The Web-based Building Performance Evaluation System, developed by Aircuity, Inc., recently won a prestigious R&D 100 Award, sponsored by R&D Magazine. The R&D awards annually recognize the 100 most technologically significant new products and processes of the year. Past award winners also include the fax machine, Taxol (an anti-cancer drug), and HDTV. The Aircuity Building Performance Evaluation System is an automated monitoring system that collects and interprets IAQ information using a user-friendly portable monitor and a secure Web-based data management system.
The high-profile equipment involves an efficient, resilient trigeneration plant to provide heating, cooling, and power service. However, UConn’s most critical asset may be its forward-thinking, campus-wide energy strategy. Read more stories in June Issue 2017.