Top 4 Benefits of Enhanced Commissioning

Top 4 Benefits of Enhanced Commissioning

Last week’s post touched on LEED Enhanced Commissioning, a warranty-focused retesting of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment previously commissioned during construction. While this is a credit that can be taken to achieve LEED certification,...
Top 4 Things Architects Should Know about CALGreen

Top 4 Things Architects Should Know about CALGreen

It can be difficult for architects to make sustainable building goals a priority while coordinating with other disciplines in a project. An inability to navigate California’s Green Building Code (better known as CALGreen) could lead to unforeseen costs at the end of a...
Title 24 Commissioning Triggers in a Nutshell

Title 24 Commissioning Triggers in a Nutshell

A common question asked in California multifamily and/or commercial development is whether or not commissioning is triggered and what commissioning requires. Under the California Energy Code, commissioning is required for the following: New ground up, nonresidential...
How WELL Will Your Staff Perform after COVID-19?

How WELL Will Your Staff Perform after COVID-19?

Bottom line? Healthy employees get more done. On March 19, 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released an Employer Costs for Employee Compensation report for December 2019. On average, employers spent 7.3% of total compensation, or $2.53 per hour worked on personal,...