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Schneider Electric Completes Energy Retrofits to City Facilities in Kirksville, Mo.

Upgrades to Aging Infrastructure to Provide More Than $340,000 in Annual Savings
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Schneider Electric has announced the completion of a facility improvement project as part of an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with the city of Kirksville, Missouri. With more than $4.7 million in renovations, the ESPC is estimated to provide the city more than $340,000 in annual savings over the length of the contract.


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Honeywell Helps Harrisburg Housing Authority Renovate Vacant Apartment Complex

Redevelopment Mainly Funded through Guaranteed Savings from Previous Performance Contracts
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Honeywell has announced it is helping Harrisburg Housing Authority (HHA) lead an initiative to refurbish and reopen the vacant Jackson Towers apartment complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to provide affordable housing for local residents in need.


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CMP Partners with Centricity to Introduce Online Compressor Configurator

Solution Gives Customers ‘Point-and-Click Ease’ to Configure Compressors
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CMP Corp., an HVAC and refrigeration parts manufacturer and distributor, has announced the introduction of its online compressor configuration application, designed to allow customers to configure and order its Re-Engineered Compressors™ quickly and efficiently.


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ABM to Cut Virginia Schools’ Energy and Operating Expenses by over $1.8 Million

Project Will Improve Learning Environment through Facility Enhancements
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ABM announced that its ABM Building Services business has been selected by the Franklin City, Virginia, Public Schools to implement a district-wide energy and facility improvement project through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.


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Medical Center’s HVAC Design Boasts 18 Percent Energy Savings

Design Uses Air Curtains on Entrances as well as High-Efficiency Chillers, Boilers, and Rooftop Units
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The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) set out to make the new $252 million Monroeville, Pennsylvania, facility the most sustainable of its 30-hospital network. Its design team delivered a building that’s saving an estimated $350,000 to $500,000 in annual energy savings. 


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Airedale Chiller with Low-GWP HFO Refrigerant to Cool New John Lewis Store

R-1234ze Has a Global Warming Potential Lower Than One, Better Than CO2
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The first UK-manufactured chiller incorporating the low global warming potential (GWP) HFO refrigerant R-1234ze is now cooling shoppers visiting the new £15 million John Lewis department store that opened in York.


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Wall-Hung Gas Boiler Helps Innkeeper Cut Utility Bills by 67 Percent

Heating and Domestic Hot Water System Provides Superior Energy Efficiency
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Innkeeper Matt Mattingly of Gorham, Maine, is no longer among the many American home and business property owners who dread hefty winter utility bills and fuel cost increases. That all changed five years ago when he installed a Baxi wall-hung gas boiler.


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Solar Water Heating Installed on 11-Story Affordable Housing Project

System Provides Renewable Heat for Hundreds of Low-Income Senior Residents in Southern California
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Promise Energy celebrated the installation of the largest solar water heating system in the city of Norwalk at the grand opening of the Norwalk Tower, an 11-story 185-unit affordable housing retrofit project.


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We Can Eliminate Distracted Driving Today, Says Expert

Actions to Address Driver Distraction
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Government studies show more than 3,000 people die as a result of driver distraction every year. Connected mobility expert Peggy Smedley proclaims the technology to eliminate accidents and deaths due to distracted driving is literally at our fingertips. 


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Five Digitally Vulnerable Areas You May be Overlooking in Your Business

List Includes Digital Devices Used Every Day That Could Result in a Security Breach
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According to a recent study by the Ponemon Institute, data breaches cost U.S. enterprises an average of $5.4 million per incident in 2012. Cintas Corp. partnered with the Ponemon Institute to identify five digital devices that are overlooked areas in a business and could be subject to a security breach.


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