CxAlloy® is cloud-based software that ensures building quality from laying the foundation through daily operations. CxAlloy offers enterprise applications engineered for design and construction project management, commissioning, building maintenance, and energy and sustainability management.
Facility Commissioning Group
Facility Commissioning Group (FCG) is a Lexington, Kentucky based engineering firm created specifically for and dedicated solely to providing independent third-party direct for owner commissioning services executed by highly qualified certified personnel led by licensed Professional Engineers in our Lexington office and Indiana Registered Architect in our Indianapolis branch office. FCG’s experience includes over 575 facilities commissioned since 1998 ranging from aircraft hangers and stadiums to K-12 schools, from universities to research facilities to commercial headquarters and distribution centers to domiciles to 195 LEED projects of all building types. FCG is a national leader with a solid reputation in the commissioning industry.
TLC Engineering for Architecture
TLC Engineering for Architecture is a dynamic engineering and energy services firm with a diversity of talent, expertise and skill to deliver projects that span major markets around the world. With more than 60 years of experience, 11 offices, over 320 employees, and a commitment to help our clients design and operate high-performance buildings, TLC ranks among the largest and most respected engineering and commissioning firms in the nation.
Sebesta provides planning and design, commissioning, retro-commissioning and sustainability for systems to optimize technical, economic, and environmental performance. Sebesta is a provider of solutions that meet the needs of facilities through a disciplined process of technical analysis, project delivery, training and system optimization.
Smith Seckman Reid provides comprehensive engineering design and facility consulting services that consistently meet these expectations. SSR professionals offer a full range of engineering system designs and consulting services required by today’s complex facilities. Our team focuses on providing system solutions that are operationally flexible, efficient, and sustainable.
TMCx Solutions, LLC
In 1998, TMCx Solutions was born with a special purpose; to apply real world engineering based, problem solving skills into a new field called Building Commissioning. The early adoption of this quality assurance process that has become “Business as Usual” for a huge percentage of buildings constructed in the past two decades, set TMCx into an influential role as to what the Commissioning Process is today. TMCx blends their problem solving expertise and a collaborative management approach, into the basic quality assurance process provided by Commissioning. The natural outcome of this blend is a consistent turn-over of successful buildings.
United Testing and Balancing Inc.
Since 1976, UTAB, Inc. has performed testing, adjusting and balancing for projects of all sizes and complexities. We are an AABC certified firm with the ability and experience to partner with Cx agents who need timely and accurate performance data for their commissioning needs.
AKF provides a full range of professional engineering services to support and enhance the built environment. This includes HVAC, electrical, plumbing & sanitary engineering, and fire/life safety engineering. The firm has continued to evolve and expand our services and reach throughout the United States and abroad.
BalanceCx is a powerful cloud-based Building System Analytics (BSA) platform and for energy monitoring in facilities. BalanceCx software can track thousands of points throughout facilities and provide real-time data and actionable results for owners, maintenance staff, and building engineers. This allows on-site operators to optimize system performance, benchmark that performance against defined energy goals, and identify problems much faster than otherwise possible. Our staff can offer an affordable look at the big picture of facilities to help owners and operators identify their total cost of ownership.
Clipboard/Field Inspections Plus
Clipboard is a project management solution for TAB and CxA Professionals. Clipboard can help manage many aspects of your operation. For the TBE’s and office management, Clipboard gives you a window into real time project completion as it happens. Deficiency tracking with Vivid Color photos give owners and engineers the exact picture of what is happening in the field. Clipboard is a field technicians best friend, allowing them to use laptops, cell phones or tablets to complete their reports.
Dwyer Instruments, Inc.
Holding over 650 technical patents, Dwyer Instruments is a global leader in designing and manufacturing controls, sensors, and instrumentation solution to the HVAC market. Investing in state-of-the-art R&D facilities for best-in-class product testing and verification has not only kept Dwyer relevant for over 85 years, it has also kept us on the cutting-edge of product development. Using the most advanced computer modeling software to simulate real world situations helps Dwyer to create more accurate measurement techniques in our products. Innovative product designs have been recognized by industry experts; most recently for the SMART Air Hood® and Hydronic Differential Pressure Manometer.
Facility Grid is a comprehensive, mobile, cloud-based Commissioning Platform that increases the productivity of commissioning agents, streamlines processes and record keeping, and provides owners with a database of building information for compliance, maintenance, and re-commissioning. Facility Grid delivers streamlined commissioning process, increased Cx Authority productivity, project transparency, workflow intelligence, and a library of standardized Cx documents and templates. With Facility Grid, commissioning agents, facility managers, architects, engineers, contractors, maintenance personnel , and corporate administrators can collaborate more efficiently. This opens the door to efficiencies in all phases of the facility management process.
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
A multi-market, multi-discipline professional service firm, Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a single source for engineering, commissioning, planning and management services. We have a pro-active ‘Hands On’ approach to working with clients, doing what it takes to bring about our Clients’ success.
Hanson provides a variety of commissioning, energy, and sustainability services, including: facility and system assessments, commissioning for new and existing facilities, energy audits and studies, energy modeling, measurement and verification (M&V) and various planning and consulting services for energy roadmaps and sustainability management plans.
Liberty Engineering, LLP
Liberty Engineering, LLP is an engineering solutions company, specializing in custom applications for mission critical and secure environments. With experience in both public and private industry, Liberty Engineering can bring state-of-the-art solutions across business-groups to offer the most appropriate project resolution. Liberty optimizes mechanical, electrical, security and telecommunications engineering capabilities through troubleshooting, system assessments, design and commissioning services. Liberty Engineering can support investigative efforts such as Facility Conditions Assessments, Tier 3 & 4 evaluations, power consumption and system flow measurements, ‘SKM’ Short Circuit, Arc Flash and Coordination studies. Liberty’s programming efforts include long range facility plans, special studies, cost analysis, and project scoping. Liberty specializes in designing MEP renovations, infrastructure modernizations, and HVAC Controls upgrades. Additionally, Liberty Engineering provides project management, troubleshooting, commissioning, retro-commissioning and energy analysis services.
ONICON Incorporated / Air Monitor Corporation
As industry leaders in the field of HVAC utility measurement, ONICON and Air Monitor are committed to providing you with the highest quality instrumentation for your flow and energy measurement requirements. We offer multiple technologies to help make your Hydronic utility and airflow measurement projects a complete success.
RMF Engineering, Inc. is a Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Civil and Structural consulting firm specializing in building and infrastructure engineering. RMF is nationally recognized for the analysis, planning, design and commissioning of complex buildings and campus utility generation and distribution systems. RMF’s core design principles revolve around creating energy efficient environments by changing the way facilities use energy to reduce operating costs and benefit the environment. Through our commissioning, energy auditing and condition assessment services, RMF’s expert staff develop creative and cost effective solutions for technologically flexible and ecologically responsible facilities.
Aeroseal is a breakthrough duct sealing technology that seals leaks from inside the duct system using a patented non-toxic aerosol mist. Developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with partial funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, the technology addresses problems associated with energy waste caused by duct leakage. The Aeroseal process has proven to be the most effective, affordable and viable method for sealing leaky ductwork systems in commercial buildings. Once the leaks are sealed, fan speed can be reduced dramatically – thereby reducing payback time and increasing energy savings for institutions such as hospitals, labs, universities, K-12 schools and military facilities.
Ameritech Data Solutions
Test and Balance Operations and Production Tracking Software (TABopts) was developed specifically for the TAB and Commissioning industry. With the full version of TABopts software, you can operate your entire company. Modules include Reporting, Estimation, Quotation, Project Tracking, Job Costing, Asset Tracking, Invoicing and much more. All of our modules use software that you are already familiar with such as MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Outlook. Reporting and tracking is now easier than ever with your customized system of TABopts modules. Automation of repetitive tasks happen with the click of a button in the various Microsoft® Office products.
Bacharach is a global leader in design, manufacture and service of refrigerant and gas leak detection, from monitoring instruments and data solutions to combustion and emissions analysis. Bacharach products make heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industries safer, cleaner, and more energy efficient. Operating since 1909, Bacharach continues to expand its fixed gas detection portfolio with the acquisition of Parasense and presence in Europe. Continuing to design, deliver and service high quality gas measurement and monitoring solutions that increase productivity, reduce costs, and protect lives and the environment, Bacharach’s products stand for quality around the world. The company’s headquarters are located just outside of Pittsburgh, PA, with core applications in residential, commercial and industrial combustion gas analysis in HVACR, refrigerant leak detection and monitoring for industry in chiller plants, retail food and supermarkets as well as in occupied space applications such as hotels, dormitories, hospitals and multi dwelling apartment complexes.
BAS Services & Graphics, LLC
Founded in 2004, BASSG has been an innovator in Building Automation Technology and BAS Analytics delivery that reduce implementation and facility management energy costs.Through in-house developed easy-to-deploy, multi-system software tools, BASSG branded OEM products and multiple distributorships, BASSG can be a one-stop provider for everything BAS at unbeatable value, significantly lowering implementation and maintenance costs. BASSG was recognized by 2013 ControlTrends Awards as a nominee and a finalist in one of the categories. Experience BASSG difference, contact us for a demo or more information and see how you can save on your BAS implementation and/or building management costs.
B.E.S. Plus Tech, LLC
B.E.S. Plus Tech provides cloud-based software services for facility performance analytics, systems documentation, and commissioning process management. Formed as a subsidiary of Building Energy Sciences, the company’s personnel possess experience in mechanical engineering, commissioning, data analysis, and software development that formulates a unique perspective in the use and development of online software. B.E.S. Plus Tech provides software solutions that enable users to perform existing services more effectively and efficiently, open opportunities to expand service offerings, and differentiate a company from the competition.
Building Start is an enterprise mobile workflow management platform. Combining a centralized cloud based project management platform and a mobile, offline workflow and audit trail system that allows you to assign and sequence tasks on a construction project. By defining roles of various contractors and the work effort to install, startup and commission equipment and assets, Building Start allows a consistent, repeatable process for helping ensure building systems are installed correctly and work per their original design intent.
ecoOPERA Systems Inc.
ecoOpera Systems Inc. is an engineering software company providing solutions for facility energy management, active energy efficiency monitoring and performance optimization. The ecoOpera software solution is a comprehensive enterprise Energy Management Information System driven by EcoCEO™, unique energy intelligence engine. EcoCEO™ is foundation for supporting energy management activities related to achieving continual improvements in facility energy, operational and cost performance.
Developed as a fully configurable and scalable solution. EcoCEO™ allows for comprehensive Energy Monitoring. Targeting and Reporting (MT&R) and enhanced support for Energy Management. Measurement and Verification. Operations and Maintenance, Commissioning and Re-commissioning and other custom processes through data acquisition and archiving analysis and reporting.
Electro Industries/GaugeTech, a leader in sub-metering and power monitoring, manufactures products that reliably track energy usage and identify inefficiencies, while offering the latest technology in remote monitoring and self-calibration.
EnergyPrint uses energy utility data to generate macro-level business insight across buildings and portfolios. EnergyPrint works directly with utilities to gather, input and validate data—providing an administrative solution that reduces time and engineering expense for building owners, and the professionals who serve them. We integrate our data services and web application into our customers’ businesses, powering solutions to help Find, Track & Prove energy savings and efficiency improvements in commercial buildings nationally. EnergyPrint is an ENERGY STAR® partner.
Evergreen Telemetry is dedicated to doubling the productivity of industrial technicians in HVAC, TAB, building commissioning, building automation, process control, weather monitoring, and other applications. These challenging work environments demand faster, smaller, and more convenient tools.
FLEXIM AMERICAS Corporation
FLEXIM Americas Corporation offers you ideal flow metering solutions – even for the most demanding challenges. Whether you are dealing with liquids or gases, extreme temperatures, high pressures or highly variable flow rates in thick walled pipes, our range of FLUXUS flow meters are the measurement system of choice. Highly accurate, reliable and rugged, FLEXIM’s ultrasonic flow meters easily withstand the roughest and most hazardous applications – ranging from the Chemical Industry to the Oil and Gas Sector, where FLUXUS also stands its place Offshore.
How much water or energy do you use? Need to balance the flow in your hydronic system? Need to conduct an energy study? How do you collect data from a flow survey? Need dedicated flow or energy meters to monitor / control your Building automation system? Non-contact ultrasonic liquid flow and temperature monitoring is required tool of the trade. With four decades of ultrasonic flow meter experience, we have the flow meter equipment and knowledge for sale, rent, calibration and service for balancers, commissioning, engineers, contractors, facilities and building owners.
National Fenestration Rating Council
NFRC is a nonprofit, educational organization that provides people with the tools and information they need to choose the windows, doors, and skylights that will make their homes and buildings more comfortable and more energy efficient while contributing to green building and sustainability.
Onset HOBO® data loggers provide reliable, accurate data in a range of energy monitoring applications, including HVAC systems monitoring, building energy audits, Measurement & Verification, and building commissioning.
Southern Independent Testing Agency
Southern Independent Testing Agency, Inc. (SITA) and SITACx providing high performance building testing. SITA was incorporated in 1980 in the State of Florida, with our headquarters located just north of Tampa, FL. We provide our customers with one of the most respected, certified staffs, utilizing the latest instrumentation in the industry to evaluate buildings and mechanical systems to improve occupant comfort while promoting energy efficiency. Our services include HVAC Testing, Adjusting & Balancing (TAB), Indoor Air Quality measurements (IAQ), Building System Commissioning, Building Envelope, Blower Door Testing, and Energy Measurements/Data Logging. 35 Years of Excellence Over Three Generations!
SkyFoundry’s SkySpark analytics platform automatically analyzes data from building automation systems, metering systems and other smart devices to identify issues, patterns, deviations, faults and opportunities for operational improvements and cost reduction. SkySpark is an open platform enabling data from a wide range of sources to be continuously analyzed, helping building owners, operators and engineers “find what matters” in the vast amount of data produced by their equipment systems. SkySpark is an ideal fit for commissioning and M&V applications.
Spirotherm offers high efficiency air and dirt separators for open and closed hydronic systems. We have documented worldwide success for 40+ years in maximizing fluid system thermal performance and efficiency by removing 100% of free and entrained air, up to 99.6% of dissolved air, and particles down to 5 microns. Case studies detail increased system Delta T’s, increased chiller plant output, reduced pump speed/energy usage, lengthened equipment life, reduced chemical treatment costs, and reduced overall system Total Cost of Ownership in chilled water, heating hot water, and glycol systems after the removal of insulating and corrosive air from the system.
Testo, Inc. is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of portable test and measurement instrumentation. Backed by over 60 years of measuring engineering experience, our mission is to provide the best quality, service and value in the industry. Testo has also become a major supplier of HVAC, critical HVAC, refrigeration, airflow, and environmental monitoring instruments for markets as diverse as chemical, food service and production, pharmaceutical and biotech, and residential HVAC suppliers.
The Energy Conservatory
The Energy Conservatory manufactures and sells home performance testing tools including the Minneapolis Blower Door and the Minneapolis Duct Blaster.
TSI Energy Solutions
TSI Energy Solutions has been inspecting buildings since 1980. We have experienced technicians who perform Whole Building Air Leakage Tests, Water Leak Detection, Nuclear & Infrared Roof Moisture Surveys, and Thermographic Scans of Building Envelopes. We have inspected over 100 large commercial buildings in just the last 2 years, including Whole Building Air Leakage tests of buildings over 120,000 sf! Our professional inspections and reporting will exceed your expectations!
TSI is an industry leader in precision measurement instrumentation for measuring HVAC system performance, IAQ and particulates within an occupied space to ensure comfort, safety and energy efficiency. TSI offers a full line of ventilation test instruments including high-performance air velocity meters, micromanometers, capture hoods and indoor air quality meters, all of which enhance effectiveness on the job site, saving you time and money.
The Business Council for Sustainable Energy
The Business Council for Sustainable Energy is an organization dedicated to implementing market-based approaches to reducing pollution and providing a diverse, secure mix of energy resources. Founded in 1992 by senior executives in the natural gas, energy efficiency, electric utility, and renewable energy industries, the Council offers a distinct, business-oriented perspective on energy, environmental and sustainability issues.
Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
CABA is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies. CABA is supported by an international membership of nearly 400 companies involved in the education, design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to home automation and building automation. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols, and leads cross-industry initiatives. CABA has a collaborative research program which brings members together to fund and direct market research for both large building technologies and home systems.
U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
The mission of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is to create and sustain American leadership in the transition to a global clean energy economy. Its vision is a strong and prosperous America powered by clean, affordable, and secure energy. To date, third-party evaluations have assessed one-third of EERE’s research and development portfolio and found that an EERE taxpayer investment of $12 billion has already yielded an estimated net economic benefit to the United States of more than $230 billion, with an overall annual return on investment of more than 20%.
Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)
The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) is a public interest organization promoting greater energy efficiency in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. SWEEP focused initially on utility energy efficiency policy and programs along with the promotion of combined heat and power systems. Programs on buildings and transportation efficiency were subsequently added. In 2010, SWEEP initiated new programs to improve energy efficiency in the industrial sector, and provide technical assistance to states, counties and cities. SWEEP collaborates with utilities, state agencies, local governments, environmental groups, universities, private businesses, and other energy specialists.
Since 1999 AutomatedBuildings.com has been an online magazine and web resource. We provide the news and connection to the community of change agents that are creating our present definition of smart, intelligent, integrated, connected, green, and converged large buildings. Our virtual magazine and web resource provides a searchable platform for discussion and exchange while creating opportunities for B2B for all new and existing stakeholders.
Chiller & Cooling Best Practices
Chiller & Cooling Best Practices is a technical magazine dedicated to discovering Energy and Water Savings in industrial, institutional and commercial chiller and cooling tower systems. Our editorial focus is on case studies and technical articles where application and system knowledge drives technology selection, creating savings in projects delivering excellent ROI’s.
Our readers embrace Sustainability as a profitable business opportunity also benefiting the environment. We believe the process cooling and HVAC installed base to be at a tipping point – one where “energy and water retrofits” will fuel a new era of market growth. Our content encourages engineering specifications to be written to accommodate more varied cooling technology and control combinations to better address varying demand profiles.
Coowor.com is a specialized B2B website for HVACR international trade, involving 12 categories and over 300 subcategories. Buyers can purchase a full range of HVACR products, including air conditioning equipment, refrigeration fittings, refrigeration equipment & tools, heating & ventilation equipments, automotive air conditioners, etc. Now Coowor.com has over 1000 HVACR companies and provides more specialized, accurate and detailed services for Coowor members.
IQS Directory offers numerous distinct advantages over Google, Bing, and other general search engines: very targeted search results powered by five technology patents; detailed manufacturer descriptions including contact details, website links, RFQs, and customer reviews; visual supplier previews available directly within search results; and searching by targeted geographic region.
The Journal of Energy Efficiency and Reliability reaches more than 21,000 subscribers. BPA audited and published 7 times annually, Distributed Energy explores solutions for increasing energy self-reliance, including onsite power generation – both standby and prime – energy storage, efficient lighting and HVAC, energy management systems, and related technologies and processes.
Navigant Research is a market research and consulting team that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team’s research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of these industry sectors. Emerging technology markets are inherently rife with uncertainty and risk. Navigant Research provides its clients with market intelligence designed to clarify investment and expansion opportunities for industry participants.
retrofit is a publication dedicated exclusively to the retrofit and renovation market. It’s the premier source for information, tools and insight to help renovate existing structures into cost-effective spaces that meet today’s high demand for overall building performance, optimum energy compliance and enhanced aesthetic value.
Consulting-Specifying Engineer is a print and online publication serving the nonresidential building industry. It covers mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire/life safety engineering for commercial, industrial, government, health care, and high-tech buildings. Consulting-Specifying Engineer is published by CFE Media LLC. CFE Media LLC publishes Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Control Engineering, and Plant Engineering reach more than 1.4 million subscribers via print and online media. CFE Media LLC publishes a wide range of weekly and monthly e-newsletters, as well as videos, webcasts, blogs, and live and virtual events on www.csemag.com, www.controleng.com, and www.plantengineering.com.
AABC Commissioning Group
The AABC Commissioning Group (ACG) is a non-profit association dedicated to the advancement of independent third-party building commissioning, and is the world’s largest group of certified commissioning authorities. Earlier this year, the Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA) program has achieved accreditation by ANSI. The CxA credential is also now a recognized certification by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings® Workforce Guidelines program, ensuring that the CxA is considered an approved commissioning credential for all federally funded projects.
Energy Management Association
The Energy Management Association (EMA) is dedicated to advancing the quality of energy management services for the benefit of the building owner. EMA provides comprehensive training and education for energy management professionals, building owners, and other industry professionals. The Energy Management Professional (EMP) exam has been modified to align with the scheme contained in the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings® Workforce Guidelines. EMA is in the process of applying for recognition in the program for its EMP Certification, which is expected within a year.
Associated Air Balance Council
AABC establishes industry standards for the field measurement and documentation of HVAC systems and provides education, technical training, and certification for its members. The association’s mission is to identify highly qualified, independent test and balance agencies who are capable of performing work to AABC Standards.