Symposium on Resilient Design for Buildings, Communities and Cities

Posted presentations illustrate how stakeholders are addressing resilience at multiple scales, assessing risks and responding through design strategies in buildings and cities.

Funding to Demonstrate Energy-efficient Comfort with Smart Ceiling Fans and Thermostats

A new award of $1.9 million in funding will support integration and evaluation of new internet-enabled products can improve customers’ comfort while reducing energy costs.

2016 Webinar Series on Evaluating the New Workplace: Theory, Tools and Case Studies

Our series featured workplace evaluation experts who presented practices to understand and create better workspaces for employees, managers and owners.

Livable Analytics: Occupant Satisfaction Surveys for Building Evaluation

CBE’s occupant survey shows how well a building is performing from the perspective of its occupants. Use of the survey also qualifies for thermal comfort verification LEED credits.

CBE Wins DOE Catalyst Energy
Innovation Award

The award will provide funding to advance the work of Livable Analytics, which provides occupant survey tools to assess and understand occupant satisfaction and interaction in commercial buildings.

CBE Wins Major Research Awards with Industry Partner Support

New funding will support research on radiant systems, energy efficient thermal comfort, and on new technologies for monitoring and control of commercial buildings.

Interactive Radiant System Buildings Map Now Available

CBE has developed an interactive online map of radiant system buildings across the globe. This is a valuable resouce for design teams and commercial building stakeholders.

Updated Thermal Comfort Tool Available

Use this web-based tool to predict thermal comfort that meets ASHRAE Standard-55. Includes detailed options for conventional building systems, adaptive comfort, and increased air speeds.