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Costs of Inaction

Posted February 16th, 2015 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News

Energy. We all use it. Energy is what heats and cools our buildings. It fuels transportation. It powers industries. And yet, over 86% of what Washington spends on energy is wasted due to inefficiencies. That’s over $16 billion lost each year! What better use could there be for $16 billion in our local economy? Read […]

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Community Comes First

Posted January 6th, 2015 / Industry News, Where's MacMiller today?

  There are a lot of groups in Seattle wanting to make a difference in the community. One group actively working to impact our city since 1980 is the Plymouth Housing Group, a program that works to eliminate homelessness.  MacDonald-Miller recently partnered with Plymouth in their mission to make Plymouth Housing buildings work better! We […]

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Getting It Right the First Time

Posted November 7th, 2014 / Industry News

Before our boots even hit the ground, we make sure that every aspect of a project is carefully planned and ready for efficient execution. The UWMC Expansion Phase II project required a highly motivated, detail-oriented team to tackle the complex multi-phase construction demand. Our MacDonald-Miller Estimating Team was up for the challenge! Read More “A […]

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Climate Declaration

Posted October 30th, 2014 / Industry News, Where's MacMiller today?

“The riskiest decision a business person can make is to do nothing. Climate change is happening. It will continue and it is impacting our businesses whether you believe it or not,” said Perry England. On October 27, MacDonald-Miller joined over 100 Washington businesses urging the state to take action on climate change. Our very own Perry […]

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Winner of the 2014 Community Impact Award – Green Products & Services

Posted October 28th, 2014 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News

  MacDonald-Miller – Winner of the 2014 Community Impact Award for Green Products/Services. Seattle Business hosted their annual Community Impact Awards on October 22nd.  Among the inspiring businesses leading the way in positive change, MacDonald-Miller was honored to be included in such a momentous event.  Read More  

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Committed to the Greener Road Less Traveled

Posted October 9th, 2014 / Industry News

In September 2013, MacDonald-Miller senior building performance engineer Jeremy Richmond talked with Seattle Business about the substantial energy and water savings plan for the Seattle Aquarium. “Programming work—simply changing HVAC controls from a static setting that runs full on or full off to an adjustable setting that responds to the needs of the tenants in […]

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Is Cap and Trade Coming to Washington State?

Posted September 9th, 2014 / Industry News

Find out what you need to know at BOMA’s general meeting on Sept. 22nd. We will be discussing what Cap and Trade is, how it could impact commercial real estate and the pros and cons about Cap and Trade. Speakers: Perry England, Vice President of Building Performance for MacDonald-Miller. Other speakers TBD. Date: Monday, September 22, […]

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How to Design and Build a Plastic Surgery Center in Less than 5 Months

Posted August 12th, 2014 / Industry News

The following link is for the DJC article published on July 24th.

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Smart and Sustainable

Posted July 31st, 2014 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News

Microsoft recently featured our project at the Washington Athletic Club as their cover story to showcase our Energy Conservation Measures and the ICONICS visualization dashboard. Key to the project’s success has been WAC’s partnership with MacDonald-Miller. “They were fundamental to the success of this project,” says Lowber. “They did all of the work and we […]

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TAB Analysis Critical for Building Efficiency

Posted June 12th, 2014 / Energy Efficiency, Industry News

  Testing & Balancing Can Make Buildings Run Like a Well-Tuned Car By Cherie Preville June 2, 2014 Far too often, buildings intended to deliver the highest levels of energy efficiency, sustainability, and comfort are failing to live up to their potential. Testing, adjusting, and balancing (TAB) contractors diagnose these performance shortfalls, making sure a […]

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