Honeywell has announced that all necessary regulatory approvals have been received for its acquisition of the Elster Division of Melrose Industries plc and it now anticipates to close the transaction on December 29, 2015.
A survey of nearly 500 buildings across seven major U.S. cities by Honeywell and KRC Research shows that building operators prioritize the safety and security of their facilities over sustainability and productivity.
Honeywell has introduced the Command and Control Suite, which the company says turns complex facility data into recommendations and easy-to-implement changes that help boost business outcomes — lowering costs, minimizing risk, and reducing downtime.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.