Key Findings From Retrocommissioning A High-Performance Building

KLH coordinated multiple tests and reviewed the functional performance testing data and the building’s environmental trend data to find a solution to improve system performance and operating efficiency, and reduce energy costs. Through this research, KLH identified multiple issues, including a problem with the building pressure—the RTU exhaust fan was only enabled when the outside air damper was open above …

Retrocommissioning Improves Energy Efficiency In High-Performing Buildings

LEED certification and Energy Star benchmarking continue to grow in popularity for existing buildings as pressures mount to control operating expenses. As a result, energy efficiency is now mainstream, and managing a building’s energy performance is standard procedure among an ever-growing number of facility managers. Energy Manager Patrick Johanning is one of them. Johanning works for an international commercial real-estate …