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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Energy Group completed USE-Analysis Case Study #241, an analysis of a 39-building portfolio. After conducting its fuel consumption study, the company installed a USE Controller™ Energy Management System (EMS) into each building, and the total amount of fuel use was reduced by over 16 percent.
Cisco Systems achieved an estimated saving of $120,000 per year in energy costs via simulation of a data center. Simulation results were used to guide the placement of floor grilles and blanking panels that lowered IT equipment inlet temperatures, making it possible to raise the chilled water set point by 8°F.