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Cereal giant acquires a taste for smarter cooling

When it comes to cereal, the Kellogg Company has made its mark at the breakfast table. Today, as more companies strive toward sustainability, Kellogg is aiming to leave a positive mark on the environment.
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Doubling Energy Productivity by 2030

Meeting future challenges will require the deployment of existing, proven technologies — and a holistic approach to buildings.
While energy efficiency remains at the forefront of trends impacting the HVACR industry, it’s not only efficiency that the industry — and country — needs to be thinking about.
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USGBC, BCSE join U.N. sustainable energy program

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) have joined the Global Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform.


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District Chilled Water Systems Design: A Tale Of Two Footprints

Circumstances converged to construct a pair of plants on campus in a short timeframe. However, these projects weren’t identical twins by any means: different needs, locations, and other factors drove some major differences, from cooling towers to standby power.
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Building Program To Basis Of Design For An Office Space Tenant Retrofit Building Project

The majority of, if not all, office buildings will go through a series of office space retrofits over the course of time
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Tomorrow’s Environment

Third-Party Troubleshooting Review - Part 2

Mapping out the system and walking to conclusions will go a long way in solving mechanical errors.
Continuing on with Part 2 of the discussion on troubleshooting problematic HVAC systems and buildings, I want to get a little more detailed with how to grasp the big picture when starting out with problem solving an installation.
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DOE updates reference standard for commercial buildings to 90.1-2013

Following preliminary analysis that ASHRAE/IES’s 2013 energy efficiency standard contains energy savings over the 2010 standard, the DOE has issued a ruling establishing the 2013 standard as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes.


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Designs That Integrate — Applying ASHRAE 90.1

Luxury retail, data centers, retrofitted corporate space … they all had to meet 90.1. From lighting upgrades to custom coils on a factory chiller, explore specifics while absorbing the message to increase team integration earlier in the process.
ASHRAE 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings, has served as a benchmark for both new and retrofit commercial building design for the last 35 years and continues to lead today’s sustainably minded business culture.
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Auditorium Overhaul

Since opening in November 1929, Northrop Auditorium has served the University of Minnesota as a venue for music, dance, traveling roadshows, and convocations in its auditorium.
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Historic abbey’s school considers boiler upgrades a blessing

Founded by the English Benedictine community in 1926, the Portsmouth Abbey School is a coeducational, high school academy that sits on a 500-acre campus on the shores of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island
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