Jim Newman at DTE/ESD Energy Conference, 2014

In May, 2014, Jim Newman presented "Transforming Older Buildings into High Performance Facilities" with Filza Walters at the DTE/ESD Energy Conference. Professor Walters is director of the combined, five-year, bachelors and masters degree program in architectural engineering at Lawrence Technological University.  

ASHRAE Level 1 and 2 Energy Audits explained 

For more information on Energy Audits, see Three Reasons Building Owners Turn Down Energy Audits, or Top 5 Areas Commercial Energy Audits Need to Address


Why do facility managers need to see utility bills?

For more information on reducing utility bills, see "Unexpected Benefits of Greening Your Building's HVAC System" or "HVAC Gains with No Budget Pains."  


Are LEED Buildings Really Energy Efficient?

For more information on the value of LEED, see "LEED-Certified Buildings: Energy Efficient or Not?" and "First Building in Michigan Certified Under LEED-EB, and it's Gold!"


Why Should Building Owners Want an Energy Label? 

For more information on labeling, see LEED Certification, Energy Star Certification or "What Building Owners Should Know about ASHRAE’s bEQ (Building Energy Quotient) Label." 

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