Sarah Gudeman is a mechanical design engineer and licensed EIT in the state of Nebraska. Ms. Gudeman also is a LEED Accredited Professional (BD+C) and an active member of the USGBC Nebraska Flatwater Chapter’s board of directors.
She specializes in building energy modeling and audits, sustainable design and environmentally-friendly practices.
Question: Marc asks: I own a restaurant and am considering going for LEED certification. What should I know before getting into this process? Is LEED CI the best approach or should I wait for LEED Re...Read More
Question: Suresh asks: Hi, I have two questions regarding the exclusion of waste generated during a manufacturer’s own process. Question 1, Glass cullet is typically used during the manufacture of ...Read More
Question: Mike asks: Can a home be certified LEED if it has already been built and one can show documentation of its integrative design process, on site studies and construction… thank you Answer M...Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that energy savings from the implementation of occupancy sensors for lighting control be significant: Savings in various applications may range f...Read More
Bonded Logic, an Arizona-based natural fiber insulation company, produces UltraTouch Radiant Barrier. The UltraTouch is extremely versatile thermal acoustic insulation made from natural cotton, which ...Read More
Founded in 1948, LAARS serves a diverse base of customers located in many countries all over the globe. The company’s product line includes commercial and residential products in a capacity range fr...Read More
Think sheet metal ductwork without the metal, and you have fabric dispersion systems. These systems (typically made of a polyester material, either permeable or non-permeable) are currently offered by...Read More
Question: Allen asks: Today’s featured question asked if a GA could lead a LEED certification project. Although you allowed that “a LEED GA may work on a LEED registered project,” the answer wa...Read More
Benjamin Moore & Co., founded in 1883, is known for its high-quality paints and finishes. Natura Paint with Zero VOCs Benjamin Moore’s Natura Waterborne line of paints emits zero volatile organi...Read More
Question: Jian asks: What are the significant differences between the New Construction & Major Renovation Reference Guide (Ver. 2.2) 3rd edition October 2007 from the latest version? Answer Hi Ji...Read More
The UV Resources Hornet is a residential ultraviolet (UV) lamp that emits shortwave, or germicidal ‘C’-type wavelength to attack and break down microorganisms. UV-C has been utilized for disinfect...Read More
Question: We live in Blue Sea Quebec. We are considering installing a geospring hybrid water heater. Our basement is 60-70% bedrock and can get very damp in the summer months. On hot muggy days the b...Read More