Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency 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.

By Glumac
Energy Efficiency July 31, 2019

Government facility design: Codes and standards

Consulting engineers are working on government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency July 31, 2019

DGS O Street Office Building

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

By Glumac
Energy Efficiency July 3, 2019

Resiliency, climate change with Hope Herron, Resilient Infrastructure Expert

Today’s cities need to be designed to be resilient in the face of a more uncertain future.

By Hope Herron, Resilient Infrastructure Expert
Energy Efficiency July 1, 2019

June e-Zine

In this edition, learn about health care facility codes, chillers, chilled water systems, generator sets, ASHRAE 189.1 and IgCC.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency June 28, 2019

Retail, restaurant and mixed-use facilities: Codes and standards

What are the trickiest aspects of retail, restaurant and mixed-use projects and what trends lie ahead? Read on for solid advice from experienced professionals.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency June 26, 2019

Retail, restaurant and mixed-use facilities: Energy efficiency, sustainability

What are the trickiest aspects of retail, restaurant and mixed-use projects and what trends lie ahead? Read on for solid advice from experienced professionals.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency June 18, 2019

What is Standard 189.1, and why does it matter?

ASHRAE Standard 189.1: International Green Construction Code is gaining industrywide consensus and momentum to become the all-in-one, go-to solution for code-enforceable green building design.

By Adam McMillen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, IMEG Corp., Naperville, Illinois
Energy Efficiency June 12, 2019

The new norm of energy efficiency

Energy-efficient buildings and products are becoming the norm rather than the exception.

By Amara Rozgus
Energy Efficiency June 10, 2019

How to use IgCC and Standard 189.1

The 2018 edition of the International Green Construction Code unifies several energy-efficiency and green building codes and standards.

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, BEMP; DNV GL, Oak Brook, Ill.