Building Types - Educational
Colleges and universities must keep up with a demand for high-tech facilities, sustainability requirements, competition for students, and decreasing public funding. Engineers are charged with meeting the complex needs of such...
A net zero building has a neutral carbon footprint, uses only renewable energy, and is net zero in terms of energy, water, and waste. Geothermal systems are one option to achieving this net zero goal.
Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering P.C. is assisting Colby College in achieving their goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2015, and at the same time, enable Colby to achieve significant institutional operating cost savings.