The nation’s first Zero Energy school, Richardsville Elementary incorporated one of the many new lighting control standards designed to sustain the 30% energy reduction goal in ASHARE 90.1-2010. Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) October 2011 article features modifications of daylighting control standards and identifies energy savings opportunities.
CMTA’s Brian Baumgartle offers guidelines and standards insights on lighting commissioning essential to projects for new and existing buildings.
Improvements were funded for a rural school system through Performance Contracting. High Performing Buildings Fall of 2015 issue highlighted Henry County Public Schools journey of desperately needed school improvements.
CMTA’s Lexington Office was featured as a case study in the June 2018 ASHRAE Journal. Not only is the building LEED Platinum but it also earned a perfect ENERGY STAR rating of 100. The article includes different strategies that contributed to this cost-effective, award winning energy efficient office building.
Cincinnati’s District Three Police Station was recognized in the Winter 2017 issue of High Performing Buildings. This 24/7/365 facility achieved a 50% energy reduction making the 329 kW solar PV array affordable. The facility also has a net metering agreement with the local utility that provides revenue from selling all unneeded power back to the gird.