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Honeywell to Tackle Facility Upgrades at Rock Island Arsenal

Extensive Building Upgrades Expected to Provide $5.3 Million in Annual Savings
April 7, 2014

Honeywell and the U.S. Army have announced a $61 million modernization project at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing Technology Center (JMTC). The project will support infrastructure improvements at the facility that are expected to cut energy use by approximately 35 percent.


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Inovateus Solar Completes Rooftop Solar Array for Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium

Project Is the Largest Solar Installation on any Cultural Institution in the State of Illinois
March 24, 2014

Inovateus Solar LLC installed the solar systems at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium to launch the first phase of the institution’s clean-energy initiative. The solar installer was an integral part of an energy construction project headed by Schneider Electric.


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Conditioned Air Increases Productivity with NexTraq Fleet Tracking

HVAC Contractor Integrates Fleet Management with Field Service Software to Streamline Operations
March 10, 2014

Conditioned Air Inc. has increased overall fleet productivity with the integration of the NexTraq® Fleet Tracking solution and Compusource Ascente field service software. Conditioned Air wanted to move from separate solutions to one integrated system. 


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International BEMS: Cutting Building Energy Management Costs Across Countries

BEMS Is Key to Saving Energy, Cutting Costs, and Reducing CO2 Emissions
February 17, 2014

For large multinationals, keeping international business costs well-managed and controlled is a difficult task, but is crucial to ensure continued success in multiple territories. Effectively coordinated international building energy management systems (BEMS) are key to saving energy, cutting costs, and reducing CO2 emissions.


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Johnstone Supply Boosts Supply Chain Performance with Logility

Leading HVACR Distributor Drives Increased Visibility and Service Across its 370 Locations
February 3, 2014

Logility Inc., a supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, announced that Johnstone Supply, a leading cooperative wholesale distributor in the HVACR industry, is seeing continued improvements in its supply chain performance following its upgrade to Logility Voyager Solutions™ Version 8.


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Star Refrigeration Completes Retrofit for 2 Sisters Food Group

Project Extends Cooling Capacity of the Largest Refrigeration System It Has Ever Built
January 20, 2014

Star Refrigeration designed and built Rogerstone Park’s existing refrigeration system in 1999 and extended the plant’s cooling capacity in 2005. In 2013, Star was again chosen to further extend the refrigeration capacity as part of an expansion plan at the site.


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Hawaii Contracts with Ameresco for Efficiency Services and Renewable Power

Thirty-Three State-Owned Buildings on Five Islands to Be Upgraded as Part of Performance Contract
January 6, 2014
Ameresco Inc. announced that it is beginning implementation of a $17.4 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with the state of Hawaii Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS). 


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Honeywell Helps Town of Tolland Upgrade Facilities and Cut Costs

Performance Contract Expected to Trim Energy Use and Utility Bills
December 23, 2013
Honeywell announced a retrofit and revitalization project that is expected to save Connecticut’s town of Tolland nearly $600,000 a year in utility and operating expenses, funds that will be used to make energy-efficient upgrades across multiple municipal buildings and four public schools.


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Reliable Cooling Keeps Facilities in Good Health

Health Care Industry Facilities Gain Durability, Reliability, Cost Savings with Advanced Cooling Towers
December 9, 2013
Many facilities in the health care sector are particularly dependent on maintaining stable environments within various structures, where steady room temperature and humidity are critical factors.


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Dynamic Cooling Control Provides Substantial Data Center Energy Savings

Ongoing Benefits Provided Through Cooling Infrastructure Visualization and Equipment Performance Benchmarking
November 18, 2013
Vigilent®, a provider of dynamic cooling management™ systems, announced that it has worked with Avnet Inc., a leading global technology distributor, to improve the cooling energy efficiency of Avnet's North American data center.


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