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By: Vital Engineering  09-12-2011
Keywords: indoor air quality, energy systems

At Vital Engineering we strive to work proactively with building owners, developers, architects, design-build contractors, and community groups seeking cost-effective sustainable building designs and practices.

Vital Engineering provides the following services at competitive rates:

Project conception:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Energy modeling
  • Life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA)
  • Integrated design facilitation
  • LEED® project application assistance
  • Application assistance for grants, rebates and alternative funding

Design services:

  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) design and optimization
    • Indoor air quality (IAQ)
    • Geothermal exchange using heat pumps
    • Ventilation heat recovery
    • Humidity control and recovery
    • Ventilation zone control
    • Water use minimization (downcycling and heat recovery)
    • Constant core temperature
    • Forced air
    • Radiant heating and cooling
    • Chilled beams
    • Solar thermal
    • Phase change materials
    • Fenestration optimization (building envelope design as part of HVAC strategy)
  • Indoor air quality (IAQ) assessment
  • Lighting strategies and design
  • Energy savings analysis
  • Building structure and envelope (walls, roof, foundation)
  • Landscaping for energy optimization (rain water harvesting, strategic shading, green roofs, etc.)
  • Site services (water, gas, electricity)
  • Geothermal energy systems
  • Solar photovoltaic (electricity)
  • Underground thermal energy storage
  • LEED® project documentation controls
  • Micro power generation and micro utility application assistance
  • Net-Zero energy buildings

Construction and Commissioning:

  • Engineered construction drawings
  • Project management
  • Construction commissioning
  • Building energy systems commissioning
  • LEED® project completion and verification
  • Third party commissioning and systems performance verification

Keywords: energy systems, indoor air quality

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