Michael D. Haughey, P.E., CEM, HBDP, LEED AP, Principal


Sedalia Residence, Sedalia, Colorado – Radiant and ground-coupled heat pump heating and cooling

Mechanical and plumbing design for residence using ground-coupled heat pumps to provide heating and cooling through radiant floors, energy recovery ventilator for fresh air, whole house fans for moderate weather ventilation, and supplemental fan-coils for dehumidification. Project won a McGraw-Hill Gold Hard Hat award (Sustainable Ranch House in Douglas County) in 2006.

Poudre School District – Operations Center, Fort Collins, Colorado – Ground-source Heat pumps, heat recovery, natural ventilation, daylighting, and more

Design of ground-source heat pump system, heat-recovery ventilation, daylighting and occupancy sensors integration with mechanical, and demonstration solar photovoltaic system; Excellent Use of Renewable Energy in Buildings award from the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, 2002; Regional ASHRAE Award in 2003 for New Institutional Buildings category.

Lucile Erwin Middle School Ice Thermal Storage System, Loveland, Colorado

Design of chilled water system for a new middle school using ice thermal storage and highly innovative flexible storage and pumping system concepts. This design won the 3rd place society (international) ASHRAE award in 2003 for the New Institutional Buildings category. Evaluated cooling alternatives and local utility incentives for a new Thompson School District middle school. Energy cost savings are optimized with continuous monitoring of building kW demand and modulation and shut-off of the chiller.


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Denver Place – LEED for Existing Buildings (EB) pilot project

LEED Accredited Professional for LEED for Existing Buildings (EB) pilot project under sub-contract to E-Cube, Inc. Project comprises a full city block in downtown Denver including two office towers, 34 and 23 stories each, connected by two-six level Terraces, comprising 815,000 gross square feet. Project has been awarded a LEED EB Gold rating and was the first LEED EB, and first LEED Gold, in Colorado.

Silver Sage – Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) Building Award in the Residential Category

Mechanical and plumbing design for co-housing project with high efficiency condensing boilers to provide heating through baseboard radiation with radiant floors as a unit upgrade option, and split-system DX for optional cooling, fire sprinklers, and kitchen hood ventilation.