Power - Energy Efficiency
Engineers should work to design the most efficient water heating system or boiler possible. Understanding the codes/standards is paramount, followed by knowledge of the key equipment functions of boilers and similar systems.
Technology is changing what is possible in the built environment. Smart buildings integrate the design of the infrastructure, building and facility systems, communications, business systems, and technology solutions that...
Designers and sustainability professionals need to translate sustainability into the language that businesses really value, for example reducing operating costs, attracting and retaining staff and reputation.
Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, April 27 to May 3: Interpreting NFPA 72, 40 Under 40, energy performance in mission critical facilities, more
Articles about interpreting NFPA 72, the 40 Under 40 program, energy performance in mission critical facilities, the evolution of BIM, and the Product of the Year finalists were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked...
By considering the first principles of radiative energy, engineers can determine how to balance daylight, electric light, and HVAC systems, particularly considering various options for daylight control and the advent of LEDs.