Case In Point

Engineering firm uses software to solve demand mystery, avoid rate hike

October 1, 2010
Submetering and energy profiling were used at this Nebraska office building to cycle on equipment and save money in energy costs.When the time came for Morrissey Engineering, Inc., a successful
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Audit, retrofit exhibit multiple benefits for Maine museum

September 1, 2010
An energy audit saved this Maine museum 40% in electricity costs and reduced its carbon footprint by 54,000 pounds of carbon dioxide.The Maine Discovery Museum, located in Bangor, ME, seeks
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Custom flue pipe retrofit works wonders in a tight space

September 1, 2010
Non-standard 15-in. diameter liners with smaller, custom flanges helped a boiler retrofit fit into the CHA Flannery Senior Apartments in Chicago.Like many buildings of its era, the 47-year-old CHA Flannery
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Humidification makes surprising difference for seniors and staff

August 1, 2010
A new steam humidification system and air exchangers improved IAQ and reduced skin problems for residents of the Middletown Home in Middletown, PA.Humidification makes surprising difference for seniors and staffWhen
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Filters remove corrosive elements, improve air quality

July 1, 2010
Anyone questioning whether air curtains can prevent vehicle emissions and cold winter air infiltration at restaurant drive-thru window stations needs only to talk to Arby’s store #5775 employee, Jessica Varga.If
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Ring protects bearings, calms motors at Time & Life Building

July 1, 2010
Bearing rings installed on the VFDs at the Time & Life Building in New York’s Rockefeller Center protect from electrical bearing damage. Preventive maintenance at a prominent Manhattan building illustrates
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Fastener manufacturer cools down fuel costs with infrared

June 1, 2010
Infrared heating saved this aerospace manufacturing plant $183,000 in combined energy and maintenance costs.Saving energy and improving comfort for over 100 employees topped the list of priorities for Adam Leiferman,
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Superheated steam makes the grade in Ivy League

June 1, 2010
Back-pressure steam turbines reduce Princeton’s carbon footprint by 1,200 pounds annually.In 2008, Princeton University developed a sustainability plan to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to 1990 levels by the year
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Hotel succeeds with waterfront views, upfront BAS needs

June 1, 2010
The Hilton San Diego Bayfront has an integrated controls system that allows for programming of the AHU and central plant and for demand control and energy efficiency sequences.Rising 30 stories
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Property manager recovers utility costs after submeter retrofit

May 28, 2010
Park Plaza Condominiums, a nine-level mixed-use property in Pittsburgh, achieved electrifying results after retrofitting more than 120 submeters over a 35-day period.Located a few blocks from Pittsburgh’s Carnegie-Mellon University, Park
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