Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois

Bill Kosik is a senior energy engineer and an industry-recognized leader in energy efficiency for the built environment with an expertise in data centers. He is a member of the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board.

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Energy Efficiency August 1, 2022

How energy efficiency programs, codes evolve

Improving energy efficiency and reducing energy use in commercial buildings are instrumental

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Energy Efficiency July 27, 2020

Best practices for zero energy buildings and smart grid integration

Zero energy buildings, renewable energy and the smart grid are key considerations to commercial building design

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Energy Efficiency July 27, 2020

What is a zero energy building?

What does it really mean for an engineer to design a zero energy building?

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Data Centers July 20, 2020

What ASHRAE 90.4 does for data center energy efficiency

The design and operation of data centers continues to evolve, with ASHRAE Standard 90.4 as guidance

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Codes and Standards July 30, 2019

ASHRAE’s energy standard for data centers turns three

When specifying to meet ASHRAE Standard 90.4, examine the lessons learned to evaluate a path forward

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Codes and Standards July 30, 2019

Understanding ASHRAE’s standards development process

ASHRAE has a defined process in place for developing — and updating — each of its standards

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Codes & Standards: HVAC March 18, 2019

Designing data center air handling and conditioning systems

Strategies for implementing new air handling systems, including specific performance criteria, energy use targets, climate and heat recovery are among the many topics to be addressed during the conceptual engineering and design process.

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
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