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.
Currently on track to become the nation’s first certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Silver hospital, the new $754-million Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital and Eskenazi Health campus in Indianapolis places a considerable emphasis on green design.
Extensive Building Upgrades Expected to Provide $5.3 Million in Annual Savings
April 7, 2014
Honeywell and the U.S. Army have announced a $61 million modernization project at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing Technology Center (JMTC). The project will support infrastructure improvements at the facility that are expected to cut energy use by approximately 35 percent.
Project Is the Largest Solar Installation on any Cultural Institution in the State of Illinois
March 24, 2014
Inovateus Solar LLC installed the solar systems at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium to launch the first phase of the institution’s clean-energy initiative. The solar installer was an integral part of an energy construction project headed by Schneider Electric.
HVAC Contractor Integrates Fleet Management with Field Service Software to Streamline Operations
March 10, 2014
Conditioned Air Inc. has increased overall fleet productivity with the integration of the NexTraq® Fleet Tracking solution and Compusource Ascente field service software. Conditioned Air wanted to move from separate solutions to one integrated system.
BEMS Is Key to Saving Energy, Cutting Costs, and Reducing CO2 Emissions
February 17, 2014
For large multinationals, keeping international business costs well-managed and controlled is a difficult task, but is crucial to ensure continued success in multiple territories. Effectively coordinated international building energy management systems (BEMS) are key to saving energy, cutting costs, and reducing CO2 emissions.
Leading HVACR Distributor Drives Increased Visibility and Service Across its 370 Locations
February 3, 2014
Logility Inc., a supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, announced that Johnstone Supply, a leading cooperative wholesale distributor in the HVACR industry, is seeing continued improvements in its supply chain performance following its upgrade to Logility Voyager Solutions™ Version 8.
Project Extends Cooling Capacity of the Largest Refrigeration System It Has Ever Built
January 20, 2014
Star Refrigeration designed and built Rogerstone Park’s existing refrigeration system in 1999 and extended the plant’s cooling capacity in 2005. In 2013, Star was again chosen to further extend the refrigeration capacity as part of an expansion plan at the site.
Performance Contract Expected to Trim Energy Use and Utility Bills
December 23, 2013
Honeywell announced a retrofit and revitalization project that is expected to save Connecticut’s town of Tolland nearly $600,000 a year in utility and operating expenses, funds that will be used to make energy-efficient upgrades across multiple municipal buildings and four public schools.