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This Earth Day, I want to take time to highlight some of the strides that have been made in energy efficiency and sustainability.
We’ve made a conscious effort to help our clients improve energy productivity, reliability, and overall sustainability ...Read more »
Just about every discussion of alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) starts with the great debate between Thomas Edison (advocating for DC), and Nikola Tesla, who was ultimately successful in showing that AC was the better choice for large-scale ...Read more »
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling uses numerical methods to model almost any phenomena related to fluid flow and heat and mass transfer. In the building industry, CFD analyses can be used to analyze ...Read more »
It is no secret that data centers consume lots of energy, both for computer processing loads and the HVAC energy to cool their processors. Data center virtualization focuses on reducing data center energy consumption while providing clients with a flexible ...Read more »
Today we are seeing more building owners willing to pursue options and strategies based on energy performance and environmental responsibility. But the way we heat our buildings remains an area rich with improvement opportunities.
Too frequently, we speak with well-intentioned ...Read more »
Name: Maureen Drullard, PE, CRM, LEED AP BD+C
Title: Associate / Sustainability Manager
Years with the firm: 6
BS / Mechanical Engineering / State University of New York at Buffalo
MBA / Business Administration / State University of New York at Buffalo
Why ...Read more »
A series of well-known facts:
1. Turbines and engines burn fuel to make electricity.
2. Burning fuel generates a lot of heat.
3. Heat is a useful source of energy.
These are the three fundamental truths that make combined heat ...Read more »