Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® CEO to Speak at International Symposium
Edwin B. Hathaway to discuss Dynamic Building Envelopes
“Buildings currently account for 75% of the carbon emissions on the planet, so if we are serious about reducing greenhouse effects we need to explore better ways to design and construct buildings to achieve vastly improved energy performance,” says Hathaway.
Hathaway notes, “We can develop building envelopes designed to accept or reject free energy provided by the external ecosystem, and, as a result, significantly reduce the cost of power required to achieve a comfortable, internal environment.”
Hathaway will explore the capabilities of Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope(®)’s proprietary new software BIM IQ(®),( )referencing three case studies: “The Bow,” Encana’s headquarters in
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