BECx: How Will Your Building Envelope Actually Perform?

By Morrison Hershfield|July 16, 2018

We design building envelopes to be efficient, but do we know how they’ll actually perform?

This is one of the many questions we get as the building industry’s focus moves towards more aggressive energy efficiency targets including Net Zero Energy and Passive House. With these new targets the attention is starting to now shift to one of the often overlooked energy systems of a building – the Passive Energy system – also known as the building envelope.

How We Make Every Day Earth Day

By Morrison Hershfield|April 21, 2018

When every day is earth day, everybody wins.

111 South Main Celebrates Engineering News Record Award of Merit

By Morrison Hershfield|February 07, 2018

111 South Main, Salt Lake City’s 24-story high rise office tower, is being recognized by Engineering News-Record for the Global Best Projects 2017 Award of Merit in the Office category.

Seattle Energy Code: How will 2018 updates affect your next project?

By Morrison Hershfield|December 20, 2017

The Seattle Energy Code is one of the more stringent codes in the country, and continues down that path with its 2018 revisions.

Rick Ziegler Receives the Horowitz Award from RCI, Inc.

By Morrison Hershfield|August 02, 2016

Morrison Hershfield’s Rick Ziegler has recently received RCI, Inc.’s 2016 Richard M. Horowitz Memorial Award for his article titled Achieving Building Enclosure Performance Through Energy Modeling and Commissioning. RCI, Inc. is an international association of building envelope consultants. Members specialize in design, investigation, repair, and management of roofing, exterior wall, and waterproofing systems.

The award is presented for the best technical article of the year published in RCI’s technical journal, Interface.

Four Team Members receive BECx Certifications

By Morrison Hershfield|April 19, 2016

In order to continue providing our clients with outstanding specialty Building Envelope Commissioning services, several Morrison Hershfield staff have received both their accreditation as Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider (BECxP), and Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure Knowledge Requirements (CxA+BE) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Basics: Building Envelope Commissioning

By Morrison Hershfield|April 05, 2016

The A/E/C industry is continuing to recognize the significant impact of the building envelope on the performance, durability, energy use, and sustainability of the building. As such, the principles of Commissioning are being applied to confirm the quality of the design and construction of the envelope.

Publication: Pushing the Envelope

By Morrison Hershfield|December 18, 2015

The article Pushing the Envelope by Morrison Hershfield's building science specialists Stevan Vinci and Jamie McKay was published in Canadian Property Management: GTA & Beyond.

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