Refresco, PLLC offers full service mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design, focusing on high-performance and LEED Certified facilities, from project inception through the completion of construction. Refresco personnel have design experience in a variety of fields, including education, healthcare, commercial office, laboratory, fitness centers, retail, religious, and mixed-use facilities.
Refresco, PLLC energy audits and condition assessments combine comprehensive building survey and investigation with interviews with facility managers and owners to determine the current operational condition of major mechanical, lighting, and plumbing systems. Detailed computer-based energy simulations are conducted and correlated to existing utility bills, providing a template for modeling proposed efficiency upgrades. Strategic Planning, using the results of the energy audits and condition assessments, allows the owner to choose an appropriate course of action for the future of the facility and how best to spend maintenance and capital budgets.
Retrocommissioning (RCx), or a building tune-up, is a low-cost method to achieve immediate energy savings in existing buildings. Often, the RCx services provide attractive paybacks when compared to high first cost, capital intensive facility upgrades.
Refresco, PLLC offers ongoing measurement and verification services to insure that proposed strategies continue to meet anticipated levels of efficiency gains and energy savings. If discrepancies are noted, Refresco will identify the causes and suggest corrective strategies.
Refresco, PLLC offers LEED consultation to building owners seeking to certify both existing facilities and new construction. Point projections, gap analysis, recommended strategies, and associated costs are included. Refresco also offers aid in the preparation of documentation required for LEED certification by the US Green Building Council.
Many state and federal energy incentive programs require a licensed professional engineer to simulate potential energy savings using computer modeling. Refresco, PLLC offers full building simulation services and the required documentation to receive energy incentives.