If you’re new to the world of energy production and usage, some of the scientific and engineering terminologies can feel a little intimidating. Knowing the basics will help you navigate opportunities for improving your energy efficiency, and guide your decision making.
An Energy Security Plan is a prudent approach to controlling a business’s energy costs and ensuring energy demands can be met both short and long-term.
A recent Lawrence Berkeley study notes the most well-known (and best utilized) utility programs offering robust “retro-commissioning” studies are those on either coast where electricity rates are the highest.
The key difference between simply integrating renewable energy devices into your building and constructing a ZNE building is the careful design of all aspects of your building to significantly reduce your energy demand.
In addition to industry research, ASHRAE sets the standards for their three types of energy auditing starting with a simple audit (Level 1) ranging up to the most involved and comprehensive audit (Level 3).
Following my graduation from the undergraduate mechanical engineering program at Carnegie Mellon, I was essentially told that the world was my oyster – carpe diem, go do things with your life now!
Learn about Enpowered’s work as the Commissioning Authority for the new San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters which has achieved LEED Platinum Certification.
Enpowered has served as a Major Tech Company’s commissioning authority for 17 buildings in past and active projects in and around its Mountain View campus totaling over 2.25 million square feet.
Enpowered acted as Commissioning Authority for the new Mediated Learning Center (MLC) at De Anza College and the new Physical Sciences and Engineering Center (PSEC) at Foothill College.
Under this contract, Enpowered Solutions has conducted energy audits, commissioning at new buildings, and provided LEED support services at San Francisco municipal facilities powered by the SFPUC.
Enpowered was the Commissioning Authority for the prestigious Terminal 2 Renovation at the San Francisco International Airport that achieved LEED Gold certification.
Enpowered Solutions conducted retro-commissioning projects at 1 South Van Ness and the Visual Arts Building at City College of San Francisco under this contract, identifying low and no-cost energy-saving measures.