Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency December 1, 2021

Video: Roger Chang discusses government buildings

DLR Group’s Roger Chang talks about a host of topics as they relate to government buildings

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Energy Management November 30, 2021

Net Zero Carbon: Our approach to reversing carbon in the built environment

Three main focal points that support sustainability and net zero design: People, Mindset, and Process.

By Brian Alessi
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Energy Efficiency November 23, 2021

Takeaways from 2021 Net Zero Building Conference & Expo

Strategies that will strengthen the approach towards all-electric buildings and to “design for abundance.”

By Brian Alessi
Courtesy: Tom Kessler, LEO A DALY
Energy Efficiency November 5, 2021

COVID, sustainability, energy efficiency drive college building design

Colleges and universities have been sustainability trendsetters over the past several years. COVID-19 has required designers to think differently about building sustainably

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Credit: Rendering by Clark Nexsen
Energy Efficiency October 27, 2021

Achieving resiliency through integrated design

Every additional tenth of a degree makes extreme weather, sea level rise, and climate impacts on nature and people worse. Resilient design is becoming an imperative

By Chris Stone
Courtesy: Jordan & Skala Engineers
Energy Efficiency October 14, 2021

Changes in energy efficiency of manufacturing, industrial building market

Several changes regarding sustainable, energy-efficient design of manufacturing and industrial buildings are covered here by the experts

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Javier Laos Photography, Syska Hennessy
Energy Efficiency October 7, 2021

Four standards that guide environmental conservation in the built environment

To combat greenhouse gas emissions and design healthy and productive spaces, engineers and designers should strive to apply not only LEED standards to their projects, but also RESET, Living Building Challenge, Passive House and WELL Building standards.

By George Miroshnikov and Justin Di Palo
Courtesy: Jason O’Rear Photography, Smith Seckman Reid Inc.
Energy Efficiency September 30, 2021

How cool are cool roofs?

This article will explore one aspect of high-performance buildings — cool roofs

By Eric Sheffer, Kristen DeHaven and Niharika Kishore
Courtesy: Tom Reich, DLR Group
Energy, Power September 24, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: September 17-23, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Specifying systems, chilled water plant and optimization, NFPA 99 Chapter 6 changes and indoor air quality.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Sustainability September 21, 2021

Regenerative design: The evolution of sustainability

Understand how sustainable design is changing.

By Brian Alessi