2022 Energy Code: Multifamily Buildings

2022 Energy Code: Multifamily Buildings

With a new code cycle around the corner, it’s worth looking into some surprises that await us before the rubber hits the road. The 2022 California Energy Code (Takes effect January 1, 2023) contains several significant changes worth considering as early in the project...

Persistence of Energy Savings after an Energy Assessment

Persistence of Energy Savings after an Energy Assessment

A third party Energy Assessment for an existing building is a proven method to identify and implement Energy Conservation Measures (ECM’s) to effectively reduce energy consumption and costs. An Energy Assessment conducted by VCA Green for Shift Apartments located in...

Getting Your HVAC and Lighting Systems Ready for Summer

Getting Your HVAC and Lighting Systems Ready for Summer

As seasons change, building equipment functions also need to adapt. Ignoring changes to weather often causes building owners to suffer higher utility costs and causes occupant discomfort and complaints. If seasonal settings are addressed correctly, the Department of...