Since the Punta Cana airport is within a kilometer of the ocean and its salt air, when working on the new international terminal, it was important to consider the choice of cooling towers that support the chillers for the terminal’s HVAC system.
The challenge of prioritizing IAQ and using high ventilation rates is to cost effectively treat the fresh outdoor air for temperature and humidity. For the past 15 years, Drury Southwest has utilized rotary energy recovery wheels manufactured by Airxchange Inc. in new hotel constructions and HVAC system renovations.
Recent energy legislation enhances Arkansas Energy Performance Contracting program
March 21, 2016
Johnson Controls and Arkansas State University have signed a $15 million energy performance contract that will advance the university's sustainability initiatives, including improvements to HVAC, energy management, lighting, water conservation, waste management, and utility monitoring systems.
Partnering with UGI HVAC and Penn State Hazelton on cogeneration system
February 22, 2016
Mohegan Sun Pocono will install a combined heat and power (CHP) system which will provide a reliable, energy-efficient source for heating and electric power and reduce the facility’s primary energy consumption. Installation of the system by UGI HVAC Enterprises is anticipated to begin in March and be operational by fall 2016.
Project will transform the centers into highly efficient and sustainable facilities
February 8, 2016
Schneider Electric announced a $10 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System, part of the New England Healthcare System (VISN 1).
Smartcool Systems Inc. and Tri-Caribbean Energy (TCE) announced that the Smartcool ECO3, as a part of TCE’s Green Energy Management (GEM) Power Savings Bundle, is reducing energy consumption by 31 percent on refrigeration systems at the Crystal Cove Hotel in Barbados.
The energy and water savings are guaranteed by Siemens
January 4, 2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, has selected Siemens to address energy and water infrastructure needs and improve energy efficiency at the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) via a $24 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC).
Energy and facility improvements guaranteed to reduce energy use by 38%
December 21, 2015
ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced it has signed a contract with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to begin a second phase of extensive energy and facility improvements to federal buildings throughout Southern California.
Improvements include rooftop solar and high-efficiency HVAC and lighting
December 7, 2015
Ameresco Inc. joined officials at the National Archives and Records Administration II (NARA) in College Park, Maryland, to commemorate an award-winning multi-phase energy conservation project which began in 2005.