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The Cost of Energy Conservation

by Jeff Yirak, P.E., CPMP, LEED AP BD+C, O+M We spend a lot of time emphasizing the role that energy consumers play in their electricity and natural gas consumption based on the choices they make. We design high-efficiency heating water systems with condensing boilers and complicated control systems, while specifying LED luminaires with automatic daylight […]

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Net Zero Energy: The Next Big Thing?

by Shaun May, EIT and David Derse, P.E., LEED AP BD+C This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Sustainability in building design and operation is here to stay, with many different certifications helping owners and project teams gauge the sustainable outcomes of a project. LEED is everywhere and other certifications like Green Globes […]

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Early Energy Modeling with an Energy Conservation Measures Toolkit

By Richard P. Juntunen, P.E., CDT LEED AP This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. As mechanical and electrical engineering consultants, we are tasked with providing a wide variety of services to our clients. System design and construction cost estimates are two areas that are easily identified as a typical role we might […]

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