Centers of Expertise

Welcome to the Commissioning Web Page. This page has been set up as a collaborative environment to share commissioning questions, concerns, and lessons learned with the Engineering & Construction and Programming communities. The content will be updated periodically to address latest successes, r…

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Welcome to the Charrettes Webpage!  Whether called Eco-Charrettes, Sustainability Charrettes, or Energy Charrettes, the goal is to optimize energy conservation and sustainability while balancing function, operation and maintenance, aesthetics, and cost. Project and site specific sustainability measu…

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The mission of the Energy Audit Center of Expertise in Sustainability (CXS) is to provide knowledge creation and sharing throughout USACE in the area of Energy Audits to assist the Army and our stakeholders in achieving federally mandated energy and water reduction goals by conducting energy optimiz…

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Welcome! The Energy Modeling Center of Expertise in Sustainability (CXS) provides guidance on how to better utilize available energy modeling software to develop energy models in assisting with the design and construction of high performance sustainable and energy efficient buildings. Planners, desi…

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Welcome to the Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHP) Regional Center of Expertise (RECX) Home Page.  The GSHP RECX serves to enhance the knowledge base of the theory and application of ground source heat pumps throughout USACE.  The GSHP RECX also functions to support project development teams from the co…

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Welcome to the High Performance Building Envelope Center of Expertise Sustainability (HPBE-CXS) webpage. The HPBE-CXS serves to enhance the knowledge base of the science, theory and application of air barriers and enhanced building envelopes throughout USACE. The Center is available to support custo…
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Welcome to the Hydrology and Low Impact Development (LID) web page. A team of Subject Matter experts will provide content to include guidance documents, case studies, best management practices and tools to assist the user in designing construction projects that conserve water and reduce the impact…

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Welcome to the Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA CX) website. This page has been set up as a collaborative environment to share LCCA questions, concerns, and lessons learned with the Engineering & Construction USACE communities. The content will be updated periodically to address the latest new man…
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The Daylighting/Lighting CX provides guidance for on how to better utilize daylighting and lighting strategies and technologies to assist with the design and construction of high performance sustainable and energy efficient buildings. Planners, designers and customers are then better enabl…
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The Major Renovation – Sustainment Restoration and Modernization Center of Expertise in Sustainability (MR-SRM CXS) will provide energy sustainability and conservation measures, program management actions, technical support, and contract vehicles to meet Federal manda…

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The mission of the Microgrid Center of Expertise in Sustainability (CXS) is to support USACE in understanding and executing microgrids. The goal of this effort is to bring together various components of USACE and DOD with expertise in energy generation, distribution, and grid security to produce i…

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The Solar Photovoltaic Center of Expertise (Solar PV CXS) helps USACE evaluate and implement the use of Solar PV energy technologies towards the Federal Government clean energy goals and net zero initiatives. The center is increasing Solar PV energy expertise and capabilities across USACE for solar …

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​​Our sun produces 400,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 watts of energy every second and the belief is that it will last another 5 billion years. Solar Energy technology is not the same as solar panel in the sense of photovoltaic, technology. Solar thermal electric energy generation concentrates or c…

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History: The original Army Metering Implementation Strategy was developed in response to the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005) requiring all federal facilities to be metered with advanced meters for electrical consumption by 1 October 2012 where economically practicable. The Energy Independence…

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Page last reviewed: Tuesday, August 14, 2018