TD knew that the company needed something more engaging
January 9, 2017
TDIndustries worked with QA Graphics to upgrade its floor plans and system graphics to a higher level that the industry demanded. By working on its application with QA Graphics, TD gained floor plans with an updated feel and layers of detail, highly detailed system graphics that depict the equipment needed, and savings in both time and money.
Bob and Tim have had a big day at work — it’s 3:30 in the afternoon, and they are done for the day. They’re having coffee at a local restaurant, talking about their careers when Tim asked a question, “What is a ton of refrigeration, and why is it called a ton?”
It’s a way to reduce wasted heat and increase industrial efficiency
December 19, 2016
Combined heat and power (CHP) systems are being used by a wide range of applications to reduce the overall energy intensity of industrial systems. In some cases, such as industrial furnaces, efficiency improvements resulting from waste heat recovery can improve energy efficiency 10-50 percent.
With the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, the business community can almost certainly look forward to a new era. Although many of Trump’s policies on labor and employment-related laws and regulations have yet to be fully developed, there are many Obama-era initiatives that could face significant changes under the new Republican administration.
Amazon is set to usher in the next generation of “smart” convenience stores with the launch of its Amazon Go concept, replacing traditional checkouts with smart technology. The store concept works by automatically logging purchases to the user’s Amazon account when a product is removed from the shelf.
Will install HVAC control system upgrades, and interior and exterior LED lighting
December 19, 2016
Ameresco Inc. announced that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has entered into an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with the company to implement energy and water conservation measures at the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) Butner in North Carolina.
Whether the commercial refrigeration equipment you’re working on is a small under-counter refrigerator, a keg refrigerator, a large walk-in freezer, or a transportation refrigeration system, many of the technical concerns will be the same.
The system uses phase change material and intelligent controls to provide cold storage savings
December 5, 2016
Viking Cold Solutions, a supplier of thermal energy storage systems, announced that a Southern California utility, along with an independent third party energy management firm, ASWB Engineering, completed a field demonstration study of the Viking Cold thermal energy storage (TES) system.
A commodity approach for manufacturing is good. On the other hand, a commodity approach for marketing is bad. If the consumer views your product as a commodity, your product is just the same as anybody else’s product, and the consumer buys on price alone. The key is to differentiate yourself.
Warning over remote manipulation of office a/c systems to create a demand surge and grid shut down
December 5, 2016
According to WIRED magazine, researchers have highlighted the issue of remotely manipulating home and office air conditioners to create a surge and take down the power grid. The hack targets remote shut-off devices that utilities install on air conditioners to conserve energy during peak summer periods.