CHP, or combined heat and power, is an innovative way of reducing the operating costs of your building by generating a portion of your buildings on-site electrical demand and supplementing heat to your primary heating source and domestic hot water systems. Natural gas is burned in an engine to produce electricity and useful heat. CHP

One of the vital standards all buildings must be designed for is ASHRAE Standard 62.1 – Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality. Engineers and Designers use these standards to ensure all areas of any building receive the minimum mandated ventilation rate, also known as fresh or outside air. Modern Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning systems

Improving Indoor Air Quality for Pools

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 by

A client recently approached Efficiency Engineering (EE) to review the HVAC system serving a pool and adjacent community center spaces for an apartment complex. The building has experienced a prolonged period of uncontrollable indoor air conditions and poor air quality in and around the basement pool and adjacent corridors and recreation spaces. The recreation centre

Disaster Proof your heat and power with CHP As New York City and surrounding communities were left partially flooded and prolonged power outages after Hurricane Sandy, the lights and heat stayed on a select number of facilities including in the New York University and Co-Op City high rise housing complex. [ref: The New York Times]