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General Session: Fitwel, BREEAM, NGBS & 45L: Optimal Pathways & Potential Synergies
Check out the panel discussion below to hear leaders from Jordan & Skala Engineers, Fitwel, BRE, and Home Innovation Research Labs (NGBS) discuss their expertise in above-code green programs as well as financial incentives for stakeholders in the A/E/C industry.
Design Implications: US Department of Energy’s New Efficiency Requirements in 2023
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will enact new nationwide efficiency requirements for HVAC equipment on January 1, 2023. As part of the DOE’s goal to reduce overall energy consumption, the rating procedure (i.e., the performance calculation) has become more stringent and complex. Excluding split system heat pumps, split system air conditioners that do not meet these new ratings will not be installable after January 1, 2023. Equipment currently in production is being phased out in anticipation of this new..
Jordan & Skala Continues as an MEP Giant
JSE rises to #38 in the rankings: an exciting 13-spot climb. Since our inception, Jordan & Skala Engineers has had a mission to listen, communicate, and adapt. These prerogatives remain essential as we work towards building a more resilient and sustainable landscape in the A/E/C industry. Electrification, decarbonization, and the move towards renewables are shaping how we engineer for the future. Design partners must adapt to achieve these goals. We are proud to be rooted in MEP design while boasting..
Mass Timber Construction: The Developer’s Guide for Office Buildings
Office spaces demand versatility and functionality from Owners, Developers, Investors, and occupants alike. A growing number of A/E/C professionals are meeting those needs by building with mass timber construction, due to its efficiency and unique appeal. Understanding this historic material’s reemergence, and its advantages, can help you deliver innovative, safe, and captivating office environments from mass timber on your next project. Mass Timber Prototypes Timber Meets Technology The rise of mass timber projects in the United States has led to..
Energy Code Compliance, Standards, & Practices
Today’s energy codes impact more aspects of a building and its systems than ever before. Advancements to the codes in recent years have led to a variety of technologies, materials, and processes that can be combined to achieve energy code compliance. Design professionals and engineers must apply emerging requirements, including energy modeling and system commissioning, to meet the demands of energy codes as they develop, while achieving operational and budgetary goals. This article provides solutions from knowledgeable industry professionals for..
ESG and Sustainability Trends: Webinar Hosted by Jordan & Skala
As the commercial real estate and built environment continues to see a concerted effort towards ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) initiatives, more and more players and stakeholders in the A/E/C (Architecture/Engineering/Construction) are realizing the importance of sustainable buildings.