Columnists: Greg Shank

Greg Shank is a founding principal of Irvina, California-based Altura Associates. He is a proven leader in managing complex design, construction and operations projects with a focus on meas-uring performance and building team capacity. He has 21 years of experience in environmental science and engineering and building performance analysis, including eight years in a corporate setting and 11 years in consulting. His clients have included MGM Resorts International, The Walt Disney Company, the US Green Building Council, the US General Services Administration and the State of California.

A New EMS for the Next Era in Building Automation and Control

A single, integrated engineering team should collaborate on all software programming and optimization tasks — controls, analytics and workflow management — during design and construction. The resulting data platform can evolve into a building energy management system that will serve the building’s on-going commissioning needs through its useful life. In the new data-driven life cycle   …Continue Reading