Energy Squared, LLC

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Energy Squared, LLC is a full service mechanical, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration (MEPR) and energy design consulting engineering firm. Headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, with branch offices in San Antonio, Texas; Orlando, Florida; and Minneapolis, Minnesota; the firm provides full service MEPR engineering design and analysis for both new buildings and retrofits/remodels. In addition, Energy Squared offers building performance modeling and energy simulations as well as feasibility studies for sustainable energy systems.

The end-to-end solutions provided by Energy Squared reflect the latest in cost-effective sustainable techniques and innovative technologies. We serve a wide range of clients including supermarkets, retail, commercial and food distribution and refrigerated storage and production facilities, as well as multifamily residential and commercial/industrial buildings. From building envelope assessments to complete MEPR design services and renewable energy evaluations and design, our broad range of expertise and experience enables us to engineer projects into cost-effective and energy efficient solutions.

The team at Energy Squared comprises of Professional Engineers, Designers, Licensed Inspectors, and Sustainable Design and Energy Professionals, including United States building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED APs), Association of Energy Engineers Certified Energy Managers (CEMs), National Association of Home Builders Certified Green Professionals (CGPs) and Building Performance Institute Professionals (BPIs).

The engineers and design team at Energy Squared have many years of experience providing energy conservation and design services for all types of commercial, retail and residential high-, mid- and low-rise buildings, supermarkets and retail facilities, both in the United States and internationally. With multiple published articles, design awards and speaking engagements around the world, these professionals are recognized for their expertise in energy efficient and sustainable design engineering.

In addition to MEPR design services, Energy Squared provides building modeling and simulations, energy audits and commissioning services.

Services

Energy Squared is an expert at engineering cost-effective energy solutions. Using life cycle costing to minimize ongoing energy and maintenance expenses, we are confident in our ability to reduce the operating budget of your building and/or property. Through constant innovation, Energy Squared leads the energy industry by delivering the highest quality, cutting-edge engineering services:

  • Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Refrigeration Design Services
    •           — Engineering Consulting
    •           — Design/Specifications
    •           — Bidding Services
    •           — Contract Administration
    •           — Inspections/Verification
  • Commissioning
  • Energy Audits
  • Building Modeling & Simulation
  • Commissioning
  • Renewable Energy Services
    •       —  Solar
    •        — Wind
    •        — Geothermal
  • Control Systems Design
  • Rebate & Incentive Expediting
  • LEED Building Services

Specialized Experience

Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Design Services

Energy Squared offers detailed construction design specifications for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems as well as mechanical/electrical systems controls. Using life cycle costing to reduce ongoing energy and maintenance expenses and minimize the total cost of ownership, Energy Squared can take you through each step of the process from the initial design stages to the final inspections.

  • Engineering Consulting
  • Bidding and Contract Administration
  • Commissioning
  • Design/Specifications
  • Inspections/Verifications

Refrigeration Design Services

Of particular emphasis is our very strong and highly regarded refrigeration design capabilities encompassing the most up-to-date and effective solutions being applied both domestically and in the international arena.

Energy Audits

A typical Energy Squared Energy Audit shows the client how to reduce their current energy usage and realize substantial savings. Starting with an analysis of the utility bills, Energy Squared will evaluate the mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as the building envelope. This includes, but is not limited to, boilers, chillers, HVAC, lighting, controls and major water consuming devices. In most cases, Energy Squared will recommend changes or upgrades that will reduce energy consumption/cost. Energy Squared is a partner with the State of New Jersey in the New Jersey Clean Energy Pay for Performance Program. We have performed the largest number of projects for the State and, in fact, are a bigger provider of services for the State than the next two largest partners combined.

Building Modeling & Simulation

Energy Squared Building Modeling and Simulation is the process of creating a digital version of a building to calculate future energy consumption and costs on an hourly, daily and annualized basis. The simulation allows Energy Squared to play “what if” scenarios on the building to precisely determine which measures will decrease energy consumption the most while maximizing the client’s return on investment. Simulations are required for LEED certification as well as many federal and state rebate programs.

Commissioning

Energy Squared Commissioning is the process of reviewing a building during and after the construction process to evaluate whether the mechanical, electrical and control systems are installed, programmed and operating in general conformance with their plans and specifications, which detail how to obtain optimal performance. For existing buildings, re-commissioning serves as a check and balance system, to re-evaluate the existing system and optimize its operations. Through commissioning, Energy Squared can assist clients in obtaining the full value of their investments.

Renewable Energy Services

Energy Squared will assess all necessary factors to evaluate whether or not an alternative energy source, such as solar, wind or geothermal, is a feasible and economical solution for the property. In some cases, federal and state rebates make alternative energy a viable option, cutting payback to less than 5 years. Cogeneration, otherwise known as combined heat and power (CHP), is another sustainable and cost-effective option that Energy Squared may recommend. When preparing the design specification, Energy Squared will evaluate the project’s installation cost, state/federal rebates, and anticipated energy savings to maximize the client’s return on investment.

Control Systems Design

Energy Squared will design new or optimize existing control systems to maximize efficiency and reduce operating costs for all energy dependent systems. In addition, our designs can allow for remote monitoring which helps to maintain the system’s optimal settings, extend the equipment’s life expectancy, predict maintenance and reduce overall maintenance costs. Energy Squared can design everything from simple occupancy controls to complete building management systems (BMS).

Rebate and Incentive Expediting

Energy Squared will research, complete and file all applicable rebate and incentive applications as well as their supporting documentation to help clients redeem the financial benefits of their energy efficient building upgrades. Our technical expertise, previous experience and varied contacts allow Energy Squared to maximize client rebates and incentives.

LEED Building Services

The LEED Accredited Professionals at Energy Squared will design and certify residential or commercial buildings for the LEED Green Building Rating System. Using the “whole building” approach, we design buildings that are profitable, healthy and environmentally responsible. Energy Squared building designs utilize efficient equipment to:

  • Minimize energy usage
  • Decrease water consumption
  • Reduce building emissions, such as CO2
  • Improve indoor environmental quality
  • Recycle natural resources
  • Employ renewable energy

We pride ourselves in designing and delivering engineering solutions that are timely, cost-effective and specific to each client. All proposals are free of charge, and we are always eager to present our offers in person.

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