Case In Point

Boiler retrofit burns off CT manufacturers' gas consumption by 25%

November 1, 2009
New boilers reduced this Connecticut manufacturing facility’s energy costs.In 2007, after nearly ten years in service, countless repairs, deteriorating efficiency, and four consecutive increases in annual natural gas consumption, OFS
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Active chilled beam cooling reduces energy usage 20% in genomics lab

October 1, 2009
Computational fluid dynamics were used to design a chilled beam system for the Genomic Science Building on the University of North Carolina campus. The installation is expected to deliver a
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Muskogee Community Hospital incorporates UVC, geothermal en route to LEED® Gold

October 1, 2009
A geothermal system installed at the Muskogee Community Hospital in Muskogee, OK will save the hospital approximately $144,000 in heating, cooling, and maintenance costs, the hospital predicts.Muskogee Community Hospital in
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Chilled beams win over the humid South

October 1, 2009
A chilled beam installation at the Charles H. Townes Center for Science at Furman University in South Carolina is forecast to save the university 31% in energy costs, which equals
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It's no illusion: VFD technology boosts chiller performance in Las Vegas resort

August 1, 2009
Pacific University used 25% less gas and electricity by installing a zone-controlled heating and cooling system in one of its student housing buildings.In the desert city of Las Vegas, there
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Bronx zoo's green effort gets assist from high-density plastic cooling system

August 1, 2009
High-density polyethylene cooling towers have eliminated corrosion at the Bronx Zoo. (Photo courtesy of Suzanne Bolduc ©WCS.)In many ways, the Bronx Zoo stands in stark contrast to its home in
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Boiler retrofit modernizes system while freeing up showroom floor space

June 1, 2009
A boiler retrofit, including the addition of zone control, cut the heating bills of this generator distributor in half.When Modern Group Ltd. (a privately owned distributor of material handling, construction,
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Hot Water For Each Guest's Room At 55¢ A Day Is A Luxury For Resort

April 1, 2009
One gas-fired water heater replaced two antiquated boilers at this Cape Cod resort, resulting in increased satisfaction and economical hot water for guests.Imagine you are the plant manager for a
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Valves Spells ‘Relief' For New Jersey School District

April 1, 2009
You might think it would take an army of plumbers to meet the day-to-day needs of an entire school district of circa 1960s buildings. Schools take considerable daily abuse from
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Infrared heaters deliver elementary lesson in economical comfort

March 1, 2009
With the skyrocketing costs of energy affecting people of all ages, the students and teachers at the Moffat School in southeastern Colorado learned a valuable lesson in energy efficiency.At an
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