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August 7, 2019

Where Does That Number Come From?

One of questions we at Autocase get most frequently is "where does that number come from?" Here's how to drill-down into the results.

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August 2, 2019

Autocase for Buildings – Customized Results

New features in the results section of Autocase for Buildings.

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August 1, 2019

Life Cycle Cost Analysis Risk Ranges

Autocase for Buildings recently added risk ranges for our Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA).

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July 31, 2019

Transparent – Autocase’s Open Access to Advanced Inputs

Autocase for Buildings is not a black box. We do our best to make Triple Bottom Line Cost Benefit Analysis (TBL-CBA) of your building designs as easy as possible. So we put in defaults wherever we can so you don't have to. We use government, regulatory, and industry standards for our data. You want the latest and most local data in your analysis and that is what we provide. But we also allow you to override any of our data if you have better information.

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July 30, 2019

New Recreation Benefit – Open Space Project Goal

We've added Open Space as a project goal for your building project. If your design includes green space that allows for recreational activities, Autocase will calculate the benefits to the building occupants and/or the broader community. Activities include walking, picnicking, and various sports and other recreational activities.

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June 26, 2019

High Performance and Resilient Buildings and Sites: Best Practices and How to Overcome Obstacles

The New York City Autocase Advisory Group (AAG) meeting brought together a diverse mix of professionals across multiple disciplines to discuss sustainability and resilience in both New York and North America at large.

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April 23, 2019

I Love Buildings

Great buildings like Notre-Dame de Paris have inspired us at Autocase to commit to do good and great things. Buildings play important roles in our lives.

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April 21, 2019

Vogons, Intergalactic Highways, and Who Benefits?

TBL-CBA can shine a light into who benefits and who doesn’t. While its probably too much to ask the Vogons to use it, it is not over the top to ask our governments to.

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April 2, 2019

The San Antonio River Authority – Investing in the Future

The City of San Antonio's "SA Tomorrow" comprehensive plan identifies place types, goals and objectives that benefit people, planet, and profit. The Recommended scenario provided over $60 million in social and environmental benefits associated with flood risk, heat mortality, and water quality while reducing grey infrastructure costs.

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March 29, 2019

GIS and Autocase to Optimize Stormwater Value

Where is the best place for a rain garden? If water quality or urban heat island is my primary concern which green infrastructure feature should I use?

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