“Platinum creates a culture of energy efficiency in your projects”
Energy management is the key to saving energy and stems from the current challenges faced globally in terms of climate change, rising energy costs and consumptions and emissions targets. Platinum provides a wider range of energy management services, from energy management plans to energy auditing and verifications. Our internationally certified energy managers, auditors and measurement and verification professionals apply their vast expertise and international knowledge to highly complex situations to provide simple solutions.
At Platinum, the focal point of our energy management services is that our energy specialists work on value engineering for implementing the green solutions. Services include:
- Energy Modeling and Analysis
- Dynamic Simulation and Analysis
- Daylight Modeling and Analysis
- Shading Modeling and Analysis
- Energy Auditing and Management
- Measurement and Verification
- Building Envelope and Acoustics Testing
- Blower Door Testing
Platinum’s in-house energy specialists use their extensive experience in assisting owners and designers in optimizing building design through energy modeling, daylighting and shading analysis and analysis of various building parameters and system alternatives, to achieve energy and carbon reduction. Our analysis also provide valuable cost-benefit information to assist decision makers in their capital investment planning. Our modeling experience spans the majority of building systems deployed globally, using the breadth of the simulation tools on the market and range from simulation of individual buildings to analysis of eco-districts and campus/community master plans, and includes leadership on zero net energy projects. The team has developed, documented and obtained approvals on more than 450+ projects opting for Green Building Certification programs like LEED and Estidama.
Energy audits provide owners with a comprehensive understanding of building energy use. The purpose of energy auditing is to understand the opportunities to reduce energy consumption & cost. As experts in the sustainable operation of existing buildings, our staff members are skilled at meticulously analyzing no-cost and low-cost operational improvements and capital retrofits for HVAC systems and controls, building envelopes and lighting systems and controls.
Our experienced team of Certified Energy Managers and Certified Energy Auditors, have carried out audits for ranging from ASHRAE Level I site walks to the most sophisticated investment grade audits, backed by whole-building energy modeling and measurement and verification studies.
Our energy audits also serve as a solid foundation for pursuing LEED Existing Building and ENERGY STAR certification.
Measurement and Verification (M&V) is a formal, systematic process for determining the functional and energy saving performance of a building’s energy-using systems.
Our in house team of Certified Measurement and Verification Professionals (CMVP), Certified Energy Managers (CEM) and Certified Energy Auditors (CEA), are experts in developing and implementing M&V plans in support of performance contracting, energy efficiency and demand-side management programs and for projects pursuing green building certifications including LEED rating system. The M&V procedures we use include site inspections, interviews with facility personnel and operations contractors, detailed energy modeling and short to long-term monitoring of selected system components and sub-systems. The industry accepted International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) is used as a framework for these services, and a customized M&V plan is developed according to the most appropriate IPVMP option.