NREL Develops Energy Audit Tool

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Denver-based software developer concept3D have developed the simuwatt Energy Auditor, a tool that could replace clipboard-style audits with a computer model that could save money for building owners. The tool that pinpoints potential energy savings could cost 35 percent to 75 percent less than traditional audits. The package is set to hit the energy …

Saving Energy with Psychrometric Calculations

Saving Energy with Psychrometric Calculations By: John Becker Hands up, who’s heard of psychrometrics?  You may think you haven’t, but if you’ve ever listened to a weather forecast I guarantee you have… Psychrometrics are the way engineers (and weather forecasters) describe a mixture of air and water vapor.  The air all around us contains some water vapor, which makes certain calculations a …

AFEC Trade Show 2013

This years AFEC (Advanced Facilities Management and Engineering Conference) was last week September 25th and 26th. The AFEC Show is dedicated to increasing the skills and knowledge of Facility Managers and Engineers in the Rocky Mountain Region, preparing them to meet the demands of their occupation, today, tomorrow, and into the future. AFEC is the largest event in the Rocky Mountain …

Setpoint Systems Corporation Is Growing!

Wow, what a terrific year, and while a short time left there is still so much to do! Over the past 4 months we have had some really exciting additions to our team. Additions, whom have contributed greatly to our culture, diversity, and experience here at Setpoint Systems Corporation. We have the pleasure of introducing you to the following “new …