Two new energy centers in London’s Stratford City and Kings Yard areas are ready to supply 10 MW of efficient power, heating, and cooling for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games as well as East London’s businesses and residential areas after the Games conclude using GE cogeneration units.
Installation of a 24-foot noise barrier utilizing Acoustifence outdoor sound abatement material at the new Sheboygan Festival Foods store has been completed, ending complaints from nearby residents over high levels of noise from the store’s industrial refrigeration chillers.
Siemens Building Technologies Division announced that Michaels Stores Inc., the major arts and crafts retailer, has rolled out a series of Siemens advanced extensions to the Site Controls™ Energy Management System (EMS).
The University of North Carolina - Asheville (UNCA) expects to cut annual hot water costs in Mills Residence Hall by 29 percent through the installation of a solar hot water system from SolTherm. Compared to its previous energy source, the student dormitory is projected to save more than $81,000 over the life of the system.
Honeywell has announced a water metering and infrastructure renewal program with the Western Virginia Water Authority in Roanoke, Va. The plan will upgrade water meters across the Authority’s customer base and improve energy efficiency at its facilities.
Vehicle thermal management software aids in a/c system design and predicting performance. It allows engineers to access the required tools and libraries to build simulation models, run simulations, and display results graphically.
Siemens Government Technologies announced that the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center has awarded a $16.8 million task order to implement energy conservation upgrades, including a 4.465 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power generating system — the largest to date for the U.S. Army — at the White Sands Missile Range.
EffTec International Inc., provider of a leading water-cooled chiller optimization solution, announced that the company has completed the second add-on installation for a major computer manufacturing customer, bringing the total number of EffTrack™ systems operating at the client’s facilities to three.
CALMAC, a leader in energy storage systems, announced the installation of its IceBank® thermal energy storage tanks at the recently retrofitted Romeoville High School located near Chicago. The installation of a partial energy storage system has resulted in a more efficient cooling system for the building.