Category: MEP

What is a Net Zero Energy Building?

By Daniel Sandoval, PE What is a net zero energy building? By one definition, it’s a building that produces enough renewable energy to meet or exceed its annual energy consumption requirements. About the Expert: Daniel Sandoval, PE, is vice president of Ayres’ MEP Division, applying his long track record of leadership in the fields of… Read More »

Commercial and Residential Building Projects Integrate EV Charging Stations

By Anthony Basden, PE, LEED AP BD+C As new commercial and residential buildings go up in the 2020s, more and more of them will integrate electric vehicle charging stations into their designs. The motivations for this trend include state and local code requirements in places such as California, Washington, and various cities. They also include… Read More »

How to Deliver Optimal Indoor Air Quality with HVAC Technology Post-Pandemic

By Dan Fox, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C Given the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, it’s more important than ever to stay on top of the ever-evolving air cleaning options. About the Expert: Dan Fox, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C, leads the mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, and life safety teams at Gausman & Moore, a… Read More »