Papers

Papers

At Dialectic, our dedication to being up-to-date on industry standards and industry trends drives us to create clearly written, straightforward papers we can share with our clients and partners.

Read our free papers on MEP topics or industry updates. We’re thinking of you and your business, providing information such as new standards and code releases as well as innovations in lighting, the latest HVAC designs, and improved plumbing systems.

The High Energy Costs of Not Conserving Water

The High Energy Costs of Not Conserving Water

At Dialectic, we are not just mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers and designers, project managers and accountants. We are also consumers.

Commercial Kitchen Ventilation

Commercial Kitchen Ventilation

Commercial Kitchen Ventilation (CKV) can encompass everything from a small stand-alone kitchen hood in a mom and pop restaurant to an array of hoods, appliances, and systems in a corporate kitchen.

ASHRAE 90.1-2016

ASHRAE 90.1-2016

ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2016 – Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings replaces the 2013 version. The 2013 version included several changes that will have a substantial effect on remodel and new-construction retail projects.

2016 Title 24

2016 Title 24

On January 1st, 2017, the California 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (BEES) becomes effective, replacing the 2013 version of the standard. California is striving for all newly constructed commercial buildings to be zero net energy (ZNE) by 2030.

About Company

In business since 1988, Dialectic Inc. (formerly Larson Binkley) is dedicated to deliver innovative MEP engineering solutions at its finest. Our firm has experience in retail, restaurants, commercial, education, hospitality, entertainment, healthcare, grocery, sustainability, energy codes and much more. Through its affiliates, Dialectic is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia: LBI Professional Engineering LLC, LBI LLC, LBI of NC PLLC, Dialectic, Inc. (KS) and Dialectic Group, Inc.