Trend logging is a diagnostic tool that uses data gathered at short intervals, such as every 15 minutes, to understand how a building or one of its systems is operating. This data can help you identify potential efficiency problems.
While nearly all utility-bill-tracking tools perform basic functions, such as creating graphs that show energy use over time, some tools offer additional features that help you better evaluate a building's performance.
Many large buildings and campuses have HVAC water-distribution systems, also called hydronic systems. Water is heated or cooled in a central plant, then pumped to air handlers, where ventilation air is conditioned as needed.
From brokers to landlords, from interior designers to employees, it takes a village to move a company. In NEEA’s search for a new home, that village consisted of a cross-functional, collaborative team made up of people from both within and outside of our
Wilde has been active in construction and real estate development since 1967. Prior to joining Gerding/Edlen Development, he was vice president of Baugh Construction, a large regional construction company now owned by Skanska USA.
You know you're already doing everything within your control to operate a high-performance green building - retrofitting lighting, tuning up your HVAC systems, offering recycling bins - but you may feel your hands are tied when it comes to your tenants.
Occupants in one part of the buildings complain that they are too cold. In another part of the building they are too hot. You, the building engineer get blamed for it all. That's why we developed this simple Building Symptom Diagnosis Tool.