Expertise

For many years, the principals and expert professionals at P2S have contributed to advancement and innovation in engineering and commissioning practices. Our team members often publish articles and papers, speak at industry conferences and meetings, present at government events, are sought for expert panels, and participate in a variety of other activities.

Here is a short list of papers, presentations and articles authored by or about P2S professionals.

In Print

  • Technolink Newsletter—Spring 2013—California GHG Reduction Impacting Industry
  • ASHRAE Transactions—Winter 2012—Status of Renewable Energy Systems in the U.S.
  • Technolink Newsletter—Fall 2012—The Changing United States Energy Landscape
  • Cold Ironing Power System Design and Electrical Safety, IEEE PCIC Technical Conference, Sep 2012, New Orleans, LA
  • Sheet Metal Journal—Spring 2011—ASHRAE in Effect
  • Environmental Design & Construction—August 2010—Indoor Air Quality Roundtable Talk
  • High Performing Buildings—Summer 2010—Building Energy Use Intensity (EUI)
  • High Performing Buildings—Summer 2010, Guide to Standard 189.1—Standardizing High-Performance
  • ASHRAE Journal—June 2010, Guide to Standard 189.1—Modeling Energy Savings
  • ASHRAE Journal —June 2010, Code Green: Standard 189.1—Comes at a Crucial Time
  • High Performing Buildings—Spring 2010, Standard 189.1—Questions and Answers
  • ASHRAE Journal—March 2010, Greening Building Codes: The Natural Progression
  • Eco-Structure—March 2010, The Future of High-Performing, Green Buildings: Standard 189.1
  • Sustainable Facility Magazine—March 2010, Achieving Energy Optimization Through Integrated Building Design
  • IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Initiative—IEEE PCIC Technical Conference—Sep 2009—Anaheim, CA
  • Tackling Ship Pollution from Shore—IEEE Industry Applications Magazine—Jan/Feb 2009
  • State of Shore Power Standards for Ships—IEEE PCIC Technical Conference—Sep 2008, Calgary, Canada
  • DDC Journal—Summer 2008, Sustainability—Norm to Niche
  • Building Services Journal—June 2008, Standard 189.1P: The Future of Green Buildings
  • Contractor Magazine—May 2008, Testimony on Building Green, Saving Green: Constructing Sustainable and Energy Efficient Buildings
  • U.S. Congress Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming—May 2008, ASHRAE President on a Closer Relationship with CIBSE
  • Construction Engineer News—May 2008, Net-Zero Energy Buildings: Can These Types of Facilities be Market-Viable by 2030?
  • Today’s Facility Manager—April 2008, Face to Face with Kent Peterson
  • Building Services News—December 2007, Achieving Sustainability Through Integrated Building Design (Kent Peterson)
  • Buildings—November 2007, Energy Efficiency: the Elegant Alternative
  • Challenges of Connecting Shipboard Marine Systems to Medium Voltage Shoreside Power—IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, May/June 2007
  • Archit•Tech—September 2007
  • The Power Game—Ports & Harbors (Official Journal of the International Association of Ports and Harbors), May 2006
  • “Cold-Ironing”, Connecting Marine and Navy Ships to the On-Shore Power Supply—World Maritime Technology Conference—March 2006, London

Presentations

  • Energy in Buildings 2103, Athens, Greece—Design of High-Performance Buildings in the U.S.—11/9/13
  • ASHRAE Orange Empire Chapter—Optimizing Central Chilled Water Systems—9/24/13
  • ASHRAE Orange Empire Chapter—Design of High-Performance Buildings—1/8/13
  • REBEC—Status of Building energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Systems in the U.S.—9/28/12
  • Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies—Potential for High-Performance Building in the U.S.—2/25/12
  • AIA National Conference— Green Building Codes, Standards & Rating Systems—5/13/11
  • U.S. Army Conference— Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings —1/26/11
  • USGBC GreenBuild 2010—”How to Integrate the OPR— BOD and Commissioning to Optimize Building Performance”—11/19/10
  • UC Berkeley Center for Built Environment—Movement Towards Sustainable Energy Use in U.S. Buildings—10/21/10
  • CSU Long Beach College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series—The California Water Challenge—10/14/10
  • ASHRAE Southern Nevada Chapter—Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—10/12/10
  • ASHRAE Hot Topics Taping—Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—9/28/10
  • NASFA and ACEC CAMEE Webinar—Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—9/23/10
  • ASHRAE Southwest Florida Chapter—Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—9/21/10
  • Port of Long Beach—”Green Building Codes CALGreen— IgCC and Standard 189.1″—9/8/10
  • University of Sao Paulo School of Engineering—Sustainability and What You Can Do About It—9/2/10
  • Green Building Council Brasil—Greening the Building Codes – Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—9/1/10
  • ASHRAE Brasil Chapter—Greening the Building Codes – Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—8/31/10
  • Long Beach Branch of USGBC-LA Chapter—Movement Towards Net-Zero Energy Buildings—6/18/10
  • SMACNA Southern California Chapters Technical Conference—Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—6/17/10
  • ASHRAE Hong Kong Chapter/Hong Kong GBC Joint Technical Workshop—Commissioning for Green Buildings—6/4/10
  • Build4Asia International Conference in Hong Kong (U.S. Keynote Lecture)—Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—6/3/10
  • ASHRAE Shanghai ASHRAE Group—Commissioning Green Buildings—6/1/10
  • CLIMA 2010 in Turkey (U.S. Keynote Lecture)—Movement Towards Sustainable Energy Use in U.S. Buildings—5/9/10
  • AABC 6th Annual Conference on Total Building Commissioning—Standard 189.1: What Does It Mean to Commissioning Providers—4/16/10
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 – Reframing Our Built Environment—Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings—4/15/10
  • City of Long Beach—Understanding the New CALGreen Code Requirements—4/13/10
  • ASHRAE Webinar for Overseas Chapters—Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—3/5/10
  • USGBC Silicon Valley Chapter—Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—2/9/10
  • Joint San Diego ASHRAE/USGBC Chapter Meeting—Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings—1/12/10