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Energy Efficiency March 23, 2022

ULI Northwest: Burnside Boardwalk project focuses on energy efficiency and solar energy production

The Burnside Boardwalk focuses on energy efficiency and solar energy production.

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Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps November 9, 2021

Data-Driven Design Series: Analyzing water use and reuse

Glumac’s Lone Star Region Plumbing Manager discusses strategies for reaching net zero water and how to improve the water efficiency of projects

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Air Quality September 23, 2021

Personal environments to mitigate the spread of COVID-19

How personal environment style air purifiers can mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the built environment, and create healthier spaces in the future.

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Sustainability September 8, 2021

A closer look at how energy grids impact building sustainability

How energy grids impact building sustainability.

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Sustainability September 1, 2021

Defining embodied carbon and the challenge of reducing it in buildings

Glumac Senior Sustainability Strategist Ante Vulin brings context to the subject of embodied carbon and helps us understand its role in meeting zero carbon goals.

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Energy Management September 1, 2021

Data driven design: Harnessing building analytics to deliver a low carbon future

Glumac energy engineer Gordon Stewart discusses how to leverage building performance analytics to help owners achieve carbon reduction goals.

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Environmental Health August 30, 2021

Resilient healthcare design and COVID 19’s impact – Part 2

Lionakis and Glumac discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the design of healthcare facilities - looking back at challenges from the earliest days of the pandemic and considering how they can inform more resilient design moving forward.

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Energy Efficiency August 25, 2021

Data driven design: Creating building energy visualizations with Power BI

Learn how Glumac's energy modeling team uses Power BI to generate energy dashboards that create real-time analytics for owners to visualize the performance of their buildings.

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Environmental Health August 19, 2021

Resilient healthcare design and COVID-19’s impact – Part 1

Lionakis and Glumac discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the design of healthcare facilities - looking back at challenges from the earliest days of the pandemic and considering how they can inform more resilient design moving forward.

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Electrical and Power August 18, 2021

Data-driven design series: The impact of building electrification

Glumac's Northern Region Energy Director Brian Goldcrump discusses how a cleaner power grid opens the door for building electrification as a tool in decarbonization.

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Buildings June 30, 2021

Data-Driven Design: Harnessing building analytics to deliver a low-carbon future

Glumac's new Data-Driven Design Series focuses on cutting edge building design concepts.

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Energy Efficiency June 23, 2021

Focus on climate change ramps up with new West Coast building energy initiatives

New legislation will impact West Coast building owners.

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Office Buildings June 16, 2021

Expert Q&A: Tetra Tech’s Staci Atwater discusses the role adaptability plays in designing more equitable spaces

Discussion on how to address the gaps between sustainability, wellness, and equity.

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HVAC/R and Mechanical May 10, 2021

Bipolar ionization and COVID-19

Air filtration units are movable and offer a level of visual comfort to occupants and there are a variety of different personal environment systems capable of providing an enhanced level of safety.

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Industry News October 1, 2020

The role MEP design plays in designing equitable spaces

Staci Atwater from Glumac explains how MEP engineers and architects can work together to create more equitable spaces for occupants.

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Workforce Development July 22, 2020

Collaborating from home: The new normal of remote work for the A/E/C industry

COVID-19 has forced companies to adjust how they work to stay productive. Glumac offers a few tips on how they made the transition successful.

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Office Buildings June 22, 2020

COVID-19 safety lessons to learn from Shanghai office workers

Glumac's Shanghai employees are returning to the office, but there are many adjustments they have to make getting to the office and while they are working due to COVID-19.

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Other Building Types August 14, 2019

Wilshire Grand Tower

The Wilshire Grand tower replaces the iconic Wilshire Grand Hotel as the revitalization of LA’s downtown continues.

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Office Buildings August 7, 2019

DGS Natural Resources HQ, P Street

The property is designed to meet LEED Platinum and zero-net energy standards, with such features as radiant floor heating and chilled beams, as well as reclaimed water systems.

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Office Buildings July 31, 2019

DGS O Street Office Building

The O Street property is designed to meet LEED Platinum and zero-net energy standards.

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Boilers, Chillers February 17, 2017

Sammamish Community and Aquatic Center makes a splash

In the spring of 2016, the Sammamish Community and Aquatic Center opened to large crowds of active adults and playful children. Created in collaboration with the YMCA, the facility realizes Sammamish’s goal of creating sustainable facilities for its growing population.

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Buildings February 10, 2017

Working by daylight: How circadian lighting increases productivity

Low access to daylight can be detrimental to our health. Eye strain, exhaustion, and weakening mental health are all issues that share a root cause in poor access to light.

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Buildings January 26, 2017

The future of health care delivery

At Glumac, a discussion was opened on how the AEC industry must adapt to deliver projects that work within the new model of health care business plans.

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Energy, Power November 14, 2016

New updates to Washington State Energy Code bring sustainability to the forefront

Changes are coming to the Washington State Energy Code.

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Data Centers November 7, 2016

Modular data center design helps Oracle achieve sustainability goals

The project’s design-collaboration approach was highly successful.

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