Wisconsin Energy Institute

NSF funds UW sustainability project studying the human component of green buildings


Mark Riechers

September 27, 2012

Designing a "green" building involves considering a multitude of variables - everything from electrical efficiency to airflow controls to natural sources of light, heat and energy. But engineering more efficient building control systems is only part of the picture; for a building to be truly green, the occupants living and working within it need to know how to behave in a sustainable way as well.

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