Water Conservation: Hidden Benefit of Energy Efficiency

Developer Quadrant’s energy efficiency program nearly doubles economic savings for Northwest homeowners when accounting for the water saved through Energy Star measures. Alistair Jackson, Principal of O’Brien & Company, and consultant to Quadrant provides data that tells the story.

Is Training the Answer? Not always, says Kelly Kirkland

Training can backfire if something other than lack of know-how is in the way of achieving better building performance. Kelly Kirkland, Education Coordinator from O’Brien & Company, a green building consultancy located in Seattle, WA shares some ways to discern whether its training that you need, or something else.