Articles Tagged with ''retrofit''

April 16, 2012: GSA Slates 30 Federal Buildings for Maximum Energy Retrofits

April 16, 2012
The GSA announced that 30 of its federal buildings are participating in a challenge to achieve what it calls “deep energy savings.” The Deep Retrofit Challenge is asking energy service companies to make these buildings significantly more energy efficient using energy service performance contracts (ESPCs).


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April 11, 2012: Honeywell’s Attune Advisory Services to Help Cut Building Energy and Operating Costs

April 11, 2012
Honeywell has introduced its new Attune™ Advisory Services, a suite of services that combines cloud-based tools and analytics with a global network of operations centers and energy and facility experts, to provide enhancements that the company says can reduce building utility bills and operating expenses up to 20 percent.


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Thermal Energy Storage Provides More Efficient Cooling for High School

March 19, 2012
CALMAC, a leader in energy storage systems, announced the installation of its IceBank® thermal energy storage tanks at the recently retrofitted Romeoville High School located near Chicago. The installation of a partial energy storage system has resulted in a more efficient cooling system for the building.


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Project Files: County Retrofit

February 13, 2012
For Alger (Mich.) County, the objective was to reduce energy consumption with a building modernization program.


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Mountain Hydronics With a Twist of Geo

January 23, 2012
As you approach, you can almost hear the “Bonanza” theme song as you pull up the switchbacked driveway at the end of a gravel road. At the top sits an over 6,000-square-foot custom log home where Ambrose Heating and Cooling completed a geothermal retrofit this summer.


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Ohio Launches Energy Loan Fund for Energy-Saving Projects

January 9, 2012
The Ohio Department of Development has launched the Energy Loan Fund, which provides low-cost financing to manufacturers, small businesses, public entities, and nonprofit organizations for energy-saving projects.


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Dec. 21, 2011: Bank of America Announces Recipients of $55 Million Energy Efficiency Finance Program

December 21, 2011
Bank of America has announced the selection of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) that will receive $55 million in low-interest loans and grants through the company’s Energy Efficiency Finance Program.


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Retrofitting R-22 Systems

October 31, 2011
As the HVACR industry continues to move away from HCFC-22 due to regulatory pressures, one of the new retrofit options for such systems is HFC-427A.


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Contractors Optimize Boiler Efficiency

October 24, 2011
The obvious method to keeping energy bills in check is for homeowners to have regular maintenance performed on their gas boilers to ensure they are running optimally. Another way to cut down costs is to make strategic retrofits that can improve the efficiency and safety of older boiler systems.


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Sept. 28, 2011: New Building Systems Analysis and Retrofit Manual Now Available

September 28, 2011
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) has announced that its new Building Systems Analysis and Retrofit Manual, 2nd edition, is now available.


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