Engineering

Putting an End to Taillight Warranties

2021-10-20T20:04:06+00:00

The Benefits of Near End of Warranty Reviews Most people that have been in the construction industry are familiar with the phrase “taillight warranty.”  The phrase is used to describe how the only warranty service at the end of a construction project was watching the taillight of your contractors as they drove away, never [...]

Putting an End to Taillight Warranties2021-10-20T20:04:06+00:00

A Guide Through ASTM E 1186

2021-08-04T20:27:29+00:00

What is it, which strategy is right for you, and how does this test benefit your building? ASTM E 1186 is a testing standard for air leakage as applies to building envelopes & air barrier systems. Air leakage is the cause for many concerns related to occupant comfort and indoor air quality. It also [...]

A Guide Through ASTM E 11862021-08-04T20:27:29+00:00

What is Monitoring-Based Commissioning?

2020-06-04T15:32:22+00:00

Every few years the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification program goes through a review process and is updated to reflect the constantly changing technologies of today’s world and ways in which to leverage them to improve building performance. When the LEED program was updated to Version 4, a new option was [...]

What is Monitoring-Based Commissioning?2020-06-04T15:32:22+00:00

Commissioning a Hybrid Woodchip Fired Boiler Plant

2020-01-16T19:17:19+00:00

Staying Warm in the Land of Lumber (and Moose) SES was hired by a school district in northern Maine to provide commissioning services for their new 213,000-square-foot middle/high school. One unique aspect of this project was the use of a hybrid central heating plant that combined liquid propane fired [...]

Commissioning a Hybrid Woodchip Fired Boiler Plant2020-01-16T19:17:19+00:00