Energy & Water Efficiency Engineering
Energy efficiency and sound energy management are among the most important and cost-effective ways in which to maximize your organization’s bottom-line value, unlock resources which can be better allocated for more productive results, improve human comfort and facility performance, and gain control over utility costs.
BCV Solutions, Inc. has proven expertise in leading and managing comprehensive on-site and independent validation & verification of Energy Audits (ASHRAE Levels I, II & III) and conducting extensive condition facilities assessments on several federal, commercial and multi-family properties, including, numerous US Department of Labor’s Job Corps Training & Education mixed-use residential campuses, and at the headquarters of the US Department of Transportation.
Whether on federal, municipal or commercial projects, BCV’s staff of licensed electrical, mechanical and energy engineers and consultants work closely with our clients to provide cost-effective solutions on their existing asset capital improvement and property utilization, efficiency in maintenance and operations, risk assessments, equipment restoration and modernization strategies, as well as, conduct studies for feasible alternative energy sourcing and provide effective sustainable facility planning recommendations.
Our expertise includes assisting organizations in achieving compliance with US Department of Energy’s High-Performance/Sustainable Buildings, Operations & Maintenance, ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1, EPA’s Energy Star, the USGBC LEED building standards, among other industry standards and mandates. Our expertise also includes energy efficiency through the use of Intelligent Building Automation & Control Systems, developing solutions in interval metered data management, distributed generation, demand-response applications and renewable energy feasibility studies.
Additional expertise includes the performance of utility rate analysis on energy bills to identify more detailed opportunities for energy savings by improving billing and meter reading accuracy, or review in classification and contract clauses, as well as, analyzing risks and costs associated with energy efficiency projects and opportunities.
BCV’s team of expert Certified Energy Managers, Professionally Licensed Electrical, Mechanical and Water Engineers, demonstrate their experienced knowledge in employing an inclusive, whole building design and integrated stakeholder approach in the planning and implementation of energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy measures with alignment to key performance indicators. In our view, the human element is a key component to achieving mission success, design integrity and meeting financial goals in implementing energy efficiency projects.
The firm’s experience with smart metering, benchmarking, water resource-heavy equipment and systems (e.g., irrigation, domestic plumbing, water harvesting, supply sources, and green roofs) supports BCV’s expertise in the emerging trends of energy convergence and interdependence of power, thermal comfort, water and climate efficiencies and sustainability.