If (My Building) Only Had a Brain

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Pause for a second and think about all of the buildings you were in yesterday, this week, and this month. Were you in an office building? Restaurant? Retail store? Theater? Hotel? Museum? Grocery store?

Now consider all of the other people (each of whom is a moving heat generator, oxygen consumer and carbon dioxide emitter*) that entered and exited those buildings yesterday, this week, and this month. How about this year? Consider the varied outdoor conditions of all four seasons. Or even the varied conditions throughout a single day – with the sun, clouds, wind, humidity, precipitation, all constantly changing …