ASHRAE appoints first DOE Building Energy Codes fellow

The new fellow will assist the DOE in assessing the impact of updating state energy codes to meet the 2010 version of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1.




appointed its first Building Energy Codes ASHRAE fellow in partnership with the Dept. of Energy. The new Fellow, Mike Erbesfeld, will

assist the DOE in assessing the impact of updating state energy codes to meet

the 2010 version of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1.



will be placed in the DOE's Office of Building Technologies, Building Energy

Codes Program. He will analyze energy code updates based on EnergyPlus analysis

of benchmark buildings and cost databases, as well as perform compliance

testing of COMcheck using benchmark buildings and recommend program and front

end changes to simplify COMcheck use. COMcheck is a software program from the

DOE that simplifies energy code compliance by offering a flexible

computer-based alternative to manual calculations.

Erbesfeld's most recent role was as an ASHRAE Congressional Fellow in the

office of Sen. Diane Feinstein, where he worked on legislative efforts that

included tax credits and deductions to assist homeowners and businesses make

energy efficient improvements and with HUD to ensure that their energy

efficiency mortgage (EEM) program was utilized to its full potential.

He graduated from the University of Miami, Miami,

Fla., with a master's degree in

mechanical engineering.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
How to use IPD; 2017 Commissioning Giants; CFDs and harmonic mitigation; Eight steps to determine plumbing system requirements
2017 MEP Giants; Mergers and acquisitions report; ASHRAE 62.1; LEED v4 updates and tips; Understanding overcurrent protection
Integrating electrical and HVAC for energy efficiency; Mixed-use buildings; ASHRAE 90.4; Wireless fire alarms assessment and challenges
Power system design for high-performance buildings; mitigating arc flash hazards
Transformers; Electrical system design; Selecting and sizing transformers; Grounded and ungrounded system design, Paralleling generator systems
Commissioning electrical systems; Designing emergency and standby generator systems; VFDs in high-performance buildings
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
click me