Utility Distribution and Allocation Large, enclosed facilities, which contain common space shared by several tenants, represent an excellent opportunity for shared tenant services and the distribution of one or more utilities.
Power Deregulation There is a window of opportunity for large commercial property owners, in most states, to get energy cost concessions now, instead of waiting four to six years for electrical deregulation to be implemented. The benefits of such opportunities decrease, as we get closer to the actual implementation date for full retail competition.
Energy Audit and Energy Analysis Valquest has extensive experience in the performance of Energy Audit and Energy Analysis activities; this includes such diverse projects as schools, hospitals, manufacturing plants, office facilities and shopping centers. Valquest has also developed and maintained specialized forms for the efficient auditing and tabulation of energy consuming elements.
Building Automation System Services Valquest, Inc. has developed a proven, cost effective approach to the specification and implementation of Building Automation Systems (BAS). This approach has been used successfully on numerous projects and results in building automation systems that possess the best possible value.
Utility Monitoring And Administration Valquest staff has a combined experience base of over 30 years in working with over 50 utility companies encompassing a variety of rate tariffs for electricity, gas and water/sewer. This combined experience also extends to performing energy cost reduction and utility distribution activities on over 200 commercial and industrial facilities.
Utility Usage and Cost Reduction Analysis Valquest provides a variety of consulting services related to the operation, analysis and management of facilities. Primary clients are owners, developers and managers of commercial, institutional and industrial facilities. Areas of corporate specialty include Facilities Operations, Engineering, Energy Systems Management and Analysis, Value Analysis, Life Cycle Costing, Energy Auditing, Analysis and Allocation services.
Tenant Plan Review Services Review of tenant plans and specifications is typically performed by the Landlord prior to tenant construction as a check for architectural compatibility; therefore, the appearance and market concept of the Center is assured. While the visual impact of the Center has obvious initial importance in attracting business, we believe the operation of certain "hidden" elements can greatly influence repeat business which ultimately determines the success of a Center.
Energy Management Valquest staff has a combined experience base of over 30 years in working with over 50 utility companies encompassing a variety of rate tariffs for electricity, gas and water/sewer. This combined experience also extends to performing energy cost reduction and utility distribution activities on over 200 commercial and industrial facilities.
Infrared Thermographic Inspection Infrared Thermography as a non-destructive inspection tool has grown considerably over the past ten years. Numerous applications have included inspection of electrical panels, switchgear, mechanical systems, roof envelopes and building envelopes. Since the advent of infrared thermography in the 1970's, billions of dollars in savings have been documented by early detection and correction of unseen problems along with bypassing unscheduled downtimes and interruptions.
Software System: Automated Lease Plan (ALP) Valquest, Inc. has developed graphical information software for creating and updating lease plans. This software is being used to provide an automated lease plan service to the Shopping Center Industry.