Matrix HG, Inc. was seeking a software solution to automate their billing, invoicing, and administrative processes.
“There was a lot of paperwork and drawn out processes from start to end. Billing didn’t move fast, and there were many unnecessary steps,” said dispatcher Brittany Myers. In the office, dispatchers used Vista by Viewpoint to create schedules and billing spreadsheets, but they needed better technology than that. Matrix leadership learned that Service Pro would fulfill their operational and clerical needs after just two training sessions with MSI.
At Prairie Meadows, the occupants are families with children, seniors, and people with physical disabilities. Apartments range from 850-1,000 square feet with one, two, and three bedroom options. The phased, $10 million renovation to Prairie Meadows, a 10-building, 180-unit campus, concluded in late 2017. While there was some attention given to cracked sidewalks, kitchen upgrades, and plumbing fixtures, the main focus was an energy retrofit to all of the apartment buildings
HVAC systems play a crucial role in many industrial cooling applications. These systems – composed of cooling towers, chillers and air handlers – are used to cool areas where high heat loads can shut down critical processes. This could stem from machinery that generates extensive heat, or where cooling and ventilation are required to protect temperature- and humidity-sensitive equipment.
The new MHP Medical Center – opened in January 2017 – replaces the 59-year-old Major Hospital in Shelbyville, Indiana. The full-service, replacement hospital occupies 305,000 square feet and houses 55 inpatient beds and 38 outpatient rooms, along with operating rooms and medical office suites. The hospital outside Indianapolis serves patients from throughout southeast Indiana, and beyond.
MHP’s design objectives for the new medical center included using conventional heating and cooling systems in unconventional ways, for significant energy-efficiency gains.
Ventilation and indoor air quality have long been issues of concern for building owners and facility managers across the country. Recent news headlines involving the spread of air-borne diseases and the effects of sick-building syndrome, among other topics, are driving the attention given to these subjects to new levels of alarm. Nowhere is this more evident than within the hospitality industry.
Shifting a career focus from soybeans and corn to tilapia and lettuce, the Goodenough family was in “unchartered waters” as they began a new venture into aquaponics farming. An advanced building control system featuring Weil-McLain Evergreen boilers helped ensure smooth sailing for the first growing season.
In the wake of its three-year-old high school’s nationally renowned sustainability design, Clark County Public Schools has improved upon its chilled beam energy-saving model with the recent HVAC retrofit of a 43-year-old school building.
Five days to give the space a complete comfort face-lift
October 23, 2017
The gruesome battles of Brandywine and Germantown left the American Continental Army defeated, retreating, and in great need for a place of safety from the British Army. In the aftermath of the battles, more than 1,000 American soldiers were killed or wounded and some teetered on the brink of death.
The transaction is valued on a gross basis at approximately $220 million
October 11, 2017
"The addition of ARI significantly strengthens our leadership position in the refrigerant and reclamation industry by enhancing our product offerings, increasing our geographic reach and customer base, and enhancing our sales and distribution capabilities," said Kevin J. Zugibe, chairman and CEO, Hudson Technologies.
LG’s VRF system delivers total tenant comfort in mixed-use mill complex
September 18, 2017
On the National Register of Historic Places, the renovation of The Mill required an update to modern amenities with limited modifications of the building’s envelope. In addition to the preservation of the structure, the developer also desired to make the building a net-zero facility in the future, with plans to restore the turbine of the pre-existing hydro-electric dam.