Summer Consultants Article Featured in The Military Engineer

Summer Consultants’ article “Improving Energy Savings Through Retrocommissioning” is featured in the March/April issue of SAME’s The Military Engineer magazine. The article, co-authored by Anne Juran and Jim Gawthrop, discusses the use of commissioning techniques to help reduce energy usage and costs in existing buildings. The article was included as part of the magazine’s energy… Read More

I2SL Conference

Last week Amanda and I attended the I2SL (International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories) conference in Raleigh, NC. There were a broad range of individuals in attendance, including: government, university, and private labs users, health and safety, procurement, and facilities groups lab equipment vendors HVAC and controls equipment vendors sustainability champions architects and engineers The sessions… Read More

Chilled Water Piping Corrosion

When designing new systems or upgrades to existing systems, we are focused on equipment and system selection to prevent corrosion of the interior of hydronic piping systems. While this is important for system longevity, in real life there are widespread vapor barrier failures in almost every chilled water system, leading to leaks and failures caused… Read More