Latest EEI News

Building Energy Benchmarking Part 1: The First Steps Towards Improving Performance

Check out our White Paper: The Biggest Myth of Data Center Commissioning

Running Hot or Cold: Heating in Buildings for Efficiency

EEI Assists Town of Snowmass with Energy/Carbon/Cost Reductions.

EEI is awarded Commissioning contract with the Ohio State University to provide services for the new North Residential District Transformation.

EEI Commissions the First LEED Health Care Project in the US.

GSA Extends EEI's Federal Contract for an Additional 5 Years.

 

Reference Articles

Monitoring-Based Commissioning: Benchmarking Analysis of 24 UC/CSU/IOU Projects

EEInsight #2 - Ongoing Commissioning - Stop the Facility Optimization Drift

A Tool for Project Success: Owner's Project Requirements (OPR)

Better Buildings, Better Plants Program - Progress Update 2013

Top 6 Things You Didn't Know About Solar Energy - Department of Energy

2013 Building Commissioning Survey, Building Commissioning Association (BCA) & Portland Energy Conservation, Inc. (PECI)

Using the Advanced Energy Design Guide in Large Hospitals, CSE Magazine (2013)

Prepare Your Cooling System Before Start Up, CEP (2012)

Significance for Sustainability in Energy Audits, EDC Magazine (2012)

Understanding ESCOs and Facility Needs Equals Success, FacilitiesNet (2012)

Green Building Outlook Strong for Both Non-Residential and Residential Sectors Despite Soft Economy, Says New Report From Dodge. McGraw Hill Construction (2012)

 

Case Studies

Impatient Optimism, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Campus (2014)

Energy Efficiency Case Study, St. Joseph Medical Center, Bern Township, PA (2011)

The Viability of Commissioning in New School Construction (2007)


Code/Reference Materials

ASHRAE/IES Publish First Standard Focused On Commissioning Process

LEED 2009 for New Construction and Major Renovations, Updated Aug. 2011

ASHRAE Guideline - The Commissioning Process

Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007: A Summary of Major Provisions (Congressional Research Service)

Energy Policy Act of 2005

Executive Order 13423: Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management

Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding

Instructions for Implementing Executive Order 13423: Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management

State of California - Building Standards Commission - Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen)

State of California - Building Standards Commission - Guide to the California Green Building Standards Code - Non-Residential (Commissioning)

State of California - Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Non-residential Buildings (Title 24)


Helpful Organizations

The Center for Green Schools, USGBC

Building Commissioning Association (BCA)

Energy Star

Green Guide for Health Care (GGHC)

National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO)

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

 
 

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