Many decisions are made during the design of a chilled water plant that have long-lasting impacts on the facility’s energy use and demand. Additionally, consistent operations, benchmarking, and submetering can help perpetuate savings throughout a building’s life cycle.
Dan McQuade of Global Infrastructure Solutions, Karen Weigert of Slipstream, Doug Woods of DPR Construction, and Lakisha Ann Woods of the National Institute of Building Sciences join the board of directors.
In April of 2011, the University of Utah broke ground on a renovation to consolidate multiple production centers into a central multi-tier data center in support of their diverse program mix, which includes the university’s Center for High-Performance Computing (CHPC).
Nearly 20 years ago, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) introduced the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, rating system. The emergence of LEED helped define what it means to be a green building, and today there are more than 96,275 registered and certified buildings and spaces around the world.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of the top 10 countries and regions for LEED outside of the United States, with China topping the list with more than 68 million gross square meters.
Today’s school facility directors are being asked to do more with less. With limited budgets, they are pressured to reduce operating expenses while maintaining healthy and comfortable learning environments for students.
Illinois takes the top spot as USGBC defines the next generation of green building with LEED v4.1
February 6, 2019
The Top 10 states for LEED are home to 128 million Americans and together include more than 468 million gross square feet of LEED-certified space. Buildings that are LEED certified create healthier spaces for people as well as use less energy and water; reduce carbon emissions; and save money for families, businesses, and taxpayers.
Check out Engineered Systems magazine’s November 2019 issue continues the discussion of condensation on active chilled beams, examines the dynamic cooling solutions required in data center applications, the implications of USP 800 on pharmaceutical comfort, and much more.