Innovations in Commercial Construction
- Commercial Construction
- April 3, 2023
Innovations in Commercial Construction: Things You Need to Know
The construction industry has been slow to adopt sustainable practices, but that’s starting to change. More and more builders are using environmentally friendly materials, adopting energy-efficient designs, and making their buildings more resilient to save money on operating costs and increase their bottom line.
Building to the passivhaus standard
Passivhaus is a building standard that requires ultra-efficient construction, high levels of insulation and airtightness.
Passivhaus buildings are very energy efficient because they use a lot of insulation, which means they don’t require much heating or cooling. In fact, many passivhaus buildings can be heated by the body heat of their occupants–or even just by the sun!
Building with net zero energy design
Net zero energy design is the process of building a structure that produces as much energy as it consumes. This can be achieved by incorporating sustainable features and materials, like solar panels or geothermal heat pumps. The benefits of net-zero buildings include:
- Reduced operating costs for tenants (who no longer must pay for electricity) and owners (who save money on utility bills)
- Reduced environmental impact from reduced use of fossil fuels and other resources by reducing their carbon footprint.
Net-zero buildings are becoming more common as people realize how beneficial they can be to both businesses and the planet. They’re also becoming more affordable thanks to innovations in technology over time–you don’t need to spend millions on these projects anymore!
Building for disaster resilience
As you can see, building resilience is important. It’s not just about natural disasters; it’s also about man-made and terrorist attacks. And there are other threats to consider: pandemics, cyber-attacks and more.
That said, what does it take for a building to be resilient?
Sustainable construction materials
Sustainable construction materials are made from recycled materials and can be used in place of traditional building materials. They can also be used to replace traditional materials, or to create a more environmentally friendly building. These products are often used in combination with traditional materials, such as wood or concrete.
Heroistic Homes uses sustainable construction practices
We are using sustainable Commercial construction practices to cut costs and improve the bottom line. The benefits of sustainable construction are clear: it’s good for the environment, it’s good for your health, and it can save you money. In fact, many studies have shown that sustainable practices are more cost effective than traditional ones. For example, when you choose a green material like bamboo instead of wood or concrete for your flooring needs, you’ll save money on labor costs (because bamboo is lighter) as well as materials costs (since bamboo grows much faster than trees). This means less waste being sent to landfills which saves money and also reduces greenhouse gas emissions from transporting materials across long distances which helps fight climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles used during transportation processes such as driving trucks full of lumber across town or shipping coal overseas by boat!
The construction industry is undergoing a transformation, as more and more builders are adopting sustainable building practices. These innovations can help your business save money on energy bills, make it easier to get green certification and even protect against natural disasters like earthquakes or floods. If you’re looking for ways to improve your building’s sustainability rating or decrease its environmental impact, consider incorporating these innovative techniques into your next project!