Unique Building Design, Copper Pipe’s Versatility Make It the Best Choice
September 22, 2014
When it came time to install the mechanical and plumbing system at the Nemours/A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware, the shape of the new building created some unforeseen challenges for the contractor.
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.
Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Energy Loan Will Fund Building Retrofit Project
August 18, 2014
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.
Schools Improve HVAC and Lighting, and Raise Their Energy Star Ratings
August 4, 2014
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.
Included Custom Graphics for the Site Plan, Navigation, Semi-Realistic Floor Plans as well as 3D Graphics
July 21, 2014
QA Graphics, a provider of design services for the building automation industry, has completed a unique residential building automation system (BAS) graphics project for New England Energy Controls Inc. (NEEC).
Energy Management System Helps Improve Resident Comfort and Reduce Costs
July 7, 2014
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.
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.
Efficiency Project Will Save Milton Over 1 Million Kilowatt Hours
June 9, 2014
Bluestone Energy Services LLC announced that it has upgraded the mechanical, controls, and lighting systems at Milton Academy, an independent college preparatory boarding and day school, as part of a campus-wide energy efficiency retrofit.
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.
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.