The ability to measure and benchmark building performance is an integral component of Smart Grid technologies; building owners that implement data collection systems now will be better positioned for Smart Grid adoption down the...
ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2010 has a variety of lighting and lighting controls changes. The goal of the newest version was to create a standard that could be used to produce buildings that are 30% more efficient than those designed...
I found this study yesterday that identifies a process for newly constructed hospitals to integrate architectural, mechanical and central plant systems to reduce energy consumption by an average of 62%.
A giant pressure cooker
The tension has been bubbling in the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering fields for some time now, and it’s causing changes in how these firms do business.
If there’s one thing that’s consistent about the engineering community, is that it’s inconsistent. I say that—not to confuse the situation—but to prove that it’s tough to be in the building engineering community these days.
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