A new credential — the Energy Management Professional (EMP) certification from Energy Management Association (EMA) — is training individuals to balance the goals of energy conservation and building performance, which, according to Andrew Heitman of Building Energy Sciences LLC, Pensacola, Florida, keeps customers happy.
The market is expected to be driven by an increasing focus on energy efficiency and regulatory requirements
August 6, 2015
Building optimization and commissioning services — quality assurance measures that can help meet operational and energy efficiency goals — are expanding with the growing emphasis on efficiency, states Navigant Research.
The Program Features Some 100 Sessions, with More Than 300 Presenters and 104 Paper Presentations
May 12, 2015
ASHRAE announced that the importance of building and system commissioning will be highlighted in the Technical Program at its 2015 Annual Conference, which takes place June 27-July 1, at the Atlanta Hilton in Atlanta.
Monitoring-Based Commissioning Expected to Appear in Many New Buildings over the Next 10 Years
April 20, 2015
Building commissioning services originated in the United States and United Kingdom in the 1960s and 1970s as a quality assurance measure for new buildings. In recent years commissioning has experienced rapid growth through the spread of green building certification programs, notes Navigant Research.
Certification Will Be Recognized by DOE Through its Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines
March 31, 2015
The National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) has announced its new Commissioning Process Certified Professional Program. The NEBB Commissioning Process Certified Professional (CX-PC) certification will be U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized.
New Course Reviews the Commissioning Requirements Embodied in Standard 202
March 6, 2015
ASHRAE has announced the addition of a new online course focused on requirements in its first commissioning standard. The course, “Commissioning Process and Standard 202,” taught by Walter Grondzik, P.E., is being held March 25, 2015. It is one of 12 ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) spring online courses being offered.
Company to Provide Commissioning, Measurement and Verification, and Energy Auditing
November 11, 2013
GreenPath Energy Solutions, which provides services to reduce commercial building energy consumption, announced it will play a key role in Orange County’s Green Initiative to make buildings more energy efficient and sustainable.
The Standard Defines the Commissioning Process through 13 Functional Steps
October 9, 2013
A newly published standard focused on the commissioning process, ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 202, Commissioning Process for Buildings and Systems, identifies the minimum acceptable commissioning process for buildings and systems.