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  • CM: Commercial
  • CS: Codes and Standards
  • ED: Education
  • GV: Government
  • HC: Health Care
  • PC: Performance Contracting
  • ZE: Zero Energy

Education

The University of Kentucky’s Center for Advanced Energy Research’s (CAER) mission is to pursue new and beneficial energy strategies in the biofuels, solar energy and lithium battery research fields.

This article in ED+C showcases how CAER pursues ground-breaking energy strategies in its research in a building focused on achieving energy-efficient performance. Since this article was written, CARE II achieved LEED® Gold.

Education

CMTA engineered the first daylight school in Kentucky, Caywood Elementary School, in 2003.

Since that time the firm’s thinking on daylighting evolved and, in this Spring 2015 High Performing Building article, CMTA applies its revised daylighting philosophy to a hypothetical re-design of Richardsville Elementary School, the first Zero Energy school in the United States.

Education

Fayette County Public Schools (Lexington, Kentucky) applied a slight twist to Kentucky’s second Zero Energy building, Locust Trace AgriScience Center.

This Winter 2015 article in High Performing Buildings magazine explains how this unique facility set and achieved its Zero Energy goals.

Government

Cincinnati’s District Three Police Station was featured in the Winter 2017 issue of High Performing Buildings.

The Police Station, which is the first Zero Energy Police Station in the United States, was engineered by CMTA. emersionDESIGN of Cincinnati was the architect.

Education

CMTA’s Brian Baumgartle contributes insights on cost effective and energy efficient lighting design.

As one of the key components for energy reduction and sustainability, lighting frequently accounts for 25 to 30 percent of a building’s energy use. CMTA’s Brian Baumgartle contributes insights on cost effective and energy efficient lighting design for LED lighting in the resident hall environment for the ACUHO-I Sustainability Committee Newsletter.

Codes and Standards

CMTA’s Brian Baumgartle examines lighting control requirements of various codes and standards.

Featured in the January/February 2014 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) CMTA’s Brian Baumgartle examines lighting control requirements of various codes and standards and the understanding of compliance and testing requirements what to know and expect from ASHRAE and IECC lighting standards.