Newsline

Project Files: Solar Energy

June 22, 2009
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

COMPANY: Honeywell International, Morris Town, N.J.

INSTALLATION: SolarWall® Air Heating System

COMPLETION: End of 2009

CUSTOMER: Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Markham, Ontario, Canada

OBJECTIVE: Reduce footprint and save money with traditional facility upgrades and innovative conservation methods.

DESCRIPTION: Honeywell is working on a $2-million energy saving and facility renewal program with Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Markham, Ontario. The challenge is to address deferred maintenance and save approximately $163,000 in utility costs per year. One of the focal points of the program is the largest SolarWall installation at a North American health care facility. At a combined 10,000 square feet, three SolarWall systems will function as a carbon-neutral heating source. Composed of perforated metal attached to the hospital’s exterior, the SolarWall technology heats fresh air during winter months and then feeds the warmer air into the ventilation system. This will reduce the load on the hospital’s air-handling units by almost 10 percent, offsetting 50,000 cubic meters of gas each year. In the summer months, the wall acts as a shield against the sun, helping to reduce cooling loads.

“Through an energy saving and facility renewal program, the hospital is evolving to a more energy conscious facility for patients, staff, visitors and the community of Cambridge.”
- Luis Rodrigues, vice president of Energy Solutions for Honeywell Building Solutions


Publication date: 06/22/2009

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 World Energy Engineering Congress

Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson,an experienced trade school and community college instructor, discusses the HVAC industry and his column in The NEWS, ‘The Service Ticket.’ Listen now for a hint to the Not Enough Heat question from the Dec. 15 issue. Posted Jan. 30.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 01-26-15 cover

2015 January 26

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Regional Standards

With regional standards for a/c equipment going into effect in 2015, how do you think it will impact the industry?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

2015.jpg
2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con