A key element in achieving energy efficiency is to measure and verify energy savings and emissions reductions, ensuring that low energy buildings continue to perform: enter RDH. In 2013 RDH was retained to undertake […]

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Posted on August 24, 2015

Existing Buildings

Condominium owners know how much they are paying for electricity and gas when their bills arrive every month or two. But most owners don’t have a reference point to compare their usage against. Is your building using more or less than average? What about the common spaces that you pay for indirectly through building management […]

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Posted on January 14, 2015

Existing Buildings

There is a ‘glass half-full’ perspective worth considering: upgrades that increase the market value and desirability of your building(s) (to both prospective purchasers and tenants), grow your equity, and improve aesthetics and tenant comfort also tend to improve its energy performance.

More+

Posted on August 7, 2014

RDH News

Let’s face it: sometimes it can be a struggle to work towards your company’s environmental goals. We found that implementing a lot of small, inexpensive changes added up to a big difference.

More+