The Abington Memorial Hospital Co-Generation Project is a piece of the overall strategy in Abington Health’s strategic energy plan to become more sustainable. A plan, which is in development progress, outlines objectives and...
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.
Office buildings present a range of challenges as diverse as the tenants that occupy the structures. To succeed, engineers need to stay on top of owners’ needs, environmental concerns, sustainability, and a range of other issues.
By accommodating diverse functional requirements while following safety codes and standards, engineers can design reliable and durable electrical systems for colleges and universities and their high-performing buildings.
Most visited articles at www.csemag.com during January 2011 included details on the EPA’s Energy Star program, ASHRAE’s Standard 90.1, the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act, and California’s Green Building codes.
ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 – 2010, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, provides guidance for reducing energy consumption by more than 20% over savings realized in the 2004 version.