Newsletter Archives

2018 Q3 NWESI NEWS: Get back to class… What’s the Buzz About?
Even more fundamental than supporting COBID (OR) and OMWBE (WA) firms is our goal to get kids excited about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). A great side-benefit to our work with Portland Public Schools has been the opportunity to work with Partner Connect, their well-established arm with a mission to promote technical careers to K-12 students. . .
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2018 Q2 NWESI NEWS: Resilience, Emergency Kits, and Cascadia
Diesel gensets have been used as backup power for decades, of course, and we’ve all seen buildings with solar panels and the occasional combined heat and power system. But tw o factors are contributing to a much greater level of complexity in the Pacific Northwest. . .
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Q1 NWESI NEWS: New WEBSITE for a 60-Year-Old Company
NWESI is celebrating its 60th year as a Company. Read about our new website and one of our high profile projects.
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2017 Q4 Seattle’s Building Tune-Up Ordinance & a New Residence Hall at U of O
The City of Seattle is requiring commercial buildings of specific size and use criteria to be tuned up...
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2017 Q3 What’s Happening on the Hill
As buildings age and HVAC systems are modified efficiencies quickly deteriorate and systems often operate in off-design conditions. A thorough ventilation survey with facilities mapping is the first step in identifying solutions.
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2017 Q2 Air Barrier Testing Code Requirements
Air Barrier Testing Code Requirements and BECx Regional Trends
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2017 Q1 Newsletter Joe Helm’s Retirement
An interview with Joe regarding the future of commissioning...
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