Energy Efficiency

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
Codes and Standards September 27, 2019

Enhancing efficiency in industrial and manufacturing facilities: Codes and standards

From high-tech automation to energy-saving lighting and HVAC systems, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to warehouses and factories

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Hospitals September 5, 2019

A commitment to community: Modernizing the Saint Francis Hospital Vinita

Despite diligent efforts through the years to maintain and upgrade the facility to stay current with modern healthcare trends and technology, the hospital struggled with funding.

By Cassey Franco
Energy Efficiency September 4, 2019

Ask an Engineering Expert: How Do You Design For Energy Efficiency in Schools?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, April Halling, P.E., Project Manager at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: How do you design for energy efficiency in schools?

By RTM Associates
Energy Management September 3, 2019

Video: Using Infrared Technology to Define Energy Saving Opportunities

This practical, information-packed session explains many of the key test and balance challenges—from practical system design considerations, to the TAB Process, to obtaining meaningful and useful data—that if properly addressed in cooperation with an independent TAB firm can ensure that any project goes smoothly.

By Cx Energy