The Digi-RTU is a control kit designed to improve the energy efficiency of a rooftop HVAC unit
July 27, 2015
As analyzed and reported by California’s Emerging Technologies Coordinating Council, Bes-Tech announced that Southern California Edison tested the company’s Digi-RTU® HVAC Rooftop Optimization Kit and found an energy reduction of up to 40 percent kW and 50 percent kWh.
Combined, the award winners achieved energy savings of over 100 million kWh and $10 million per year
June 12, 2015
The organizing partners of the Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign (ARC) have announced their award winners for excellence in RTU efficiency. ASHRAE, Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Better Buildings Alliance and Federal Energy Management Program launched the campaign in 2013.
Field Test of Advanced Controls in Commercial Buildings Reveals More Savings Than Expected
June 6, 2014
Commercial buildings could cut their HVAC electricity use by an average of 57 percent with advanced energy efficiency controls, according to a year-long trial of the controls at malls, grocery stores, and other buildings across the country.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman highlighted how Minnesota companies and workers are supporting U.S. leadership and global competitiveness in manufacturing during a series of events across the Twin Cities area. One of those events was a tour of Daikin McQuay’s technology center in Plymouth, Minn.
Over the last few decades, rooftop units have moved ahead with numerous technological advances. Both light (3- to 25-ton units) and large commercial packaged rooftop systems (25 tons and up) have matured in style and substance, now offering cleaner air, lower operating costs, more efficient performance, and more.