Articles Tagged with ''thermal storage''

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Florida schools raise efficiency grades with ice bank technology

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The St. Lucie County School District (SLCSD) in Florida was receiving failing grades when it came to energy efficiency.
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Chill Out: A Mechanical Study And Chiller Upgrades Revive School Infrastructure

Heating and cooling upgrades for a preparatory boarding school nestled among the trees in Pottstown, PA, wove together the best of 1950s innovation with today’s energy standards
By Amy Meadows, CPSM and George “Gig” Settle, Jr., P.E., LEED® AP, C.E.M., C.M.
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The Hill School, referred to as Hill, was founded in 1851 as The Family Boarding School for Boys and Young Men.
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Ice storage, solar panels a sure bet for California Lottery

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When the California Lottery sought to construct new headquarters, officials wanted a location that would be both functional and save on energy costs.
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Thermal imager: Testo

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The Testo 870 series of thermal imagers is the latest products from Testo. The thermal images are displayed in real time on a 3.5-in LCD view screen.


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Philadelphia high-rise becomes ‘virtual power plant’

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At 1500 Walnut St. in Philadelphia stands a piece of history — a 22-story piece of history to be exact
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A Study In Chilled Water System Retrofits

With fluctuating energy prices, Loma Linda University searched for a cooling solution that would benefit the sprawling campus. Three different thermal energy storage systems were analyzed to find the best fit.
By Shaw Gentry EIT and Lucas B. Hyman P.E., LEED
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Founded in 1905, Loma Linda University (LLU) in Loma Linda, CA, is a growing educational health-science institute and medical center.
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Tall Buildings & Thermal Storage

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ASHRAE takes a look up at the former while the latter is looking up … maybe.


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Health care air conditioner replacement turns into no tall order

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New York City is certainly renowned for the quantity and variety of tall buildings towering over the Manhattan skyline. Many of these structures are at a point where age has taken its toll on mechanical systems and now require replacement. Even if they are still operational, today’s new A/C systems are more energy efficient, making it cost effective for changeout.
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Right Steps For Retrofits

By Kendra Tupper, P.E., LEED® BD+C, ASHRAE BEMP & HPDP
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Achieving deep energy savings is especially challenging when you’re faced with an existing structure with poor orientation, historic preservation requirements, and little space for renewables. The Byron Rogers Federal Office Building’s retrofit is scheduled to be completed in 2013; the post-renovation building is projected to consume less than half the energy it did before.
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Iconic cool: TES and chiller retrofit eases system strain from the other side of Rockefeller Center

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Rockefeller Center is one of the most recognized commercial properties in the world. Defining midtown Manhattan, Rockefeller Center encompasses the six square blocks between Fifth Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas from 48th to 51st Streets. The landmark property consists of approximately 8 million rentable sq ft in ten buildings with unique, internationally recognized architectural features.
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