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Siemens Performance Contract Puts Local Contractors to Work

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Through a $7.2 million energy savings performance contract, Siemens Building Technologies announced it is helping the city of Merced, Calif., reduce its energy consumption while supporting local jobs by hiring local subcontractors to deliver the project.


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Memphis City Schools Selects EnerNOC to Improve System-Wide Energy Use

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EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy efficiency applications and solutions for commercial, institutional, and industrial customers, announced that Memphis City Schools has deployed its EfficiencySMART™ Insight application in order to reduce overall energy consumption across 25 locations.


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Thermal Energy Storage Helps Exceed Payback Expectations

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At Yardmen Arena in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, rather than just replacing the aging mechanical system with an updated version, city officials looked for a more energy efficient solution, ultimately settling on an ice storage system.


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Yearout Mechanical Uses Textura to Standardize and Streamline Billing

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Yearout Mechanical Inc., a mechanical contractor with projects throughout New Mexico, announced that it has adopted Textura—Construction Payment Management (CPM) to manage its projects, subcontractors, and material suppliers.


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Removable Insulation Jackets Help Make Steam System Safer

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Operating under a joint venture with Albin Carlson & Co., Patrick Energy was awarded a design-build contract to replace the aging steam system and support infrastructure at the Soo Locks.


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Indiana State Graduates to Engineered Plastic Cooling Towers

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An area where overhead can be contained or reduced is in the operation of the chilled water systems that support a/c throughout college campuses, specifically the cooling towers.


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Standard Solar Greens Atlantic City With 2,500-Panel Solar Electric System

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Standard Solar Inc., a leader in the development, installation, and financing of solar electric systems for commercial, government, and residential customers, has announced plans to develop a 598 kilowatt solar electric system for the city of Atlantic City, N.J., marking its entrance into the New Jersey market.
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Schneider Electric to Provide Efficiency Solutions to North Carolina State University

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Schneider Electric has announced a $20 million performance contract with North Carolina State University to provide sustainable, clean energy projects in 1.6 million square feet of building space across 13 campus facilities. The contract consists of facility improvements, equipment upgrades, and energy efficiency techniques.
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Honeywell Helps University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Reduce Utility Costs and Emissions

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Honeywell announced it has completed the company’s first energy-efficient building upgrades at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), which will save the school an estimated $620,000 in annual energy costs. The work is part of a multi-phase, $21.7-million energy conservation and infrastructure renewal program.
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BP Air Conditioning Chooses FieldConnect for Remote Technician Access

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BP Air Conditioning Corp., a leader in HVAC systems maintenance and service in New York City, is now using FieldConnect’s software solutions and Android tablets to manage its field service operations, it was announced by FieldConnect President, Rick Galyean.
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