Energy Efficiency

Boilers, Chillers June 16, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer June 2021 issue

Read the June 2021 issue to learn about the innovators in industrial manufacturing, chiller energy optimization versus building automation, how pandemics affect building design and more.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Dewberry
Environmental Health June 15, 2021

Three steps for greenhouse gas emissions reporting

Climate risk reporting allows organizations to meaningfully evaluate their renewable energy portfolio and shows commitment to long-term success.

By Kimberly Meersma
Engineers and designers at Southland Industries used multisystem, or multitrade, pipe racks that integrated into the building access and structure. Courtesy: Southland Industries
HVAC June 11, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: June 4-10, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Specifying HVAC systems, designing standby power systems, power for fire/life safety systems, 40 Under 40 winners, and modeling electrical systems.

By Chris Vavra
Bright Abdelmasih. Courtesy: Southland Industries
Energy Efficiency June 10, 2021

Breaking It Down: what the 179D commercial buildings energy-efficiency tax deduction means

New legislation allows building owners to expense more of their cost for improvements that increase energy efficiency.

By Bright Abdelmasih
Courtesy: Harris
Energy Efficiency June 8, 2021

Specifying systems for energy efficiency in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various systems to achieve energy efficiency and sustainability

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy of Peter Basso Associates Inc.
Mechanical June 1, 2021

3D walkthrough of the Michigan State University mechanical room

Michigan State University expands Life Science Building

By Peter Basso Associates
Courtesy: DLR Group
Power Systems May 28, 2021

Case study: K-8 school upgrades power generation

At a K-8 school in the U.S. Virgin Islands, photovoltaics and battery storage will help modernize the space

By Sean Avery, PE, LEED AP; Rodney Oathout, PE, CEM, LEED AP
CRB designed and built a 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for contract development and manufacturing organization Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing. Courtesy: Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing
Codes and Standards May 28, 2021

Specifying systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings to meet codes and standards

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various systems that meet codes and standards

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: DLR Group
Energy Management May 28, 2021

Energy storage plays a key role in microgrids

Energy storage systems can provide robustness to a microgrid installation by improving resiliency of the electrical supply and creating an ROI for the stakeholders

By Sean Avery, PE, LEED AP; Rodney Oathout, PE, CEM, LEED AP
Courtesy: Grumman | Butkus Associates.
Hospitals May 27, 2021

How does your hospital stack up: Grumman | Butkus Associates publishes 2020 edition of hospital benchmarking survey

Report examines electricity, fossil fuel, water/sewer, and carbon footprint

By Grumman/Butkus Associates