Iowa Utilities Board and Office of Consumer Advocate: Des Moines, Iowa
From Darkness to Light
When it comes to designing and operating high performing buildings, occupant behavior can be one of the hardest variables to predict and control. Find out how this project gained employee buy-in even before the building opened. Despite initial challenges involving glare, employees joined in the effort to maximize energy efficiency, giving up individual coffee pots and mini-fridges, and opening windows as prompted for the natural ventilation system.