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April 17, 2012: Researchers Aim to Develop Smart Building Envelopes to Reduce Energy Costs

April 17, 2012
Within the envelopes of commercial and residential buildings rests the promise of major, new energy efficiencies in the built environment, according to University of Michigan researchers.


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April 16, 2012: GSA Slates 30 Federal Buildings for Maximum Energy Retrofits

April 16, 2012
The GSA announced that 30 of its federal buildings are participating in a challenge to achieve what it calls “deep energy savings.” The Deep Retrofit Challenge is asking energy service companies to make these buildings significantly more energy efficient using energy service performance contracts (ESPCs).


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Museum Earns ASHRAE Award

April 16, 2012
Representatives from Brady, a North Carolina building solutions provider, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) recently honored the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) with the ASHRAE Technology award.


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DOE Unveils Online Training Course

April 16, 2012
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced the availability of an online training course to help building owners, operators, contractors, and students “retune” commercial buildings.


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North Carolina Museum Earns ASHRAE Award

April 16, 2012
Representatives from Brady, a North Carolina building solutions provider, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) honored the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) with the ASHRAE Technology award.


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April 11, 2012: Honeywell’s Attune Advisory Services to Help Cut Building Energy and Operating Costs

April 11, 2012
Honeywell has introduced its new Attune™ Advisory Services, a suite of services that combines cloud-based tools and analytics with a global network of operations centers and energy and facility experts, to provide enhancements that the company says can reduce building utility bills and operating expenses up to 20 percent.


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Letters From Our Readers: April 9, 2012

April 9, 2012
This letter is in response to Cherie Preville’s articles “HVAC’s Developing Role in HP Buildings,” and “Lessons Learned from High-Performance Projects,” March 19.


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April 2, 2012: Building Operation and Maintenance Guideline Is Now Available

April 2, 2012
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has announced a newly published guideline, ASHRAE Guideline 32-2012, Sustainable, High Performance Operation and Maintenance, that the organization says provides guidance on optimizing the operation and maintenance of buildings.


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DOE Offers $5.2M to HVAC Projects

April 2, 2012
As part of the Obama administration’s blueprint for an American economy built to last, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the availability of up to $5.2 million in fiscal year 2012 to develop improved building efficiency technologies, including advanced heating and cooling systems.


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Compressor, ACR, and High-Performance Conferences to Be Held in July

March 26, 2012
Purdue University will host three concurrent conferences with HVACR emphasis July 16-19. The concurrent conferences are the 21st International Compressor Engineering Conference, the 14th International Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Conference, and the 2nd International High Performance Buildings Conference.


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