Archive for the ‘HVAC’ Category

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Understanding Today’s Energy Pricing

Posted on January 7th, 2014 by

Energy costs are one of the greatest concerns of commercial building managers. Utility bills are constantly monitored and there are ongoing initiatives to improve energy[...]
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Moving Towards Energy Efficiency? Retrofit with Smart Air-Conditioning

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by

  Industry analysts such as Navigant Research predict a two-fold increase in the market for energy efficiency projects and retrofits in commercial buildings, reaching $152[...]
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Miami Beach City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishments

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by

The City of Miami Beach strives to be a leader in energy conservation and sustainable strategies.  While we hope all of our residents, businesses and[...]

Don’t Dismiss Thermal Energy Storage

Posted on December 4th, 2012 by

It’s a fact that’s hard to swallow. The United States not only over-produces energy, but it also wastes nearly 70 percent[1] of the energy it[...]

Fan Energy – The Often Overlooked Energy Hog

Posted on November 20th, 2012 by

HVAC accounts for about 40 percent of the energy used in U.S. commercial and residential buildings, making HVAC systems a logical focus for potential cost[...]

Outside Ventilation Air – How it impacts Energy Consumption

Posted on June 15th, 2012 by

As we have discussed previously in The Daily Energy Report, the right filtration system can shave off up to 2/3 of a building’s operating costs. [...]

Thermal Energy Storage is the Answer The question – How Do We Solve the Demand on the Grid?

Posted on April 13th, 2012 by

The future of energy and the Smart Grid is dependent on smarter buildings that use disruptive technologies such as energy storage and building automation to[...]

How Sustainable Facilities are Reducing Energy Costs with Filtration

Posted on March 26th, 2012 by

    More and more North American companies are following a trend that was established in Europe several years ago. Corporate sustainability. Most, if not[...]

Insulation: A Key Factor In Sustainable Schools

Posted on December 13th, 2011 by

Schools are where children – bright, energetic, and ready to learn and grow – first see society at work.  It’s where they learn how to[...]

Market Disruption Driving Creative Strategies in the Demand-Side Management Space

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by

Wrenching transformation and consolidation is sweeping across the once stable and conservative lighting industry.  New technologies such as LEDs, digital networks and wireless communications are displacing legacy[...]

Increasing Building Operating Efficiency through Proper Air Handling System Selection and Installation

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by

From new construction to renovations and additions, improving energy efficiency continues to be a primary focus for today’s builders. Contributing to this demand is the[...]

Funding Solutions for Energy Projects in a Post-Stimulus World

Posted on August 5th, 2011 by

Faced with a combination of ongoing municipal and state budget cuts, pressure from citizens to keep taxes low and the looming energy efficiency mandates that[...]

Overcoming Oil Fouling and Increasing Heat Transfer through Nucleo Molecular Regenerative Technology

Posted on March 6th, 2011 by

The application of Nucleo Molecular Regenerative Technology™ (NMR™) fits in-line with any company’s goal of making near-term, measurable improvements to energy conservation and carbon footprint[...]

Achieving Central Plant Optimization

Posted on February 7th, 2011 by

Buildings – big and small, old and new – are collectively the largest consumers of energy worldwide. Within each individual building, the heating, ventilation and[...]

What Is Evaporative Cooling?

Posted on January 20th, 2011 by

We get the calls every year… “My building is too hot, please come out as soon as possible.”  Thousands of dollars get wasted on temporary[...]

Advantages of Thermal Energy Storage Systems

Posted on January 2nd, 2011 by

In the early days of air-conditioning, electricity was plentiful and cheap, which enabled the building industry to provide almost all commercial buildings with comfort cooling. [...]