Monster Commercial Archive for March, 2012
The use of interlocking concrete pavements is widespread for commercial building applications, primarily for walkways and patios. In fact production of what we also call “segmental pavements” is double per capita of what is in the US.
As J.D. Smith and Sons looks toward the future, it will continue to strive for excellence in greening its operations. These initiatives have included electric light retrofits in three facilities, automated HVAC control systems that have reduced natural gas consumption, an energy-smart roof replacement incorporating a reflective membrane, radiant space heating in garages, white interior walls, and upgraded roof insulation.
By simply experimenting with such things as retrofits that are applied to the virtual model in a multitude of combinations and permutations it is possible to correctly, instantly, and affordably increase the energy efficiency of the building.