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OPEN Letters: Technologies at Work

If you are reading this, chances are that your work is related to the built environment in some way, as a builder, designer, property manager, energy efficiency advisor, policy maker, or advocate. And if you’re not terribly familiar with this young company called “OPEN Technologies” (ie. us), then you may find yourself wondering … “okay,… Read more »

An OPEN Letter on Climate Justice in the Urban Realm

Like many people around the world, our team at OPEN Technologies has watched the current struggles in American cities with horror and concern, coupled with admiration for the many brave people stepping in to demand real, fundamental change. And like so many young organizations with the privilege of distance and security from many of the… Read more »

Building Benchmark BC featured in the Journal of Commerce

B.C. pilot to analyze, release building performance data   A new pilot project to gather data on building performance is gaining momentum in B.C. More than 50 of the province’s commercial real estate owners and managers have agreed to voluntarily measure, report and disclose their buildings’ energy use and greenhouse-gas emissions with Building Benchmark BC.… Read more »