Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) can account for as much as 30% of a building's annual energy usage. CES offers a wealth of opportunities for businesses to cost-effectively improve the energy efficiency of their HVAC systems and save money on energy bills.
Orlando is a national leader in energy efficiency for new and existing commercial buildings that reduce waste and pollution, while saving businesses and residents significant amounts of money.
Mayor Dyer launched Green Works Orlando in 2007 to transform Orlando into one of the most environmentally-friendly, economically and socially vibrant communities in the nation. Green Works Orlando represents our commitment to utilize the City’s regional leadership position to build partnerships and share resources that foster positive environmental changes.
Few measures are more important to the building energy improvement process than energy audits and retro-commissioning. Like routine service on an automobile, these measures can identify building energy performance issues, assess opportunities to improve performance and fine-tune systems to ensure maximum energy efficiency.
FROM BENCHMARKING TO AUDITING
Most buildings could function more efficiently, as evidenced by ENERGY STAR benchmarking scores under 100, but since they are as unique as people, they need to be independently analyzed to determine which improvements could most cost-effectively enhance their energy performance.