New York’s energy efficiency center of excellence, the Building Energy Exchange, recognizes new supporting partner, AKF Group, a global design firm committed to powering human potential so occupants can live, heal, learn, work, and play to the best of their abilities.
AKF Group has 13 offices in 11 states and 2 countries, creating a lasting impact in the industry with better building design and construction.
Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) welcomes award-winning global MEP/FP design firm AKF Group as a new supporting member. Specializing in engineering for the built environment, AKF Group is a known industry leader with an extensive record of powering human potential so building occupants can live, heal, learn, work, and play to the best of their abilities.
AKF Group and BE-Ex share a rich history of collaboration. They co-developed the Local Law 97 Carbon Emissions Calculator—one of the most widely used BE-Ex resources, with over 30,000 visitors online. AKF Group Partner, Charlie Marino, sits on BE-Ex’s Board of Directors and Architects Advisory Council and has frequently advised on industry trends, challenges, and successes to help inform BE-Ex programming. Together, AKF Group and BE-Ex aim to build upon their collaborative relationship through the development of new educational resources and programs.
BE-Ex also welcomes AKF Group representative Mike Sweeney to the Industry Leadership Council, a select group of accomplished professionals that provide strategic and technical guidance related to BE-Ex’s work and participate in exclusive knowledge-sharing events.
“We are excited to deepen our relationship with the Building Energy Exchange and further support this great organization, which is helping educate the masses in the low-carbon transition within the real estate market.
“We are thrilled to announce AKF Group’s support of BE-Ex, as a Tesla member. Our two organizations have worked closely on key initiatives that advance efficiency and champion the radical transformation of our built environment. We greatly look forward to AKF Group’s expertise and industry knowledge supporting our mission as a member organization,” said Richard Yancey, Executive Director, Building Energy Exchange.
“We are excited to deepen our relationship with the Building Energy Exchange and further support this great organization, which is helping educate the masses in the low-carbon transition within the real estate market” said Charlie Marino, Partner, Co-director of Energy + Performance, AKF Group.
AKF Group joins an exemplary group of members supporting the Building Energy Exchange’s mission. See the full list here.