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Archive for the ‘Energy Services’ Category

Conserving Energy One Step at a Time

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Project Name

Energy Conservation Measures

Project Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Project Team

Owner: T3 Labs (Translational Testing and Training Laboratories, Inc.)

Engineer: McKenney’s, Inc.

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Tags: Energy Services, Project Highlights

How to Achieve High-Performance Buildings With Use of Energy Modeling

“Energy-modeling is the virtual or computerized simulation of a building or complex that focuses on energy consumption, utility bills and life cycle costs of various energy related items.”

 

This can range from lighting, air conditioning, hot water, and so on.

 

This can be a virtual or physical representation of a building’s systems. Many benefit from energy modeling—from engineers and manufacturers to building owners and tenants.

 

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Tags: Energy Services

3 Things You Didn’t Know Could Be LEED Certified

“Since 1994, the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy Efficient Design(LEED) certification program has informed guests when office buildings, hospitals, schools and more meet the highest levels of sustainability and resource efficiency with a rating of Certified, Silver, Gold or Platinum. Criteria include (more…)

Tags: Energy Services

How Much Energy Is Your HVAC System Wasting?

Janelle Penny, senior editor at buildings.com, published an article highlighting 5 places where you might be losing money due to your HVAC system.

 

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Where to put building capital? Seen vs the Unseen

When an HVAC system needs significant investment to continue to function reliably, there are often two opposite reactions.  The building engineer and property manager see an opportunity for less maintenance, higher efficiency, and generally smoother operations.   Conversely, an asset manager thinks of all the other things that capital could be used for to improve the value of the investment.  Is there a way to get both behind the project? (more…)

Tags: Energy Services, HVAC