Radiant Cooling and Heating Systems Case Study: Port of Portland Headquarters

Case Study / September 13, 2017 / Advanced Buildings / HVAC

The Port of Portland headquarters was studied under a California Energy Commission EPIC research project on radiant heating and cooling systems in 2016-2017. It is a three story office space with 450 Port employees built above seven stories of public…

Radiant Cooling and Heating Systems Case Study: Pomona College Millikan Laboratory and Andrew Science Hall

Case Study / September 13, 2017 / Advanced Buildings / HVAC

The Pomona College Millikan Laboratory and Andrew Science Hall (Millikan Building) was studied under a California Energy Commission EPIC research project on radiant heating and cooling systems in 2016-2017. It is a 3-story, 75,000 square foot building comprised of physics…

Radiant Cooling and Heating Systems Case Study: Lovejoy Opsis Building

Case Study / September 13, 2017 / Advanced Buildings / HVAC

radiant heating and cooling systems in 2016-2017. It is a two-story, 19,460 square foot retail and office building located in Portland, Oregon. The building was constructed in 1910 as stables for an historic hardware company. Opsis Architecture purchased the building…

Radiant Cooling and Heating Systems Case Study: Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building

Case Study / September 13, 2017 / Advanced Buildings / HVAC

The Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building was studied under a California Energy Commission EPIC research project on radiant heating and cooling systems in 2016-2017. It is an 18-story, 512,474 square foot office building located in Portland, Oregon. The building houses…

Radiant Cooling and Heating Systems Case Study: Bullitt Center

Case Study / September 13, 2017 / Advanced Buildings / HVAC

The Bullitt Center was studied under a California Energy Commission EPIC research project on radiant heating and cooling systems in 2016-2017. It is a six-story, 44,700 square foot (SF) office building located in Seattle, WA. The Bullitt Foundation, a nonprofit…

Energy Performance of Commercial Buildings with Radiant Heating and Cooling

Report / August 10, 2017 / Advanced Buildings / HVAC

This report is part of the California Energy Commission (CEC) EPIC project (EPIC-14-009), Optimizing Radiant Systems for Energy Efficiency and Comfort. The main goal of this research was to determine the building characteristics of projects with radiant heating and cooling…

HVAC Primer

Guideline / December 19, 2015 / Advanced Buildings / HVAC

This newly updated primer describes energy savings opportunities and context for packaged rooftop units (RTUs) for utility energy managers and their trade allies. RTUs are ubiquitous in commercial spaces but are also a difficult market to reach. Analysis shows many…