Energy Efficiency
Energy Efficiency May 22, 2019

Power generation: Where were we then? Where are we now?

A change in tide in domestic fuel resources and the introduction of renewables transforming how we operate our grid has led to significant shifts in the energy industry.

By Joe Estrada
Energy Efficiency May 13, 2019

Green Trends in Higher-Ed Design

Over the last 10 years, some of the biggest changes seen in higher education projects are in the standards now expected for green design.

By Lawrence Speck and Freddy Padilla
Energy Efficiency May 6, 2019

Faster building performance analysis helps architects meet AIA 2030 goals

Autodesk reached out to develop a case study about Page's experience, which also allows the firm - and others in the industry - to easily assess progress against the AIA 2030 Commitment from the earliest stages of the design process.

By Page
Energy Efficiency May 3, 2019

What you need to know about building commissioning

The unprecedented technology advancements of the last three decades have only made the built environment more sophisticated, but at the same time the perceived relevance of commissioning has suffered.

By John Wixson
Energy Efficiency May 2, 2019

Five ways to design and deliver an efficient mechanical system

The most efficient mechanical system for an owner is not the one with the greatest potential to reduce energy and operational costs, but the one that is able to be easily maintained and reliably operated at its most efficient points for the life of the equipment, system and building without exceeding the capabilities of the end user.

By Craig Buck, PE, LEED AP, HFDP, RMF Engineering, Charleston, South Carolina
Energy Efficiency April 29, 2019

Top design trends in data centers: codes and standards

An increasingly data-driven society demands advanced, high-performance data center facilities. Read on to learn the biggest codes and standards challenges, emerging technologies and upcoming trends affecting data centers.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency April 23, 2019

Campus Energy 2019: Presentations

Learn about the presentations from Campus Energy 2019.

By Affiliated Engineers
Energy Efficiency April 11, 2019

Building Energy Modeling: Present state and progress

Research shows that we need more modeling to replace design rules of thumb ensuring that occupants are comfortable, healthy, and productive.

By Sagar Rao, LEED AP GA
Energy Efficiency March 29, 2019

Designing high-tech K-12 schools: Codes and standards

The technology at play in today’s K-12 schools is evolving rapidly—inside the classrooms, and in the various systems behind the scenes. Engineers handling such projects, whether the work is on new facilities or retrofits, have their work cut out for them, especially when it comes to adhering to codes and standards.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency March 25, 2019

Designing high-tech K-12 schools: Sustainable buildings and energy efficiency

The technology at play in today’s K-12 schools is evolving rapidly—inside the classrooms, and in the various systems behind the scenes. Engineers handling such projects, whether the work is on new facilities or retrofits, have their work cut out for them, especially when it comes to sustainable buildings and energy efficiency.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer