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Publications Key

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

Codes and Standards

Richardsville Elementary Incorporates New Lighting Control Standards

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 ASHRAE 90.1-2010. Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) October 2011 article features modifications of daylighting control standards and identifies energy savings opportunities.

Codes and Standards

Managing the Complexities of Lighting Systems

CMTA’s Brian Baumgartle offers guidelines and standards insights on lighting commissioning essential to projects for new and existing buildings.

Performance Contracting

Achieving Guaranteed Energy Savings, Improved Energy Utilization and a Healthier Learning Environment

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 wins ASHRAE National Technology Award

CMTA’s Lexington Office earned LEED Platinum certification and achieved an ENERGY STAR rating of 100. This article includes different strategies that contributed to this cost-effective, award winning energy efficient office building.

Performance Contracting

No Budget. No Problem.

Cox’s Creek Elementary School utilized a Guaranteed Energy Savings Contract to fully fund a complete HVAC renovation that decreased the school’s energy use by over 50%.


Illuminating the Past and the Present

The Franklin County Courthouse earned a 2015 Illumination Award of Merit for the lighting work that accentuates the exterior features of the building including 16 limestone columns that surround the new plaza and frame the courthouse. The original building was constructed in 1835.