Proactively preparing for the Smart Grid – As published in Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine

The ability to measure and benchmark building performance is an integral component of Smart Grid technologies; building owners that implement data collection systems now will be better positioned for Smart Grid adoption down the road. By: H. Jay Enck, CxAP, HBDP, Commissioning and Green Building Solutions Inc., Duluth 09/26/2011  With [...]

By | September 27th, 2011|

A Control Point by Any Other Name…By David Cantrill CxGBS®

As energy efficiency goals become common place in almost every area in the United States, project teams are taking advantage of the use of a building automation system (BAS) to aid in keeping a building running as efficient as the day it was opened.  But are these building automation systems [...]

By | September 15th, 2011|

GO TEAM! – by Jesse Ross CxGBS®

It is not uncommon, or unexpected, for contractors to see a Commissioning Authority as the “enemy.” After all, CxAs are responsible for assessing the contractor’s construction quality and installation practices, which may mean more work than they are used to. However, commissioning can be much more difficult when you come [...]

By | September 1st, 2011|