February 11, 2008
On a hot Friday morning, a fire raged at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. When the smoke had cleared, five of the seven chiller plants that served the hospital were victims of the fire. With the temperature rising, the hospital needed temporary chillers and needed them quickly.
January 7, 2008
Usually when the words government and green appear in the same sentence, our thoughts may turn to higher taxes. But, that’s not the case in California, where the federal government’s campaign to “go green” means converting more than 30 post offices to more efficient, environmentally friendly R-410A cooling systems.
November 19, 2007
Since environmentalism and sustainability are important parts of its curriculum, New York City private school, Ethical Culture Fieldston School (ECFS) practiced what it has preached when it built its new $75 million campus expansion.
October 22, 2007
Honeywell has announced a $3.9 million contract with the city of Battle Creek, Mich., that's expected to save the city more than $190,000 in annual energy and operational costs. It includes installation of a wood chip-heated boiler that will cover up to 90 percent of the heating load for City Hall and police department facilities.
August 27, 2007
Saving energy, saving money, all while protecting the environment! How? Next to heating and cooling, a household’s second largest consumer of energy is the hot water tank, and while some people have heard about a new “free hot water” system available for homes and businesses, few understand exactly how it works.
July 30, 2007
Automating a paper-intensive process is always a good idea. Substantial time savings can be achieved as well as the opportunity to gain more accurate and useful information. Such is the case for Goodman Global Inc. in implementing the new ServiceBench Extended Warranty Solution, which is expected to significantly aid the company, its distributors, and dealers. Read More
July 2, 2007
The board of trustees of the Crockett Independent School District (CISD) in Crockett, Texas, has signed a performance contract with TAC for more than $700,000 in facility upgrades to improve building operations, comfort, and security while enabling the district to better control utility costs.
June 25, 2007
The UltraTech™ communicating system, which will be available later this year, is designed to share information system-wide, improving the installation and reducing callbacks.
May 28, 2007
Conference Center is more than an eye-catching renovation in Salem, Ore.
Energy-efficient features such as deep roof overhangs and window sun control
minimize solar heat gain. Frictionless chillers optimize energy efficiency and
cut operating sound levels. Read More
April 2, 2007
A new ZigBee wireless environmental automation system is enabling hotels of the Westmont Hospitality Group to eliminate energy waste and cut costs up to 40 percent.