Energy Efficiency

MycoTechnology takes on the challenges faced by the plant-based protein industry using mushroom fermentation. Courtesy: CRB
Process Manufacturing January 20, 2020

Plant-based food manufacturing growth benefits

The plant-based food market has become a major force in the food and beverage industry and companies are working to catch up with the momentum.

By Jason Robertson
Codes and Standards December 31, 2019

Codes and standards keep the wheels turning

Unlike a hamster wheel, on which the rodent goes nowhere, codes and standards can take engineers anywhere and everywhere

By Amara Rozgus
Codes and Standards December 30, 2019

Lab, research facility design: Codes and standards

Learn tips on how to design labs and research facilities — some of the most high-tech buildings around

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency December 11, 2019

Case study: Energy-efficient clean rooms

Designers formulated several energy-saving strategies that can be implemented into the HVAC system design of a pharmaceutical-grade clean room suite

By David B. Korzuch Jr., PE; and Christopher J. Barbieri, PE, CRB, Philadelphia
Lighting November 27, 2019

Designing an energy-efficient lighting system

Understanding codes, controls and commissioning are key to an effective lighting design for a new or existing building

By Jerry Manavalan, Kohler Ronan LLC, Danbury, Connecticut
Codes and Standards November 20, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Codes and standards

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Specialty Buildings November 20, 2019

City of Phoenix Terminal 3 Modernization: Keeping a desert airport terminal open during renovations

This $590 million modernization project included the complete renovation of a high-traffic 1979 terminal into light-filled public space with multiple atria and new great hall, visually integrating with the Sonoran Desert site.

By Affiliated Engineers
Energy Management November 6, 2019

Building Energy Modeling: Present state and progress

A distressingly tiny fraction of building projects use simulation models to inform design.

By Sagar Rao, LEED AP GA
Energy Efficiency November 5, 2019

The Department of Energy’s $47M Investment Signals Impending Change for MEP Providers

In April, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced the Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies 2019 Funding Opportunity for $47 million.

By Anthony Roner
Energy Efficiency November 1, 2019

Innovations at sea: Lowering the costs of offshore wind

The key to expanding the development of offshore wind energy is bringing down development and operating costs.

By Arup