The Building Innovation Hub provides expert insight into the latest trends in DC-area commercial real estate, focusing on emerging and growing concepts relevant to green buildings, building automation, high-performance design, smart building technology, and more.
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Building owners looking to take advantage of tax incentives as they improve their properties in line with BEPS should check out the updated 179D deduction, recently expanded by the Inflation Reduction Act.
This Q&A explains code-based metering requirements for new buildings in the District and best practices around how to apply metering to existing buildings and using data.
Local and international experts convened to discuss challenges and solutions to equitable, safe, zero-carbon buildings.
To learn more about the Building Energy Performance Standards law in practice, the Hub team interviewed a handful of building owners and managers representing buildings subject to BEPS.
On April 6, 2023 Theresa Backhus shared the industry feedback the Hub has received regarding the Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) with the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, Budget Oversight Hearing on the Department of Energy and Environment and the Green Finance Authority.
New Hub team members Mary Thomas and Yolanda Bonner share their background and ambitions for the Hub.
MD Energy Advisors' Co-Founder Paul Clary chats about the different opportunities that Washington, D.C.'s BEPS can offer.
Theresa Backhus, the new Director of the Hub, lays out her vision
The Building Innovation Hub Announces DC's greenest buildings, as measured by ENERGY STAR scores in 2021
Theresa Backhus becomes Director of the DC Building Innovation Hub as Lindsey Falasca joins White House CEQ as Director for Net Zero Federal Buildings.
Washington DC's Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) Director Tommy Wells talks about sustainability and infrastructure in the District.
The Hub interviews Ameresco about high-performance building trends