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Hospital Retrofits For Energy Efficiency

How many health care facilities are limping along in terms of mechanical performance but could be running better than ever with one committed round of treatment?
March 1, 2014
Our BAS columnist makes a house call to prescribe one method of applying retrofit expertise, including the success story of a hospital with mysteries or maladies that required attention in VAV and chillers, air handling strategies, OR ventilation, and beyond.
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Lynxspring, Franklin Controls announce partnership

December 11, 2013

Building automation company Lynxspring and Franklin Control Systems have entered into a technology and distribution partnership.


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Honeywell helps CT town improve facilities, cut costs

November 13, 2013

The Connecticut town of Tolland will be saving nearly $600,000 a year in utility and operating expenses thanks to Honeywell.


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Buildings under Control Symposium to tackle security, management

September 5, 2013

The Buildings under Control Symposium will bring together a panel of BAS experts, Oct. 15-16 in Vienna, Austria.


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AHR Expo to feature new building automation, controls sessions

July 15, 2013

Building automation and controls will be featured prominently during the 2014 AHR Expo.


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Honeywell awarded Airbus assembly line project

July 2, 2013

Honeywell has been awarded a $37-million project to build and provide ongoing service and maintenance on a power facility for Airbus’ new assembly site in Mobile, Ala.


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Do No Harm: Protecting IAQ In Health Care Settings

Day-to-day operations and the occasional renovation create two sets of distinct threats to IAQ and patient health.
July 1, 2013
Day-to-day operations and the occasional renovation create two sets of distinct threats to IAQ and patient health. From monitoring stations and magnehelic pressure gauges to multiple resources for design and O&M guidance, the author points to recent projects and current wisdom to create a valuable resource.
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ASHRAE BACnet standard aims for better building automation

April 11, 2013

ASHRAE recently made changes to its newly published BACnet standard, which the association said will encourage smart lighting controls and other building automation controls systems.


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Commissioning

Data Integration During Construction

October 31, 2012
The commissioning agent can steer this to avoid data paralysis later.
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Is Systems Integration Getting Worse?

August 28, 2012
The latest "progress" has yielded its own growing pains and pressures.
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How to Calculate Backup Power Supply Requirements for Your Facility

On-Demand This webinar reviews how to determine power requirements of facility loads; electrical characteristics and impact of different types of loads such as large motors and UPS systems on power supply sizing; acceptable power sources and other constraints applied by building codes; and how software tools can be used to simplify the process of calculating backup power requirements.  

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Engineered Systems Magazine

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Check out the April 2014 issue of Engineered Systems, with features on backup power supply requirements, cyberattacks, and much more!

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Design Flaws

Following up on Howard McKew's April "Tomorrow's Environment" column: Have you ever thought twice about reporting problems with another firm's design? What did you do?
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The Green Energy Management Book

Learn from our experts how to evaluate job opportunities, market your services, sell a Walk-through Survey, target areas for an Energy Audit, calculate energy savings, do retrofit work, and win continuing contracts for retrofit work.

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Tomorrow's Environment Podcast

This series from longtime columnist and chronic forward-thinker Howard McKew covers a lot of ground -- from retrocommissioning to systems training, on toward checklists for drawings and tips for meeting minutes. Click HERE to be taken to the podcast page!

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