Evaluate Your Envelope for Efficiency

08/24/2012 | By Christopher Curtland

Defects, failures, or unsatisfactory appearance may require recladding or renovation

Air and moisture infiltration are major causes of energy loss in commercial buildings. Thermography can detect envelope leakage, which may require recladding or renovation.
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When considering your building’s skin, look for defects. Is there indication of structural failure or evidence of air and moisture infiltration? Is the appearance aging or unsatisfactory, presenting an opportunity to rebrand your facility?

If so, your review may reveal a need for recladding or renovation. These projects are not inexpensive, but an ideal payback will be generated by the opportunities to improve energy performance and attract higher paying tenants to a more modern, sustainable facility. Let these factors guide you to the right solution.


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