Posts Tagged: Commissioning

Overnight Efforts Bring Big Daytime Returns

Making the case for retro-commissioning  What is Retro-Commissioning? Retro-Commissioning (RCx), also called Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx), is a unique commissioning effort that can be undertaken for any or several of the following reasons: Earning LEED EBOM Certification Performing an ASHRAE Level II or Level III Energy Audit Pursuing ENERGY STAR certification Meeting contractual requirements of […]

Is Your Building at Risk? | How to Prevent a Legionnaires’ Outbreak

Building owners and operators should be aware of recent changes regarding recommended measures to protect building water systems against Legionella contamination. Prior measures, largely focused on inhibiting biological growths within cooling towers may not suffice to protect building occupants from exposure to this dangerous infection-causing bacterium which can grow in any building water system. Though […]

Earn AIA and GBCI Credits at GHT Educational Sessions

GHT offers six presentations that deliver AIA and GBCI continuing education credits: MEP Trends | Codes & Certification Programs: 1 AIA Learning Unit Implementing Controls in High Performance Commercial Interiors: 1 AIA Learning Unit Changes to the DC Construction Codes: Energy Conservation and Green Construction Codes: 1 AIA Learning Unit and 1 GBCI CE Hour […]

Updates in LEED CI v4 Emphasize the Importance of Commissioning

It is time to begin preparing for the transition from LEED v3/2009 to LEED v4. The v4 reference guides for each rating system do an excellent job of articulating changes to prerequisites and credits. In this blog, I want to specifically address changes in LEED ID+C: Commercial Interiors v4 (or LEED CI v4) that relate […]

Commissioning: Helping You Get the Performance You Paid For

Evolving technological needs, products, and an increased emphasis on energy efficiency have combined to create expectations that new and existing buildings should have a low operating cost and high performance. If your goal is to design and build a high performance building, it’s important to ensure that the systems have been properly designed by the […]