July 19, 2010
The average grocery store spends two thirds of its electricity bill on HVACR, noted Hussmann Corp. To meet customer demand for systems that optimize operational and energy efficiency, Hussmann said it has launched 12 new solutions over the past 24 months.
July 5, 2010
The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) and Honeywell announced plans to implement an energy-efficiency and facility renewal program to help the housing authority cut utility costs, upgrade its facilities, and reduce environmental impact for its properties.
June 14, 2010
Klein Independent School District (KISD) estimates that it will save approximately $150,000 per year in energy costs following the installation of Uniphy network thermostats, a web-enabled intelligent network thermostat created by Proliphix.
May 31, 2010
Telkonet Inc. announced that its Telkonet SmartEnergy™ (TSE) energy management system has been selected for installation in over 3,000 units of an East Coast military base’s housing. Telkonet said it was chosen because of the energy savings achievable with its SS1107 line, a versatile system for older PTAC units.
May 10, 2010
According to the HVACR engineers responsible for cooling operations at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), DOWTHERM™ SR-1 Heat Transfer Fluid is making “green sense” at the university, allowing FGCU to not only reduce its carbon footprint, but also save money.
April 19, 2010
Dina’s Interiors & Leather offers some of the finest upscale and custom furniture in New Jersey. Spotlights flood its large floor space with light, showcasing the store’s array of furniture, but the owners are no longer worried about their power bill. That’s due to the state-of-the-art photovoltaic (PV) system on the roof.
March 29, 2010
Most air conditioning and refrigeration equipment now can readily reduce compressor horsepower, fan horsepower, OEM cost, and operating cost to the consumer by 50 percent. How? Through a new coil technology.
March 15, 2010
U.S. Energy Group completed USE-Analysis Case Study #241, an analysis of a 39-building portfolio. After conducting its fuel consumption study, the company installed a USE Controller™ Energy Management System (EMS) into each building, and the total amount of fuel use was reduced by over 16 percent.
February 15, 2010
Cisco Systems achieved an estimated saving of $120,000 per year in energy costs via simulation of a data center. Simulation results were used to guide the placement of floor grilles and blanking panels that lowered IT equipment inlet temperatures, making it possible to raise the chilled water set point by 8°F.
January 18, 2010
Lone Star College System in Texas is updating facilities across eight campuses to be more comfortable, safe, and sustainable for students, staff, and visitors. Johnson Controls is overseeing the energy savings program that is projected to save more than $65 million in energy costs over the next 20 years.