Across the country, state and local governments are mandating lower building emissions, pushing building owners to full electrification. Building codes and natural gas bans, however, only target new construction.
Facility Little Things Add Up! Help Hotels Manage Their Reservationsmanagers want seamless integration for smarter, more efficient operation
August 20, 2018
Energy represents the single fastest-growing operating cost in the lodging industry, according to the Department of Energy (DOE). Decisions on guest room equipment amplify by dozens or hundreds in a single property. The mechanical systems work on such a scale that any amount of waste can add up to a significant financial loss or missed opportunity while, on the other hand, minor savings in one area can accumulate to an appreciable gain.
Danfoss had a fruitful and satisfying 2018 AHR Expo. Not only was its Turbocor® TTH/TGH High Lift Compressor named the winner of the 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Awards in the Green Building category, the company also took home the coveted Product of the Year award.
The Foundry has a rich history dating back more than a century. Once the former manufacturing campus of Brown & Sharpe, the 13 brick buildings located on 26 acres at the edge of downtown Providence, Rhode Island have been restored into a mixed-use complex.
Construction supply facility reports 40 percent savings
January 9, 2017
Euclid Chemical, based in Cleveland, has been supplying the construction industry with products to improve the strength, appearance, and usability of concrete since 1910. Now a large, multi-national corporation, Euclid Chemical’s main offices are in a two-story, 15,000 square foot building that also contains laboratories where it develops products ranging from sealants to micro synthetic fibers.
Until recently, the building relied upon an aging variable air volume (VAV) system with terminal reheat to keep its offices comfortable and to maintain environmental conditions in the laboratories even though records showed the system had not performed as designed.
Honored for making significant contributions in developing the region’s cleantech industry
November 23, 2016
The CleanTech Alliance named McKinstry winner of its CleanTech Achievement Award for 2016. The award was presented at the CleanTech Alliance Annual Meeting in front of more than 300 business executives, investors, and policymakers from across the Northwest region.