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SmartStruxure Solution Provides Tenant Comfort and Energy Efficiency

Helps in Attaining LEED Certification

Lincoln Property Co., a national real estate services firm that manages One Burlington Business Center in Burlington, Massachusetts, for an equity firm, turned to Schneider Electric for assistance when the owners decided to pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.


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Honeywell Helps Coe College Graduate to Next Level of Sustainability

Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Energy Loan Will Fund Building Retrofit Project

Honeywell has launched a campus-wide energy efficiency retrofit project for Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that is expected to decrease the college’s electricity use by 25 percent and natural gas consumption by almost 50 percent, and deliver approximately $220,000 in guaranteed energy and operational savings each year.


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Upgrades Enable School District to Save More Than $160,000

Schools Improve HVAC and Lighting, and Raise Their Energy Star Ratings

The Fort LeBoeuf School District in Pennsylvania is saving more than $160,000 annually after completing a multi-phase facility enhancement program. InsideIQ™ Building Automation Alliance member SmartEdge completed HVAC, controls, and other upgrades designed to lower utility costs and resolve infrastructure problems.


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Telkonet Improves Senior Housing Comfort in Denver

Energy Management System Helps Improve Resident Comfort and Reduce Costs

Telkonet Inc. announced the installation of its EcoSmart energy management system at Denver Housing Authority’s (DHA) Barney Ford Heights subsidized housing facility. Located in downtown Denver, Barney Ford Heights provides subsidized housing to nearly 100 seniors.


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Boosting Cooling Tower Price-Performance Ratio

Value Added Can Tip the Scales

When evaluating the purchase of most types of capital equipment, the obvious factor to consider is price/performance. Yet, an important factor that most people would agree should not be overlooked is value added, an amenity or service — such as warranty or engineering assistance — that substantially increases worth.


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Test Tools Take to the Cloud

Measurement Data Links with Smartphones

Familiar Fluke test tools have found their way to the cloud. Fluke Connect™ has been developed to allow technicians to wirelessly transmit measurement data from their test tools to smartphones for secure storage on FlukeCloud™. The cloud system also allows colleagues access to the same data.


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Putting Energy Saving on the Menu

McDonald’s Cuts Costs and Increases Sustainability Thanks to Energy Management

McDonald’s has recognized the benefits of building energy management systems, and has installed solutions from Trend Controls in restaurant outlets across northern Europe. This not only reduces costs, but helps make the renowned hamburger seller one of the world’s most sustainable quick service restaurant chains.


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