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USGBC’S Peer Rating System – Microgrids and Portfolio-Scale Sustainability Projects

By Wayne A. Dunn, PE, PEng, LEED AP – Principal, E.W. Dunn (content edited) Join BCxA’s Board Member, Wayne Dunn, for his webinar September 9th describing the approach and benefits of the USGBC/GBCI third-party rating system known as PEER: Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal. What’s in it for commissioning providers? A lot! This is a […]

Raising Digital Twins – Building from Concept to Delivery

Essay by Diana Bjornskov The digital twin technology concept has been around since 2002 and was first used in the fields of astronautics and aerospace, and manufacturing and product lifecycle management. It was used by NASA for the moon exploration mission Apollo 13 and Mars Rover Curiosity. “Digital Twins” is a concept, composed of 3D […]

NYC Local Law 97 – Beyond Cx, Audits, Rating and Benchmarking

New York City again takes the lead with the City’s new Local Law 97, which establishes an Office of Building Energy and Emissions Performance to regulate and implement laws, policies, protocols, assessment methods, programs and actions such as: “Overseeing implementation of building energy and emissions performance laws and policies for existing buildings, new construction and […]

BCxA Conference News – Ongoing Commissioning: Changing the Building Industry

Ongoing Commissioning (OCx) is not new to our industry, but the time has come for us to formalize the practice as we strive for excellence in energy efficiency, reduce facilities’ energy footprint, and improve building performance consistency – by using OCx as a well-defined best practice. Join us as Copper Tree Analytics sponsors a full-day […]