Total Property Approach: An increasing number of our clients seek sustainability solutions beyond energy saving for their HVAC systems. We have developed best-of-breed strategic partnerships to meet our clients’ needs. This schematic drawing below includes some of the sample clean-technologies that we may recommend for inclusion at your property.  Upon request, we prepare a cost benefit analysis after reviewing the existing conditions and understanding your goals as they relate to energy savings and overall sustainability. For new construction, we work with architects and engineers to design the most cost effective integrated solution of energy conservation measures (ECMs) using proven and available technology. In support of the information below, please see our growing roster of Clean Technology Partners.

Sustainable Building System

Note: Lighting and HVAC optimization is typically the “low hanging fruit” of Energy Intelligence, with paybacks within one to three years, subject to factors such as the existing technology, hours of operation, and cost per kWh.

Breakdown corresponding to the numbers on the schematic drawing:

Roof:

1. Solar Photovoltaic (PV)

2. Solar Thermal (Water heating)

3. Wind (Vertical Axis Turbines)

4. Epoxy Cool Roof Systems (ECRS)

5. Insulation – Roof/Ceilings

Ceilings:

6. LED Lighting – Options: Sensors (Occupancy, Light Harvesting, etc.) Battery Backups; LiFi (Occupancy monitoring and internet access); “Driverless” Fixtures for Direct Current Microgrids

Exterior Walls:

7. Insulation – Walls

8. Windows

9. Blinds (Retractable “smart” tech)

Interior Walls:

10. LED Lighting (e.g. sconces, pendants, desk lamps, etc.)

11. Plug load (Controls “smart” tech)

Mechanical Rooms:

12. Geothermal (integration with exterior/wells)

13. HVAC – (optimization)

14. Water Management (filtration and wastewater)

Exterior Site:

15. LED Lighting for (a) property, (b) landscape, (c) parking and street lights (advanced sensors for security)

16. Water conservation (for landscaping)

17. Solar (Ground mount)

18. Wind (Pole mount)

Integration Technology:

19. Building Energy Management Systems

20. Internet of Things

21. Direct Current (DC) Microgrid