Tag Archives: ASHRAE

BCA Blog – President Pitts’ Report

Wood Harbinger’s own Bruce Pitts, CPMP, CSBA, LEED AP, is President of the Building Commissioning Association (BCA) International Board of Directors. Check out his latest “Letter from the President,” recapping some recent publications in which he and BCA have been involved this year. Read the full letter below or on the BCA’s website here.

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Presentation Skills – the Shoe is On the Other Foot

by Margaret Felts, CPSM For every presentation coming out of Wood Harbinger, our presenters get dedicated marketing support. We’re their cheerleaders, organizers, coaches, graphic designers, and more. We use an internal presentation development process spanning about 5 weeks that includes multiple milestones for the slide creation, content development, and live practice sessions. The milestones lead […]

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The Process of Energy Modeling – Part III

By Paul Greenwalt Wood Harbinger’s engineers have been blogging since 2013! This Throwback Thursday series features posts from back in the day that are just too good to stay at the back of the blog. Enjoy this one by Paul Greenwalt, originally published on January 21, 2014: In the previous parts of this series, I […]

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ASHRAE and BCA: You get what you measure!

By Nick Baker, E.I.T. CCP, GPCP, LEED AP BD+C This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. In the world of mechanical/HVAC engineering, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is the go-to source for technical information and industry standards. Say, for example, you are looking for ventilation rates for an […]

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Raising the Bar for Commissioning Specifications

This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s Newsletter Series By Jeff Yirak, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, O+M ASHRAE recently published Standard 202-2013, Commissioning Process for Buildings and Systems. This standard will likely be adopted by code officials as a de facto level of rigor for commissioning programs, both nationally and internationally. However, this standard covers […]

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LEED is Going Away?

By Paul Johnson P.E., CSI, LEED AP BD+C Wood Harbinger’s work with local and national codes, sustainability metrics, and other consultants, has led us to believe LEED is becoming less and less significant as time goes on. Even to the point that in the next several code cycles, it could be removed altogether. Here’s why: […]

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