Intelligent Buildings http://www.newcomb-boyd.com Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:55:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 Intelligent Building Consulting http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/intelligent-buildings/intelligent-building-consulting/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/intelligent-buildings/intelligent-building-consulting/#respond Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:53:51 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=8078 A building becomes intelligent when its HVAC, lighting, power, low voltage, and other systems speak the same language, share meaningful information, and work together to enhance the building’s performance, add functionality and achieve performance, wellness, and engagement goals. This gives building owners the ability to install apps, such as Comfy, which provides the occupant control

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Donny Walker, PE, RCDD

Donny Walker, PE, RCDD

Partner

Mr. Walker has 18 years of engineering and project management responsibilities in communications, security and integrated building automation systems. His experience includes aviation facilities, health care buildings, judicial facilities, advanced technology developments, military installations, data centers, mixed-use developments, performing arts facilities and college campuses. With prowess designing technologically sophisticated campuses, whether institutional, industrial or commercial, his background encompasses over 150 projects. Mr. Walker was named a Partner in 2016.
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The Path to Net Zero: Building Design Strategies http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/path-net-zero/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/path-net-zero/#respond Tue, 12 May 2015 15:28:58 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=5991 In simplest terms, Net Zero Energy (NZE) buildings produce as much energy as they consume. However, it isn’t enough to design and build a net zero energy building. Long term success is based on the interdependence and collaboration between design, construction, operations and occupant behavior. “You can’t solve a problem with the same thinking that

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Buildings of the Future: Designing Smart Buildings http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/buildings-of-the-future/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/buildings-of-the-future/#respond Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:17:21 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=5008 Micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) were invented in the second half of the past century and since then their use has been growing rapidly. The automobile industry was an early adopter, using MEMS sensors for automobile navigation, tire pressure control, and airbag deployment. As we start transitioning from today’s buildings and systems to future smart buildings, design

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Javad Khazaii, PhD, PE

Javad Khazaii, PhD, PE

Senior Associate, Mechanical Engineer

Javad has over 20 years of mechanical engineering design and project management experience with commercial and institutional projects and has significant experience with health care, industrial, academic and commercial clients, both nationally and abroad.
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