LBA 2014 Winner

2014 Livable Buildings Awards Winner:
David & Lucile Packard Foundation HQ
 

This net zero building in Palo Alto reflects the foundation's commitment to overall sustainability, and has received this year's top honors.

Whats Working: Occupant Satisfaction Surveys for Building Evaluation 

CBEs 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.

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.

New 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.

Symposium Slides: Glass in Architecture: Balancing Beauty, Light, Air, Comfort and Energy 

The seminar explored a wide range of design and technical considerations for glass and glazing systems: view, energy, comfort and daylight.