Facilities in Maine, N.J., and Texas are recognized for emission reductions
July 15, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized three facilities with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award for superior performance of their CHP systems. CHP captures the heat produced when electricity is generated and utilizes the waste heat to efficiently provide space heating, cooling, hot water, and steam.
Web-based tool uses basic information to perform a set of custom building energy simulations
July 13, 2015
The New Buildings Institute (NBI) has announced a new, free tool to help building owners, managers, and contractors quickly evaluate the potential energy savings associated with various building retrofits.
After years of declining job figures, American manufacturing may finally be back. This is further evidenced by a BLS report that announced the addition of more than 600,000 manufacturing jobs since January 2010.
The benefits of portables, including speedy implementation, reduced downtime, and cost-effectiveness, are continuing to gain recognition from end users. And, as end users experience these benefits and the resulting uptime, industry experts expect the portable market to continue to heat up.
Keeping people happy and cool isn’t always easy in a crunch, so it’s essential commercial contractors have the right practices in place — including access to portable equipment — to quickly restore cooling in emergency situations.
Since they don’t have to stay in one place, portable cooling units have been known to show up in some pretty unique places. Here’s a closer look at how portable units are serving in some outside-the-box applications.