Advanced Plastic Cooling Towers Help Ensure Reliability
August 19, 2013
The advantages of using high-density polyethylene (HDPE)-based “plastic” cooling towers have been well received in the commercial and industrial sectors of the United States. Now the technology is being introduced internationally, with installations at two notable projects in the Middle East.
A/C Savings Redirected Toward Maintenance and Purchase of Grinding Equipment
August 12, 2013
Coolerado has announced that Ram Grinding, a high-precision industrial grinding facility located in Arvada, Colo., has been able to save over $5,000 annually in cooling costs for its 7,200-square-foot facility through the use of Coolerado’s indirect evaporative cooling technology.
Honeywell to Oversee Operation and Maintenance through 10-year Agreement
August 5, 2013
Honeywell announced it has been awarded a $37 million project to build and provide ongoing service and maintenance on a power facility for Airbus’ new assembly site in Mobile, Ala., the aviation company’s first aircraft manufacturing operation in the United States.
Silver Bullet’s Technology Reduces Water, Electricity, and Chemical Use in Buildings
July 22, 2013
A historic downtown hotel, the Willard InterContinental, and three top D.C. property developers and owners, joined with Silver Bullet, a water treatment company, to introduce a commercially available system that significantly increases building sustainability by cutting water, electricity, and chemical use in commercial buildings.
Cost-Efficient Control and Visualization for Water Recooling Systems
July 8, 2013
A manufacturer which has been building water recooling systems for more than 20 years started relying on PLC-based controllers in 1995. Now, the company has taken the next technological step to make its solutions even more flexible, economical, and sustainable.
Hybrid Units Provide a 12 Percent Reduction in Resort’s Energy Bill
June 10, 2013
The Cove at Yarmouth, located in West Yarmouth, Mass., was throwing money down the drain with its former hot water heaters. Eventually, the resort’s general manager decided to make a change. Murphy’s Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing recommended the Eternal hybrid water heater.
SolarCity® has announced a 1.5-megawatt (MW) solar power project that will bring renewable energy to eight Barstow Unified School District (BUSD) schools and facilities. The solar installations are expected to save the district $112,000 in their first year and roughly $5.3 million over the next 20 years.
LodgeNet Healthcare, a leading provider of integrated patient communication solutions, announced that its environmental control project with Siemens Industry Inc.’s Building Technologies Division has gone live at Maple Grove Hospital in Maple Grove, Minn.
KB Home and SunPower Corp. came together for a special event in Lancaster, Calif., celebrating the 1,000th new home built by KB with a SunPower solar power system. More than 200 of these homes are in Lancaster, a city focused on advancing the use of solar power.