PCD Engineering 20 Year

PCD Celebrates 20 Years

It was 20 years ago today…so the song goes. PCD Engineering celebrates 20 years in business this month. It was a one-man band back then with a used computer, printer, phone and idea of marrying solid technical engineering with sustainable, bottom-line focused solutions to help clients improve their lives, communities and profitability. So let me introduce to you, the one …

PCD’s New Employer Sponsored Volunteer Program

By Erica Giddings, Office Manager – PCD Engineering PCD Engineering has developed and implemented an exciting, new Employer Sponsored Volunteer Program. We believe in standing up for and supporting our communities. That is why twice a year we have committed to gather as a company to serve those most in need in the Longmont and the Denver Metro Areas. We …

PCD Engineering and Lightly Treading Join Forces

Lightly Treading is now part of PCD Engineering. See why our two companies decided to merge, and how our clients will benefit. We are pleased to inform you that Lightly Treading, Inc. of Denver, Colorado has merged with PCD Engineering, Inc., located in Longmont, Colorado. Both offices will remain fully staffed. Lightly Treading and PCD Engineering have a history going …

Fast 50

PCD Engineering Named Denver Business Journal ‘FAST 50’ Company!

PCD Engineering is excited to be recognized as a 2018 Denver Business Journal Fast 50 company! Fast 50 company rankings are based on the percentage growth for fiscal years 2015, 2016, and 2017. The Denver Business Journal honored these 50 Denver metro-area private companies at a cocktail awards celebration on October 24, 2018, where the FAST 50 companies were separated …

Spec Box – Who Knew?

By Dave Olson, PE, FASHRAE, LEED AP – PCD Engineering Throughout my career I have conducted HVAC and plumbing design for many new and remodel projects, on virtually every sort of building type imaginable. When I am doing a re-adaptation of an existing building at PCD Engineering, the first step for me is to conduct a thorough survey, focusing on …

Construction Cost Savings Through Performance Path Energy Code Compliance

By Jacob Goodman, LEED AP – PCD Engineering Building energy code compliance is becoming increasing stringent, putting energy code compliance front and center in the minds of the design and construction team when embarking on a building project. Meeting the prescriptive requirements of the local energy code can become a costly headache without thoughtful, early planning. While all buildings must …

Building Tune-Ups

By Peter D’Antonio, PE, LEED AP, CEM – PCD Engineering Building tune-ups (aka recommissioning) are opportunities that address the trifecta of bottom line improvements for an organization: increased asset value, increased productivity, and reduced maintenance and operating expenses. Building air quality and thermal comfort have been shown to significantly impact occupant and staff productivity. Couple that with the fact that …

Building Performance Tracking Through Energy Analytics

By Peter D’Antonio, PE, LEED AP, CEM – PCD Engineering Tracking the performance of your facility investment is no different than any other asset. It is part of sound operations process, it can identify improvements, verify performance and insure savings persist over time. Improving building performance continues as one of the highest return, lowest risk investment opportunities and helps commercial …