Author: Adam Klein

Lessons Learned - Stone34

Performance contracts, where the project team is held to energy and water performance guarantees established during design, are beginning to see more widespread use. The challenge is to align each party’s interests with those of the building, from design through the performance verification period. Here are some helpful suggestions.

Stone34, Seattle

Guaranteeing the actual energy use of a newly constructed building with severe financial penalties on the line is a much more significant challenge — one that few teams pursue.