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Trying to Reduce Energy Consumption in Your Plant? Check These Two Important Components

By Timothy A. Warren, PE, LEED AP BD +C Continuing our conversation on industrial energy reduction that started here, we will discuss energy reduction for compressed air and pumping systems. Compressed air. This is probably the most expensive form of energy used in an industrial plant because of its poor efficiency – with an efficiency […]

JDB Engineering Executives Present at National Facility Management Conference

Two JDB Engineering, Inc. executives recently presented at the National Facilities Management & Technology Expo (NFMT). Billed as “America’s No. 1 Facilities Conference & Expo,” NFMT 2016 was held in late March in Baltimore, MD. The conference is hosted by Building Operating Management. JDB Engineering president Tim Warren presented Energy Reduction in Industrial Facilities, a […]

Reducing Energy in Industrial Facilities

By Timothy A. Warren, PE, LEED AP BD+C The variety of systems and user requirements associated with manufacturing facilities present many challenges, one of which is energy reduction. With these challenges there is opportunity to be creative to find economical and efficient systems that will serve companies well for many years. Design professionals have a […]

Timothy A. Warren, PE, LEED AP Named President of JDB Engineering

JDB Engineering, Inc. (JDBE), an integrated engineering firm, announces that Timothy A. Warren, PE, LEED AP BD+C has been elected executive vice president of the company by the Board of Directors. Tim has more than nineteen years of professional experience and has been with the firm since 1994.  His experience includes project management, mechanical engineering, […]

The Case for Commissioning

By Timothy A. Warren, PE, LEED AP BD+C When Owners look at project design fees, they often compare the design fee to the overall cost of construction.  While this comparison may be useful for some general benchmarking, the reality is that the overall operations and maintenance cost for a building dwarfs both the cost to […]

Lead by Example: Environmental Stewardship

By Timothy A. Warren, PE, LEED AP BD+C As Design Professionals, engineers have a responsibility to be stewards of the environment.  Since buildings consume nearly 40% energy and 40% raw materials, while also producing 30% of the waste output in the United States, our approach to building design has immediate and long-term impacts to the […]

Sustainability: Reduce Before You Replace

By: Timothy A. Warren, PE, LEED AP A common misconception is that building energy use can be optimized by replacing aging, inefficient HVAC and electrical equipment with modern, more efficient models. While replacing equipment can provide energy savings, true energy optimization can only be achieved through an integrated approach that will first promote a reduction […]

Commissioning Clarification

By Timothy A. Warren, PE, LEED AP, Vice President Over the past several years many people have misused the term “commissioning” when referring to design and construction projects.  More often than not, they use the term in reference to a green building project, frequently viewing commissioning only as a step within the LEED Certification process.  […]