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  • Managing Data Center Energy Use thru Virtualization

    Posted by Maureen Drullard, Sustainability Manager

    Managing Data Center Energy Use thru Virtualization

    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 ...

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    Category: Design, Innovation

  • Retro Commissioning Explained

    Posted by Rob Baxter, Chief Engineer - Commissioning and Energy Auditing

    Retro Commissioning Explained

    There are more than 81 billion square feet of commercial floor space in the U.S. today. And the energy use of all commercial buildings in the U.S. accounts for 36% of the more than $190 billion we spend ...

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    Category: Design

  • Green Building Timeline

    Posted by Greg Simon, Architect

    Green Building Timeline

    To wrap up this year’s National Energy Awareness Month, I want to reflect on a few milestones that celebrate the progress of energy efficiency in our built environment.  On any given day, our architects, engineers, and building science specialists ...

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    Category: Design

  • Prioritizing Our Energy Needs

    Posted by Rob McAtee, Director of Energy and Sustainability Services

    Prioritizing Our Energy Needs

    Name: Rob McAtee, PE
    Title: Director of Mechanical Engineering / Vice President
    Years of Experience: 22
    Office Location: Glen Allen
    Education:  BS / Mechanical Engineering / University of Virginia

    Why do you think National Energy Awareness Month is important?
    Anything that gets people ...

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    Category: Design

  • Sustainable Building Designers – Integral to Our Nation’s Energy Future

    Posted by Maureen Drullard, Sustainability Manager

    Sustainable Building Designers – Integral to Our Nation’s Energy Future

    As we celebrate National Energy Awareness Month this October, I am reminded of just how well-positioned we are as a firm and an industry to have a direct impact on our nation’s energy footprint. It should come as no ...

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    Category: Design