ASHRAE recently approved Job Task Analyses for the Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP) and High Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP) certification exams to support building decarbonization efforts.
The 48-story office building in hurricane-prone Houston required a unique water drainage system design supporting the owner’s sustainability goals.
April 3, 2023
As storms blow through low-lying Houston, large amounts of stormwater can turn into massive flooding events. City building codes have strict plumbing regulations for high-rises. Read on to discover how an engineering firm and its partners designed a stormwater drainage system while still supporting the owner’s sustainability goals.