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Energy Efficiency

Courtesy: Burns & McDonnell
Sustainability July 30, 2020

Best practices for designing government buildings sustainably

Learn how to specify sustainable, energy-efficient systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Clark Nexsen
Energy Efficiency July 30, 2020

Combating greenhouse gas emissions through building design

High performance design can be achieved through maximizing efficiency in building space, using low carbon construction, integrating efficient heating, cooling, and lighting systems and prioritizing energy-efficient renovations.

By Chris Stone
Courtesy: Southland Industries
Energy Efficiency July 29, 2020

Evaluating energy efficiency projects during a pandemic

Energy projects should be considered during tough times because it's actually an ideal time to reduce expenses without hurting the overall bottom line.

By Roxanne Fong
Courtesy: Bill Kosik
Energy, Power July 27, 2020

Best practices for zero energy buildings and smart grid integration

Zero energy buildings, renewable energy and the smart grid are key considerations to commercial building design

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Courtesy: Bill Kosik
Energy Efficiency July 27, 2020

What is a zero energy building?

What does it really mean for an engineer to design a zero energy building?

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
High-rise commercial building. Courtesy: CFE Media
Energy Efficiency July 24, 2020

Project advancing cybersecurity, energy efficiency in smart buildings

A Texas A&M University project is seeking to improve the cybersecurity and energy efficiency of commercial buildings by developing a real-time advanced building-resilient platform through multi-layer prevention and adaption mechanisms.

By Steve Kuhlmann
Project Management July 24, 2020

How computational design, modeling are changing engineering

Visual scripting tools empower engineers by leveraging the power of coding and computational design to automate tasks and optimize data

By Brittany Fiema and Leland Curtis
Courtesy: CFE Media
Energy Efficiency July 21, 2020

Stanford University: Stanford Energy Systems Innovations

Affiliated Engineers analyzed energy production options, evaluated capital and operating costs, and assessed financial and energy risk through 2050 for Stanford Energy Systems Innovations (SESI).

By Affiliated Engineers
Courtesy: Bill Kosik
Data Centers July 20, 2020

What ASHRAE 90.4 does for data center energy efficiency

The design and operation of data centers continues to evolve, with ASHRAE Standard 90.4 as guidance

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Energy Efficiency July 15, 2020

Private sector resilience: The case for solving far-reaching problems

Arup engineers discuss the private sector’s resilience-related risks and opportunities, including those posed by COVID-19, and how they interact with their ecosystems at large.

By Arup