Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency August 16, 2022

Manufacturing and industrial building energy efficiency trends

Several new and retrofit manufacturing building projects show trends in speed to market and energy efficiency

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Accenture 66th Floor main reception. Source: Eric Laignel Photography
Energy Efficiency August 15, 2022

Project profile: Accenture Headquarters

Accenture envisioned building a dynamic office space in NYC that reflects the company's core values, which include a commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability.

By Syska Hennessy
Energy Efficiency August 4, 2022

Sustainability – ways MEP engineering can help make older buildings become more efficient

Key strategies that can help make older buildings become more sustainable while also preserving the character and design of the structure.

By Peter Basso Associates
Energy Efficiency August 1, 2022

How energy efficiency programs, codes evolve

Improving energy efficiency and reducing energy use in commercial buildings are instrumental

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Energy Efficiency July 26, 2022

The basics of transformers, UPS and switchgear

On continual basis, it is imperative for engineers to learn about vital electrical equipment like transformers, switchgear and UPS systems when performing design, installation or maintenance activities

By Taiwo Atoki, PE, LEED AP
The Acuity Brands rCMSB Wireless Occupancy and Daylight Sensor: The rCMSB is a wireless battery-powered ceiling mount sensor. To install, simply mount it to the ceiling and program with the mobile app. Combine the Acuity Brands rCMSB with nLight AIR switches and fixture-based controls for easier installation to drive the lowest installed cost of lighting controls. Courtesy: Acuity Brands, New Products for Engineers
Energy Efficiency July 2, 2022

Digital tools help with sustainable, greener designs

Digital twins can provides actionable data that can capture the effects of micro- and macro-scale changes on a real environment, allowing users to make more informed decisions on creating greener built spaces.

By Carl Coken
Energy Efficiency June 14, 2022

How building information modeling boosts sustainability

When implemented strategically, building information modeling can turn industrial facilities into long-term sustainability powerhouses.

By Leo Fernandez
Energy Efficiency June 13, 2022

Energy efficiency trends, changes in data centers

Several trends are pushing the energy efficiency and sustainability in data centers in different directions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency June 9, 2022

Your questions answered: Renewable energy systems

Electrical engineers have several items to consider when interconnecting renewable energy production systems

By Sean Avery and Benjamin Skelton
Energy Efficiency May 9, 2022

How to apply WELL for better design outcomes

Designers using WELL’s 10 concepts can help clients achieve business goals through built environments that improve nutrition, fitness, mood, and sleep patterns of occupants.

By Anna Traylor