Cadmus’ high performance building services harness the principles and metrics of sustainability for clients worldwide who want to ensure their buildings operate at peak efficiency, use energy and water as effectively as possible, and are as healthful and comfortable as they can be. To help our clients meet those goals, we offer unrivaled expertise in such fundamental disciplines as energy modeling, commissioning, and ecological design as well as leading-edge tools and capabilities in carbon footprint analysis, LEED® implementation, and sustainable community modeling. We are ready to step in at any time during the building lifecycle, from the earliest planning stages to design and construction to operations and maintenance and beyond. Our strategic resource planning process helps us deliver customized services that best meet each client’s individual goals.
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BRIDGE Housing: Celadon at 9th and BroadwayJuly 18, 2016 Case Studies
Providing affordable housing projects requires accommodating a wide range of unique considerations to meet the needs of diverse residents. Cadmus served as the LEED commissioning agent on the Celadon project team that helped BRIDGE Housing achieve the project’s goals.
Las Vegas Resort, Hotel, and Casino: Recommissioning ServicesApril 17, 2014 Case Studies
Cadmus' recommissioning support helped a large Las Vegas resort save an estimated $274,000 in annual energy costs and retain a 35 percent tax abatement.
Irvine Company: LEED Volume CertificationJuly 25, 2013 Case Studies
How Cadmus helped a California real estate owner become the state’s largest owner of LEED-certified properties.
GSA LEED EBOM & Guiding Principles Portfolio Certification ProgramJuly 6, 2013 Case Studies
Cadmus is working to develop and implement a cutting-edge solution to meet high performance green building goals for GSA buildings. Cadmus’ approach facilitates participation in the USGBC LEED EB Portfolio Program, and meets green building criteria as outlined in the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Existing Buildings.
Claremont CollegesJune 5, 2013 Case Studies
Cadmus has provided the Clarement Colleges with high performance building support, including LEED certification and energy audits/sustainability assessments, for more than 10 years.
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Simulating the Effects of Air Compressor Controls and Sequencing Strategies in Variable Air Demand EnvironmentsAugust 19, 2017 Papers and Reports
Compressed air is one of the most expensive and least efficient uses of energy in manufacturing facilities. This paper discusses some barriers to implementing optimal compressor and sequencing controls in manufacturing facilities.
Do Energy Codes Really Save Energy?August 12, 2017 Papers and Reports
A large United States utility implemented a program, with local jurisdictions, to promote building energy code adoption. This study represents a significant step forward using measured energy data to estimate code savings and demonstrates the feasibility and reliability, as well as limitations, of using this method.
Variance and Optimization in Non-Residential Building Simulation Receptacle LoadsAugust 12, 2017 Papers and Reports
A challenge in developing nonresidential building simulation models involves accurately quantifying receptacle load energy consumption. This paper provides data on the variance between reported and actual receptacle load values to provide insight and provides guidance on common issues in evaluating nonresidential new construction programs.
Benchmarking Building Performance: A Tool for Governments to Save Energy and Reduce Greenhouse Gas EmissionsSeptember 14, 2016 Articles
Buildings frequently operate less energy efficiently than they could due to market failures, behavioral anomalies, imperfect or missing information, credit constraints, principal-agent problems, and prioritization of energy issues. Benchmarking programs address these failures.
LEED Recertification Process Made EasySeptember 9, 2016 Articles
Your path to LEED recertification depends on which system your original rating was under. Jenna Lipscomb lays out the basics of recertifying under each system.