CES… Proven Leader in Green Building Services…
Energy and Sustainability Services for Mechanical and Utility Systems
As energy costs continue to rise, CES is committed to providing its clients with Attractive Cost Savings and enhanced indoor environmental comfort, by upgrading their environmental mechanical systems.
Our team of Energy and Mechanical Professionals excel at performing base line Energy Audits, design, and installation of custom turnkey energy solutions that will meet and often exceed your energy and sustainability goals.
Building owners and managers of commercial real estate understand the “triple bottom line” of reducing energy consumption and implementing “green” management practices: Social and Environmental Responsibility and Energy Savings that often result in a positive Return on Investment (ROI).
Affordable - Pro-Active - Green Building Maintenance Programs
Implementing a comprehensive and on-going Green Building Maintenance Program increases your net operating income, improves your facility’s asset value and promotes social and environmental responsibility and appeal.
LEED for Green Building Operations & Maintenance Credits
A La Carte Menu…..
Comprehensive Energy Services, Inc. (CES) will perform the technical tasking to assist your project or facility team in attaining LEED certification goals. Below you will find an “a la carte” Menu LEED for Green Building Operations & Maintenance Services. Through our suite of Sustainable Building Services, we assist our clients to achieve their sustainability and energy-efficiency goals over the lifespan of their facilities.
Going Green Pays...
According to the United States Green Building Counsel (USGBC) figures, commercial projects have experienced:
8-9% Operating Cost Decrease
7.5% Building Value Increase
6.6% Return on Investment Improvement
3.5% Occupancy Ratio Increase
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Social and Environmental Responsibility and Energy Savings
Whether your project is pursuing LEED or other Green Building Certification, or is seeking to maximize water and energy efficiency opportunities, CES can help. CES offers a host of services designed specifically for each owner and/or property’s needs. Services include:
- Building & Portfolio level sustainability assessment
- Strategic sustainability planning
- Energy, water, and waste auditing.
- Operations & Maintenance Policy development
- Performance goal setting and implementation tracking.
- Carbon footprint monitoring.
- Retro-commissioning and re-commissioning.
- Assistance achieving LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance Certification.
- Real Costs Savings, Upwards of 30% Energy savings
- Increase Asset Values and Occupancy Rates
- Improved Tenant Comfort & Workplace Satisfaction
- Improved Productivity
- Lower Absenteeism
- Social and Environmental Responsibility
- Greater Lease or Sales Appeal
- Reduce Carbon Footprint
- Enhancement to Company and Asset Branding
Green Building Services
By establishing a Green Building Maintenance Plan that includes HVAC maintenance you can reduce your overall operating cost and you buildings carbon footprint, all the while improving you buildings public image as being environmental conscious.
- HVAC Preventative Maintenance
- Energy Management Systems
- Tridium “Open Protocol” Building Automation Systems
- Facility Benchmarking & Engineering
- LEED Commissioning (Cx)
- Retro-Commissioning (RCx)
- ASHRAE Energy Audits and Certified Energy Planning
- High Efficiency Systems and Retrofits
- Variable Frequency Drives
- Demand Response
- Utility Rebates and Incentives
- Thermal Imaging
- Indoor Environmental Quality
- IAQ Testing & Diagnostic Services
- Duct and Air Conveyance System Cleaning
- Mold Remediation
This is first step to determining energy usage is Energy Benchmarking. A base line energy profile will be developed illustrating how your facility compares to other like facilities and how it compares to energy efficient facilities of like structure and use.
ASHRAE Level I - Walk-through Analysis
A Level I audit includes the preliminary energy use analysis described above, but also includes a site visit by a CES engineer and a report detailing low-cost/no-cost measures and potential capital improvements for further study. An ASHRAE Level I audit also satisfies one of the pre-requisite requirements for the USGBC’s LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance.
ASHRAE Level II - Energy Survey and Analysis
A Level II audit includes the preliminary energy use analysis and ASHRAE Level I analysis, but also includes more detailed energy calculations and financial analysis of proposed energy efficiency measures. The financial analysis or Life Cycle Analysis allows the facility owner to truly understand the financial benefits of installing energy efficient measures. An ASHRAE Level II audit can also earn additional points for LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M.
ASHRAE Level III – Detailed Analysis of Capital-Intensive Modifications
A Level III analysis is a further expansion from the previous levels of effort and is based on the facility representative’s selection of measures to analyze further. This may include further refinement of an energy model or more extensive data collection.
LEED for Green Building Operations & Maintenance Credits
A La Carte…..
Energy & Atmosphere (EA)
EA Prerequisite 1: Energy Efficiency Best Management Practices
EA Prerequisite 2: Minimum Energy Efficiency Performance
EA Prerequisite 3: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
EA 2.1-2.3 Credit: Existing Building Commissioning (Cx)
EA Credit 4.1-4.4: On-Site and Off-site Renewable Energy
EA Credit 5: Refrigerant Management
Water Efficiency (WE)
WE Prerequisite 1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
WE Credit 1: Water Performance Measurement
WE Credit 2: Additional Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
WE Credit 4: Cooling Tower Water Management
Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
IEQ Prerequisite 1: Outdoor Air Introduction & Exhaust Systems
IEQ Credit 1.1: IAQ Best Management Practices; IAQ Management Plan
IEQ Credit 1.2: IAQ Best Management Practices; Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring
IEQ Credit 1.3: IAQ Best Management Practices; Increased Ventilation
IEQ Credit 1.4: IAQ Best Management Practices; Reduced Particulate in Air Distribution
IEQ Credit 1.5: IAQ Best Management Practices; IAQ Management for Facility Alterations & Additions
IEQ Credit 2.1: Occupant Comfort; Occupant Survey
IEQ Credit 2.2: Occupant Comfort; Occupant Controlled Lighting, 50%
IEQ Credit 2.3: Occupant Comfort; Thermal Comfort Monitoring