Sunset Air Blog: Archive for December, 2019

The Biggest Benefits of a Commercial Lighting Retrofit

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Too many commercial spaces have inferior lighting in them. This is often because the interior lighting of a building was one of the last considerations during the construction and design phase, and it never received proper attention in the grand scheme of things. For older buildings, lighting was designed without the knowledge we have today about how proper lighting in a workspace helps with productivity.

If you don’t have the budget for a massive renovation of your commercial building but want to boost its appearance and overall productivity, a lighting retrofit in Olympia, WA may be the ideal option. We have award-winning technicians and are an Energy Services Company (ESCO)—we’re more than just electricians! We’ll put our extensive design, construction, and energy-efficiency knowledge to work to create the best results.

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What Our Pre-Construction Services Mean for You

Monday, December 16th, 2019

There are some projects you can undertake with little planning, such as painting a picture, writing a poem, or going on a hike. But most projects require plans, and when it comes to commercial construction, something bigger than mere planning is necessary. A construction project for a commercial building needs more than blueprints and contracts and purchasing. It needs complete pre-construction services, a complex system that has replaced older building preparation models to create an integrated project that moves smoothly toward the ideal outcome with minimal waste.

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What is LEED Certification?

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Buildings are more than a facility for a company, a place where people work, or just a structure. A building has an impact on the health of both people and on the planet. A building consumes energy and resources, creates waste, and requires special maintenance and operation.

This is where the idea of the green building comes in. You’ve probably heard about “green buildings” and understood that it has something to do with making a building environmentally friendly. It’s more than that. Green building means the design, construction, operation, and eventual demolition of a building to maximize the health of the people in it and their productivity, while lowering energy and resource consumption and alleviating its negative impact on the environment.

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