An in-depth look at high-performance buildings

In this report, the author determined that cost is the common metric for all high-performance building features and goals.


Promoting high-performance buildings Assessment to the U.S. Congress and U.S. Dept. of Energy on High Performance Buildings .

The report says that to support high-performance technology, it is essential to appropriately educate design, construction, installation and service professionals, as well as building occupants. In some cases, this means "unlearning" commonly accepted practices such as first cost, simple payback and short-term investment.

William J. Coad, Presidential Member ASHRAE, chaired the committee that wrote the report .

Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Sizing water pipes, ASHRAE 90.1, recovering waste heat, and more
Sizing water pipes, ASHRAE 90.1, recovering waste heat, and more
Developing lighting solutions; Designing lighting systems; Integrating fire alarm and HVAC systems
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
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