http://www.newcomb-boyd.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:50:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Welcome Wednesday: Sarah Batchelor http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-sarah-batchelor/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-sarah-batchelor/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:09:08 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10440 Sarah Batchelor joins Newcomb & Boyd’s Marketing Department as a Marketing and Communications Coordinator.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Organizational Management degree from Agnes Scott College in 2011, and her Master of Business Administration and Marketing degree from East Carolina University in 2013. Sarah previously worked for Total Systems Commissioning, Inc.

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Welcome Wednesday: Jade Printup http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-jade-printup/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-jade-printup/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:08:46 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10437 Jade Printup joins Newcomb & Boyd’s Accounting Department as a team member in Finance and Accounting.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Management from Alabama State University in December of 2013. Jade previously worked for Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates, Inc. as a Staff Accountant. Jade

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Welcome Wednesday: Nick Burwinkel http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-nick-burwinkel/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-nick-burwinkel/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:08:29 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10434 Nick Burwinkel joins Newcomb & Boyd’s Consulting Engineering Group as an Electrical Engineer. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Clemson University in August of 2018. Nick, who is originally from Augusta, Georgia, lives in Atlanta. He has two older brothers, Matt and Ben. Nick enjoys watching baseball and college football,

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ENERGY STAR Update 2018 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/energy-star-update-2018/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/energy-star-update-2018/#respond Mon, 29 Oct 2018 19:43:51 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10249 The ENERGY STAR score places a number on how your building measures against peers in your location. Prior to August 26th, 2018, the peer building data came from the 2003 Commercial Building Energy Certification Survey (CBECS) — that’s more than 16 years old! This August, the EPA updated the dataset and models in Portfolio Manager

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Ramya Shivkumar, CEM, WELL AP

Ramya Shivkumar, CEM, WELL AP

Associate, Energy & Sustainability

Ramya has more than 10 years of experience in designing and consulting on energy efficient building systems. Her expertise includes sustainable design, energy efficiency, integrated design, and building energy analysis and simulation. Ramya is a certified WELL Accredited Professional.
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Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center: Energy Cost Savings http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/jay-and-susie-gogue-performing-arts-center-energy-cost-savings/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/jay-and-susie-gogue-performing-arts-center-energy-cost-savings/#respond Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:51:36 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10301 The 85,000 square foot Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University will feature two large performance venues. The building, which is pursuing LEED certification under the LEED-NC v2009 rating system, is projected to achieve significant energy cost savings when compared to a baseline building. In fact, when submitted for LEED Design review,

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Danna Richey, PE, GPCP

Danna Richey, PE, GPCP

With more than 7 years of experience consulting on sustainable and energy efficient buildings, Ms. Richey is knowledgeable in energy modeling, measurement and verification strategies, integrated design, and commissioning. In addition to her experience with health care, mixed-use, and office buildings, she is proficient in the requirements for LEED certification and ASHRAE Standards. Ms. Richey is a LEED AP, Fitwel Ambassador, GPCP, and an expert in helping projects reach their sustainability goal.
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Welcome Wednesday: Jacob Pullias http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-jacob-pullias/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-jacob-pullias/#respond Mon, 01 Oct 2018 14:50:25 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10276 Jacob Pullias joins Newcomb & Boyd’s Consulting Engineering Group as an Electrical Engineer. He earned his Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering degree from Virginia Military Institute in May of 2015. Jacob has previously worked as a Field Engineer for Electrical Power Systems in Salem, Virginia. Jacob, who is originally from Peachtree City, Georgia,

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Celebrating the 95th Anniversary of Newcomb & Boyd! http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/celebrating-the-95th-anniversary-of-newcomb-boyd/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/celebrating-the-95th-anniversary-of-newcomb-boyd/#respond Wed, 26 Sep 2018 18:04:45 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10188 Our firm was founded by a visionary engineer who saw that modern heating and ventilation technologies would revolutionize the built environment. We grew along with the Atlanta skyline, shaped by the vibrancy and energy of our city and the region. Today we celebrate that inventive and creative spirit as we look forward to tomorrow’s projects.  

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Planning for Building Energy Costs http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/planning-for-building-energy-costs/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/energy/planning-for-building-energy-costs/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:48:09 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10154 For many of our new building projects, Owners ask about the expected energy costs of the proposed building so that they can financially plan for those costs. Benchmarking against the industry averages is a good first step. The table below, by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), outlines the expected energy costs for code-compliant buildings

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Brendan Gardes, PE, CEM

Brendan Gardes, PE, CEM

Senior Associate, Director, Energy and Sustainability

With more than 12 years of experience designing mechanical systems design, and project management, Brendan has significant experience designing mechanical systems for buildings with a focus on sustainability and optimization. To further this effort, he has received multiple certifications from leading industry organizations focused on energy use and sustainable practices.
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Welcome Wednesday: Madeline Dueitt http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-madeline-dueitt/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-madeline-dueitt/#respond Tue, 11 Sep 2018 18:59:37 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10245 Madeline Dueitt joins the Consulting Engineer Group in Atlanta as a Plumbing Engineer. She graduated Cum Laude from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering degree in May of 2018. Madeline, who is originally from Mobile, Alabama, lives in Alpharetta with her family. Prior to coming to Newcomb & Boyd, Madeline interned at

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Welcome Wednesday: John Fitzpatrick http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-john-fitzpatrick/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/welcome-wednesday-john-fitzpatrick/#respond Mon, 10 Sep 2018 19:31:24 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=10226 John Fitzpatrick joins the Consulting Engineer Group in Atlanta as an Electrical Engineer. He earned his Associate of Applied Science in Avionic Systems Technology degree from Community College of the Air Force in 2007 and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Kennesaw State University in 2016 with his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology degree. John, who

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