Building Energy & Facility Assessment

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Energy Audits

The need to reduce energy costs is a crucial business practice for successful organizations, and energy audits have begun to play a more significant role in managing energy expenses. Energy audits can encompass a variety of surveying techniques but most commonly consist of an analysis of energy usage within a building or facility and its contained equipment. Energy audits can be ASHRAE Level I, II, or III for conditioned space, or comprehensive or tactical energy surveys for industrial facilities. Audits include comprehensive lists of energy efficiency measures derived from building and facility performance. Energy audits also include financial analysis for each identified measure. Energy audits can use information from building management systems (BMS) with the goal of reducing energy usage without negatively impacting the company’s everyday practices. Industrial energy audits often focus on key aspects of the overall system that tend to use the most energy. Common examples of audited equipment include HVAC, lighting, and plug load.

  • Commissioning WorCx is a committed and environmentally accountable partner who understands that "going green" makes sense – fiscally, environmentally, socially.

  • We bring the expertise it takes to increase your energy efficiency so you get commitment and a range of suggestions to improve your energy efficiency and bottom line.

  • Our years of practical, common sense tells us – "Hey - ya don't need to air condition your gymnasium in the summer when there's no one at school." Which equals smart energy practices that start saving you energy and money – immediately.

  • Commissioning WorCx honors team and integrity, as much as we do expertise in the field.


Energy Efficiency Measures

Energy efficiency measures do not operate in isolation from one another. Solar gain through windows that warms in the winter also heats in the summer and can be a source of glare unless controlled. Similarly, lighting efficiency measures affect the operation of heating and air conditioning systems in a building. Accordingly, planning for and executing retrofits should be done with a whole-building performance perspective to ensure cost-effective and efficient performance over the year - and for the long term.

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      • Building Envelope

      • Lighting

      • HVAC

      • Heat Recovery

      • Hot Water

      • Combined Heat and Power

      • Refrigeration

      • Building Commissioning

      • Energy-Efficient Office Equipment


Energy Star Analysis

Building Upgrade Manual

The 265-page Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners. Chapters address the ENERGY STAR buildings five-stage approach, leading you through the entire planning, financing, and implementation process.

Download the entire manual, below, or select a specific chapter:

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Benchmarking

Chapter 3: Investment Analysis

Chapter 4: Financing

Technical stages

Chapter 5: Retrocommissioning

Chapter 6: Lighting

Chapter 7: Supplemental Load Reduction

Chapter 8: Air Distribution Systems

Chapter 9: Heating and Cooling Upgrades

Unique facility strategies

Chapter 10: K–12 Schools

Chapter 11: Supermarkets and Grocery Stores

Chapter 12: Hotels and Motels

Chapter 13: Retail Stores

Download the 265-page ENERGY STAR Building Upgrade Manual (4.5 MB) here.