versions of the USGBC’s LEED® rating system include prerequisites
for minimum energy performance and for commissioning. These two
critical criteria, however, are not explicitly linked, and I believe
LEED certification may be more meaningful and effective if they were.
From a missing pipe hanger three floors down to steam traps past their prime, these stories show how steam system problems can originate inside the boiler room or far beyond it. Read more in February issue.