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7 Ways MEP Engineering Helps Reduce Your Building’s Water Consumption

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Jun 8, 2018 1:30:00 PM

Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Engineering for Water Conservation

Facilities such as schools, hotels, retail stores, office buildings, and hospitals represent roughly 17% of publicly supplied water use.

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Topics: Plumbing, LEED

4 ways MEP design makes buildings more sustainable

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Mar 9, 2016 11:39:27 AM


Sustainable MEP solutions for your building

Whether you are in the design phase, own an older building, or are looking to revamp operational procedures at your current building, the proper MEP engineering services can address your wants and needs for making your building more sustainable. The following are four examples that can significantly reduce your bottom line:

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Topics: Lighting, Electrical, Mechanical, Energy, Plumbing, HVAC, MEP

10 Reasons Why You Need an MEP Design Company for Your Project

Posted by Dan Englehart

Mar 4, 2016 9:40:28 AM

MEP engineering consulting services can help your bottom line

Whether you’re an architect, contractor, or building owner, working with MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) consulting engineers can assure that your construction or renovation project will optimize your building’s performance and minimize its operating costs.

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Topics: Energy, Plumbing, HVAC, LEED, MEP, BAS, MEP Design Company

7 ways MEP engineering can make your older building more efficient

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Mar 2, 2016 1:12:14 PM


MEP design engineering tips to live by

Below are seven strategies that you can use to make your older building more sustainable while also complementing and preserving the character and design of the structure.

  1. Perform an energy audit

Before installing new equipment or making upgrades to enhance an older building’ sustainability level, owners and facility managers should first perform an energy audit to determine if existing systems are operating at optimum levels.

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Topics: Lighting, Plumbing, HVAC, Historic, MEP

Plumbing consulting and engineering for water conservation

Posted by William S. Edgerton, CPD

Oct 26, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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How greywater systems can reduce water consumption

When implementing mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineering services in buildings that have scarce water sources, MEP consulting firms oftentimes have to look for ways to offset high costs of water by conserving the limited amounts of water available.

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Topics: Plumbing, MEP

MEP Engineering and Lighting Design for Michigan State University Butterfield Hall

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Mar 3, 2015 2:49:00 PM

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Efficient MEP Design Services Help Revitalize MSU Student Housing 

MEP Engineers, Peter Basso Associates were tasked with improving the current building systems and components of Butterfield Hall including maximizing mechanical and electrical system efficiencies, minimizing utility consumption, and increasing maintenance efficiencies and repairs to the roof and exterior facade for the aging student housing building, in order to meet proper code requirements.

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Topics: Lighting, Recent News, Electrical, Education, Mechanical, Plumbing

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