Strategically Supporting Coastal Cities
When disaster strikes, resilient communities can
continue with their lives. Every community must
tailor resiliency strategies to their needs. Engineers,
architects and building owners break down how
their communities have become stronger to withstand and survive stronger storms.
to Energy Savings
At MGM MACAU
A decade-old resort in Macau used a step-by-step
approach to adding a monitoring-based commissioning
system and retrofitted its HVAC systems to save energy.
Some of the most significant energy saving opportunities were changes to the chiller and boiler plants.
Measurement and Verification
Researchers in Philadelphia took advantage of a deep
energy retrofit of their own building to study the effects
of measurement and verification. They found creating a
thorough plan for measurement and verification at the
beginning of the retrofit process was key to a successful
Starting from Scratch
to Serve the Community
West Branch Library of the
Berkeley Public Library
A California city started from scratch for its new
library instead of renovating after it outgrew space
for its vital community programs. The new, zero net
energy library will meet its diverse community’s
needs for years to come.