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Posted by | September 9, 2021
Green Building Certifications

What is it? Green building certifications provide a pathway for building owners to gain recognition of the emphasis on environmental management in their design. The development of Green Building Certifications...

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Posted by | September 9, 2021
Healthy Buildings

What is it? A healthy building is designed to facilitate and measure the health and wellness of its occupants. Recent studies demonstrate the negative effects of health as a result...

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Posted by | September 9, 2021
Daylight Harvesting

What is it? One of the more common automation systems that is often used in schools is daylight harvesting. This approach to reducing electric light when daylight is available also...

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Posted by | September 9, 2021
Commissioning

What is it? One of the fundamental ways to ensure that a building is operating as designed is a process called commissioning. Commissioning in its most simple form is ensuring...

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Posted by | September 9, 2021
MEP Engineering – Facilities alert! Is your equipment safe?

Carbon Monoxide (CO), an odorless, colorless byproduct of gas-fired heating equipment, is a toxic gas that leads to serious and potentially lethal health issues if allowed to accumulate within any building. If...

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Posted by | September 9, 2021
MEP Engineering – Energy Rehabilitation Program

HVAC and lighting systems in commercial and institutional facilities in the United States account for nearly 70% of a client's energy use. Next to employee salaries, energy costs are typically the largest part of their...

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Posted by | September 9, 2021
MEP Engineering – Facilities Alert! Is your water safe?

IS YOUR WATER SAFE? For more than 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has championed children’s health by working together with other federal agencies and through effective...

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Posted by | September 29, 2020
Ready to Return? Campus Assessments Prepare California Schools to Reopen Safely

By: Brian Hood (Senior Vice President) For months now, the dilemma of whether the threat of the novel coronavirus outweighs the setbacks many are experiencing with remote learning has been...

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Posted by | September 29, 2020
Regular HVAC Maintenance Creates Long-Term Savings

By: Rex Wang (Director, Ontario) As COVID-19 has permeated daily life and conversation for the better part of a year, the importance of indoor air quality and the role it...

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Posted by | September 29, 2020
Up to the Challenge: New Killeen High School Aligns with Global Sustainability Initiative

By: Sean Elliston (Director, Sustainability) Killeen ISD High School #6 was designed with the future in mind.  Featuring flexible learning spaces to accommodate personalized teaching and instruction, and CTE labs...

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