In this month’s troubleshooting situation your customer is requesting a second opinion on a proposed repair to their air-source heat pump. The homeowner originally called for service when they noticed that the house wasn’t cooling down as they would like.
The renovation of the home utilizes such elements as solar and prefabricated panels and is designed to be executed quickly
July 6, 2015
A Netherlands-based consortium called Energiesprong brokered a deal between affordable housing associations and builders to retrofit 111,000 homes in the Netherlands to net zero energy levels. Net zero energy means that, on an annual basis, a home does not consume more energy than it produces.
I was on the East Coast conducting seminars for two great companies, Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning in Rochester, New York, and Wooldridge Heating Air & Electrical in Lynchburg, Virginia. One is in the North and outgoing and the other is in the South and laid-back. Those are the differences. Now for the similarities.
Must ask the right questions when formulating a strategy for the Internet of Things (IoT), says expert
July 6, 2015
Mark Lee, CCO of Intamac, an IoT enabler with over a decade of experience, said, “IoT is a relatively new sector, where best practices around things like security are constantly evolving and certainly not widely adopted across the industry. This means manufacturers have to be extremely careful when developing their IoT strategy.”
IGS Solar will finance, own, and operate the solar project, which is now under construction
July 6, 2015
IGS Solar LLC, a commercial and residential solar provider, has teamed with ReVision Energy, a solar energy contracting company, to build, own, and operate five solar arrays at Proctor Academy. The private co-educational day and boarding school is located in Andover, New Hampshire, and serves grades 9-12.
A new customer called and wanted their commercial unit serviced. The customer was a retail store and the manager seemed to think that the unit was not performing up to standard. The unit would run most of the time, even in mild weather, and did not seem to cool the store as well as it should.
In October 2009, Stanford University released a comprehensive and long-range Energy and Climate Action plan aimed at maximizing energy efficiency and utilizing clean, renewable energy on campus. The plan includes a cutting-edge energy supply system known as the Stanford Energy System Innovations (SESI) project.
Those involved at the sharp end of refrigerants and testing have underlined warnings that F-gas quotas and the forthcoming bans are on course to create serious supply issues for end users and equipment manufacturers alike — if they don’t plan ahead.
EnTouch 360° provides 24/7 support for over 300 locations
June 22, 2015
EnTouch Controls, a provider of energy management as a service (EMaaS), announced that Chuck E. Cheese’s has committed to EnTouch 360° Energy Management as a Service as its official energy management solution for all its corporate stores in North America.