Maximizing LEED points using Combined Heat and Power Levon Whyte for Zondits, April 14, 2015 If you are considering LEED certification for a new construction project (whether under LEED v4 or LEED v2009) you may be able to gain significant LEED points if that project is also an ideal candidate for a combined heat and […]
The “yield co” is a relatively new financial packaging tool that has interesting implications for renewables and energy efficiency. These publicly traded entities are formed around operating assets that they own in order to generate a predictable cash flow.
As energy efficiency programs strive to transform the market with new technologies and systems, building commissioning remains one of the most ripe and undervalued opportunities. Commissioning and its various forms, which include re-commissioning, retro-commissioning, and continuous commissioning, ensure that the systems in a building are operating as efficiently as possible.
The pressure independent valves can provide real savings in systems that have the low delta T syndrome, which seems to affect a lot of campus style centralized chilled water/hot water systems. The low delta T situation is mostly encountered during part load conditions and is manifested in excessive pumping.