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ASHRAE bEQ program now qualifies as Florida energy rating system

June 27, 2014

ASHRAE has announced that its building energy rating and labeling program known as Building Energy Quotient (bEQ) now qualifies as an energy rating option for buildings in the state of Florida.


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VRF System: LG Electronics USA Commercial Air Conditioning

June 9, 2014

LG Electronics USA has announced the U.S. availability of the LG Multi V Water IV water source unit, a new VRF HVAC system that comes in two configurations: heat pump and heat recovery. Both systems can accommodate up to 64 thermal zones with technology that allows the user to pipe farther, reaching distant areas of a building.


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VSD Retrofit For Lab Fume Hood Exhaust System

When you’re a student working with toxic chemicals, jarring alarms are not exactly a desired part of your process.
June 1, 2014
Control recommissioning in existing buildings presents an excellent opportunity to not only save energy, but to fix operational deficiencies and work with the building’s occupants to reduce complaints.
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Boilers Outside The Box

O&M and upgrade tactics can make a real difference for those who decide to focus on improvements short of purchasing a new unit.
June 1, 2014
When I was young, I used to love watching magicians and was amazed how they would pull something out of what appeared to be an empty hat.
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DOE takes first step in updating commercial buildings reference standard

May 20, 2014

Preliminary analysis from the U.S. Department of Energy shows that the ASHRAE/IES’s 2013 energy efficiency standard contains energy savings over the 2010 standard of 8.5% source energy and 7.6% site energy.


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Honeywell applauds Obama’s commitment to energy efficient federal buildings

May 12, 2014

Honeywell says it supports President Obama’s plans to make $2 billion in efficiency-focused upgrades to federal facilities by 2016.


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Exhaust fans: Greenheck

May 5, 2014

Greenheck’s new ceiling exhaust fan Models SP-80 and SP-110 feature energy efficient EC motor technology. According to the company, they have been designed for nearly silent operation. An adjustable low-cfm setting allows precise adjustment to prevent over-ventilating and maximize efficiency, while an adjustable time delay sets how long the fan will run on high speed before returning to a continuous lower speed.


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HRVs and ERVs For Classroom Ventilation Applications

Recovering sensible or total heat, wheels or cubes, optional add-ons like fans and filters and assorted sensors ... it takes some homework to specify the right energy-saving recovery ventilator for your school application.
May 1, 2014
It doesn’t get much more sensitive in HVAC design than designing ventilation systems for the schools that our youth occupy during their learning years.
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Honeywell helps reinvigorate vacant apartment complex

April 23, 2014

Honeywell has helped the Harrisburg Housing Authority (HHA) lead an initiative to refurbish and reopen the vacant Jackson Towers apartment complex in Harrisburg, PA.


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DOE to fund small business energy efficiency projects

March 31, 2014

The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) awarded $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects.


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Improving Cooling and PUE in Existing Data Centers

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