Top 10 ways to commission for LEED
The requirement for commissioning as part of the LEED certification process has elevated the commissioning consultant to a key player in achieving certification.
In the summer edition of The Checklist , published by the Building Commissioning Association , Michael Mantai, president of SystemWorCx LLC, offers his top 10 issues when commissioning existing buildings for LEED.
10. Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERV)
9. Plumbing Fixtures
8. Protection of Ductwork
7. Occupancy Sensors
6. ASHRAE 62.1-2004 Compliance
5. Measurement & Verification (M&V)
4. Outdoor Air Flushout
3. MERV-13 filters
2. Owner’s Project Requirements
1. Basis of Design
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey