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Ice Energy Systems Surpass 5 Million Hours of Operation

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Ice Energy has announced that its installed base of Ice Bear energy storage systems have successfully recorded more than 5 million hours of cumulative field run time. The systems work by storing energy as ice in the evening and using the ice for cooling during the day, shifting a/c energy use to off-peak hours and lowering utility bills.
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Cooling Water Treatment System Reduces Water Consumption by 30 Percent

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EnviroTower announced that its cooling water treatment system has been chosen by Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc. to reduce water consumption in the company’s stores by 30 percent or more. The system will be incorporated into all new stores, and has already been installed in 37 existing locations.
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Trouble in the Air

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It was a brand new house in a high-end development - a place anyone would be proud to call home. But inside, it stank. So like thousands of others, the bewildered general contractor called the indoor environmental specialists at Enviro Team Group.
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Dartmouth Selects Spinwave for Campus-Wide Energy Management

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Dartmouth College is installing a Spinwave Systems mesh network based on Spinwave sensors to monitor and manage its heating, cooling, and electrical systems across the campus. The network encompasses more than 200 pulse counters to transmit data every 15 minutes from meters in 125 buildings.
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Hussmann Highlights HVACR Solutions for Grocery Store Market

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The average grocery store spends two thirds of its electricity bill on HVACR, noted Hussmann Corp. To meet customer demand for systems that optimize operational and energy efficiency, Hussmann said it has launched 12 new solutions over the past 24 months.
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Honeywell to Help Housing Authority Upgrade Homes and Buildings

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The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) and Honeywell announced plans to implement an energy-efficiency and facility renewal program to help the housing authority cut utility costs, upgrade its facilities, and reduce environmental impact for its properties.
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Intelligent Network Thermostat Helps School District Reduce Energy Costs

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Klein Independent School District (KISD) estimates that it will save approximately $150,000 per year in energy costs following the installation of Uniphy network thermostats, a web-enabled intelligent network thermostat created by Proliphix.
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Telkonet Awarded $1.2 Million Energy Efficiency Retrofit Project on Military Base

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Telkonet Inc. announced that its Telkonet SmartEnergy™ (TSE) energy management system has been selected for installation in over 3,000 units of an East Coast military base’s housing. Telkonet said it was chosen because of the energy savings achievable with its SS1107 line, a versatile system for older PTAC units.
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Dow Heat Transfer Fluid Helps University Go Green, Save Money

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According to the HVACR engineers responsible for cooling operations at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), DOWTHERM™ SR-1 Heat Transfer Fluid is making “green sense” at the university, allowing FGCU to not only reduce its carbon footprint, but also save money.
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Photovoltaic System Helps Furniture Retailer Slash Electric Costs

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Dina’s Interiors & Leather offers some of the finest upscale and custom furniture in New Jersey. Spotlights flood its large floor space with light, showcasing the store’s array of furniture, but the owners are no longer worried about their power bill. That’s due to the state-of-the-art photovoltaic (PV) system on the roof.
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