Building analytics then and now.

I recently purchased a virtual reality (VR) headset and used it to visit places around the world in Google Earth. I flew over petabytes of data towards South America and began searching for Huanchay, a small district 8,500 feet high in the mountains of Huaraz, Peru. The remote village has just one main road and is not an impressive showcase of VR technology. I knew there would be no street views or panoramic photos of Huanchay. I was looking for a grainy satellite image of a 600 square foot adobe house that I helped design and build 8 years ago while getting my master’s degree in solar energy engineering at UMass Lowell.

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Jefferson’s Building Commissioning Project with Cimetrics Analytika

The new issue of Currents – the energy conservation newsletter for Jefferson Health, outlines the Building Continuous Commissioning Project that began in 2013. Jefferson selected a team of recognized experts in continuous commissioning for the project including Cimetrics Analytika.

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2018 International Green Construction Code Released

Groundbreaking model for building codes helps municipalities save money, protect resources and increase the resilience, safety and standards of living for communities across the globe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (Nov. 8, 2018) – The 2018 International Green Construction Code (2018-IgCC) was released today by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), International Code CouncilASHRAE and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). The IgCC is a model code that has wide applicability for incorporating resilient, high-performance green building strategies into building codes to improve the standards of living for people in communities across the globe.  Continue reading “2018 International Green Construction Code Released”

Cimetrics Senior Analysts presentation at the 2018 I2SL Annual Conference

Our Senior Analysts – Lisa Zagura and Julianne Rhoads presented: “BE A BTU HUNTER: How Big Data Analytics Can Achieve Energy and OM Savings While Improving Productivity, Comfort, and Sustainability at Laboratory Facilities”.
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A hospital saves over a million dollars in annual energy costs while improving comfort, sustainability, and social responsibility in the community.

Overview

This Hospital* is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Hospital set a goal to reduce energy consumption and GHG emissions while maintaining a high level of air quality and patient comfort. To this end, Hospital was interested in implementing energy conservation measures and technologies, which help
achieve these goals while considering their specific needs as a healthcare facility. Continue reading “A hospital saves over a million dollars in annual energy costs while improving comfort, sustainability, and social responsibility in the community.”