Energy Studio

At Rushing now IMEG, our Energy Studio offers data-driven analysis to help owners and design teams optimize whole-project design elements for their buildings. Beyond our pioneering work in Net-Zero-Energy and Low-Carbon design, we excel at navigating complex code requirements and guiding cost-effective pathways to compliance, ensuring your project’s success. Our team stands out for breaking down intricate challenges into actionable decision points and delivering clear, digestible insights through discussions, presentations, and reports. With expertise in energy code compliance and sustainable practices, we tailor our approach to meet the unique energy demands of every project.

Energy Services
  • Integrative Design Consulting 
  • Building Simulation + Analysis 
    • Energy analysis 
    • Operational Carbon emissions analysis 
    • Thermal comfort modeling 
    • Natural ventilation analysis 
    • Life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) 
  • Energy Code Compliance 
    • Prescriptive path guidance 
    • Envelope assembly thermal performance coordination 
    • Envelope component performance (aka- “UA”) Calculations 
    • Performance based (energy modeling) compliance 
    • Expertise with multiple codes – IECC, ASHRAE 90.1, Title 24 
  • Sustainability/Green Building Protocols 
    • LEED  
    • Living Building Challenge 
    • Passive House  
    • Built Green 
    • Zero Energy/Carbon, Net-Zero 
  • Municipal and Utility Incentive Work 
    • Utility incentive procurement 
    • Municipal specific programs, such as: 
      • Seattle Green Building Standard 
      • Seattle Living Building Pilot Program 
      • City of Bellevue Downtown and BelRed Incentives 
      • City of Portland, Energy Efficient Building Requirements for Planned Development Bonuses 
  • Affordable housing support 
    • Rushing is an approved energy modeling consultant for the Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC) 
    • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) support 
    • Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard (ESDS) support 
  • Existing Building Energy Performance  
    • Existing building systems energy auditing 
    • Energy Star verification  
    • Clean Building Performance Standard  
    • Seattle Building Emissions Performance Standard 
    • Existing Building Decarbonization planning 
    • Retro-Commissioning 

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