Living Future Vancouver

By Morrison Hershfield|May 01, 2018

On Thursday, April 19th, 2018, Living Future Vancouver produced a sold out event that focused on bringing healthy and regenerative buildings to the city. Held in a historic former Bank of Canada building now called The Permanent, the event showcased an all-star lineup of speakers and panelists, including:

How can the new Low TEDI Guide help with your next high-rise project?

By Morrison Hershfield|April 25, 2018

The new Guide to Low Thermal Energy Demand for Large Buildings aims to broaden the understanding of how high-rise residential buildings can meet stricter levels of performance, such as Passive House, BC Energy Step Code, City of Vancouver Zero Emission Building Plan and City of Toronto Zero Emissions Building Framework.

How We Make Every Day Earth Day

By Morrison Hershfield|April 21, 2018

When every day is earth day, everybody wins.

How can high-rise buildings meet Net Zero ready standards? Introducing the new Guide to Low Thermal Energy Demand

By Morrison Hershfield|April 05, 2018

Building codes and standards in Canada are becoming increasingly progressive, moving toward higher performance standards such as Passive House and Net Zero, in order to meet energy and emissions goals.

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.

Energy Retrofits: Upgrade Existing Buildings to Compete with New Construction

By Morrison Hershfield|May 16, 2017

With increasingly stringent codes and standards, new construction projects are progressively becoming more energy efficient. In order to remain competitive with new facilities, existing buildings are faced with the challenge of balancing retrofit design goals, energy savings and capital investment. Renovating an existing structure can often be a more cost-effective and sustainable option - but how is this determined?

Start Early: Using Energy Modeling to Maximize Cost and Time Savings for Your Building

By Morrison Hershfield|March 10, 2017

Energy modeling maps a building’s end-use energy consumption based on key building systems to best inform building owners and design teams how to save money and time while still meeting project energy and sustainability goals.

Video: Building Energy Optimization Tool

By Morrison Hershfield|March 21, 2016

Morrison Hershfield has developed an energy optimization tool (demonstrated below) to empower you and your project team in meeting your energy targets while enabling your design vision.

Dan Dahl Receives NFPA Committee Service Award

By Morrison Hershfield|October 27, 2015

Congratulations to Morrison Hershfield’s Dan Dahl for receiving the Committee Service Award, presented by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

Technical Paper: BEST4 Conference Produces Three Papers on Building Performance

By Morrison Hershfield|July 21, 2015

Morrison Hershfield staff published three papers this April at the BEST4 Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The quartet of Christian Cianfrone, Patrick Roppel, Radu Postole and Neil Norris worked alongside other subject matter experts presented the following:

Report: Development of Thermal Bridging Factors for Use in Energy Models

By Morrison Hershfield|July 20, 2015

Mark Lawton, P.Eng., Senior Building Science Specialist, was a subject matter expert in a June 2015 report for the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on “Development of Thermal Bridging Factors for Use in Energy Models.” Morrison Hershfield was responsible for the 3D thermal modeling included in the report.

Attend our Workshop to Learn How to Calculate the Real R-Value of Your Envelope

By Morrison Hershfield|June 25, 2015

Building Energy Specialist Christian Cianfrone will be presenting and delivering a thermal bridging workshop at the ASHRAE EM Conference in Atlanta on Monday, September 28th. As a pre-conference workshop, those who are not attending the ASHRAE conference are still welcome to register and attend.

Morrison Hershfield Honored with Award of Excellence for Building Envelope Thermal Bridging Guide

By Morrison Hershfield|April 24, 2015

Morrison Hershfield was honored with an Award of Excellence in the Soft Engineering category for our Building Envelope Thermal Bridging (BETB) Guide from the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – British Columbia (ACEC-BC) at their 26th annual Awards for Engineering Excellence Gala.

Video: Our Building Performance Analysis Offerings

By Morrison Hershfield|April 09, 2015

With the complexity of today’s building systems, we believe building performance analysis starts with the right team. Morrison Hershfield has the expertise, capacity and cutting edge tools to help meet all your analysis needs.

Highly Anticipated Building Envelope Thermal Bridging Guide Now Public

By Morrison Hershfield|August 06, 2014

Morrison Hershfield is excited to announce that the highly anticipated Building Envelope Thermal Bridging Guide – Analysis, Applications, and Insights is now public and can be downloaded from BC Hydro. The guide aims to overcome obstacles confronting industry with respect to mitigating thermal bridging to reduce energy consumption in buildings.

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