The installation included a 227-kW solar photovoltaic array on the school’s roof, a wood pellet boiler to supply most of the school’s heating needs, and replacement of 42 classroom ventilators and all the windows that are original to the 1961 portion of the building
Homeowners who have comfort problems often call HVAC contractors. There is a lot of opportunity here, though the road to success is crowded with barriers. But having a way to truly verify the operation of HVAC installations will overcome many of those barriers.
Sensing subsystems enhance its energy intelligence platform
August 11, 2016
BuildingIQ has announced the acquisition of comfort sensing technology, comprised of the OptiCool and ComfortSENSE subsystems and interface, from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) for approximately AUD$500,000.
Includes data capture analysis, advanced modeling, measurement and verification, and more
August 10, 2016
BuildingIQ announced the launch of its 5i platform-enabled services, designed to deliver value to building operators at any stage of a building’s lifecycle. The company said the 5i platform and services provide a better building Internet of Things (IoT) solution for owner/operators due to its five pillar approach.
NYSERDA initiatives aim to increase energy efficiency of commercial buildings
August 4, 2016
Noveda Technologies, a provider of web-based, real-time energy and water management, announced the company’s platform has been selected as a qualified system provider by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for its Real Time Energy Management (RTEM) program.
New law will boost energy efficiency across the state
August 1, 2016
A new law that provides local governments with flexible financing plans to conserve energy is expected to make energy performance contracts more commonplace and affordable, according to Johnson Controls Inc.
Increasing number of industries, buildings, and residences will install energy management systems
July 29, 2016
The global energy management systems market is forecast to see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.4 percent between 2016 and 2024, growing from a valuation of $9.9 billion in 2014 to $35.9 billion by 2024, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.
With commercial building codes mandating increasing levels of efficiency and energy prices only continuing to rise, many building owners are looking for ways to boost building performance in both new and existing buildings. These case studies highlight several ways in which HVACR solutions have been implemented to help building owners meet their energy-efficiency and comfort goals.