This month's lead article in the Green Building Report, written by engineer Jamie Qualk, discusses how facility managers can best bridge the gap between a design for efficiency and efficient operations. As we know, one of the criticisms of the LEED rating system is that design isn't necessarily an indication of efficiency once the building is operating. The question: Have you experience "performance decay" in any of your buildings? How did you remedy the situation?

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