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[14 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 3,949 views]
One of the Best Performing Buildings in the Northwest This post originally appeared in New Buildings Institute’s ZNE Newsletter.
Rice Fergus Miller Zero-Energy Capable Building | Bremerton, WA With an Energy Use Intensity (EUI) in the low 20’s, the Rice Fergus Miller Office and Studio is one of the best performing buildings in the Northwest. Certified as LEED Platinum,…

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[12 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 7,332 views]
CAES Study The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), a public-private partnership of Boise State University, Idaho State University, and the University of Idaho, located in Idaho Falls, Idaho, is tasked with delivery of “innovative, cost-effective, credible energy research leading to sustainable technology-based economic environment”. A new case study by NEEA’s BetterBricks

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[9 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 2,078 views]
Atlas Shrugged:  The Burden of Energy Performance As an architect or engineer striving to increase building energy performance, do you often feel the weight of the world on your shoulders? The combined load of client expectations, the 2030 Commitment, energy models addressing multiple baselines, and LEED documentation, must all be optimized within budget constraints as you…

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[6 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 3,691 views]
Spreadsheet Sustainability Don’t let the title, Spreadsheet Sustainability, of Russell Fortmeyer’s McGraw Hill Construction—Continuing Education Center article mislead you. Yes, he does make the case that a surprisingly large amount of advanced sustainability strategies are analyzed and designed not with sophisticated, packaged, integrated design models, but with sophisticated, proprietary spreadsheets, crafted…