Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

The energy wasted in buildings due to poor monitoring of environmental conditions is a significant and costly issue that has far-reaching environmental and economic implications. Inefficient heating, cooling, and lighting systems, as well as inadequate insulation and ventilation, are common culprits when it comes to energy wastage in buildings. According to statistics from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency buildings are responsible for about 40% of total energy consumption in the United States, with a substantial portion of that energy going to waste due to suboptimal environmental monitoring and control systems.

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