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Six Sustainability Considerations For A Building Envelope-First Approach

RJC Engineers
Publication date:
February 11, 2022
Article Summary: 

The blog discusses six sustainability considerations that can help in achieving a building envelope first approach for commercial and residential buildings. The six considerations are: building design and material selection, energy efficiency and passive design, natural light and ventilation, maintenance and repairs, lifecycle cost analysis, and building codes and standards. The article explains how these considerations can help in enhancing the performance of a building envelope and promoting energy efficiency. The blog highlights that an effective building envelope can result in long-term energy savings and help in meeting sustainability goals.


sustainability, building envelope, energy efficiency, passive design, natural light, ventilation, maintenance, repairs, lifecycle cost analysis, building codes, standards, commercial buildings, residential buildings, energy savings, sustainability goals.

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RJC Engineers
Six Sustainability Considerations For A Building Envelope-First Approach
February 11, 2022
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