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Case Study #2: Balanced HVAC Loads Keep Everyone Happy

Posted by Encycle on Feb 22, 2018 4:23:21 PM

Taking Better Care of Man's Best Friend!

Real World Energy Efficiency Optimizations: Small-Box Retail Pet Stores

 

Welcome to the second in our series of case studies focused on how retail and C&I organizations can improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions by gaining better and individualized control over their rooftop air-conditioning units. In this new story, we focus on the unique needs of a pet store chain whose occupants bring with them high levels of moisture (fish), heat (snakes) and many other unusual realities that result in multiple micro-climates within one single space. 

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Topics: HVAC efficiency, Building automation, building energy management, building management system, building energy efficiency

Real World Energy Efficiency Savings: Theaters

Posted by Luis Bedolla on Nov 16, 2017 11:16:00 AM

Harnessing New Efficiencies in HVAC Usage: A Case Study

 

When it comes to building energy efficiency, not all buildings are created equal.  In fact, there are dramatic differences from building to building that render a “once size fits all” approach to building energy efficiency considerably less than optimally effective.  This is especially true when it comes to HVAC energy efficiency in C&I buildings because these buildings use more than half of the electricity consumed in developed countries like the U.S. and Canada, and HVAC units account for a considerable percentage of this energy. 

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Topics: HVAC efficiency, Building automation, building energy management, building management system, building energy efficiency

Dear Advisor: Advice on Your Most Pressing HVAC Efficiency Questions

Posted by Robert Chiste on Sep 7, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Dear Advisor: I just joined an HVAC engineering design firm, and my boss told me that I only have one week to produce a new HVAC design for our key customer’s flagship building. He also said the design needs to meet the highest attainable sustainability goals because it will be a shining, showcase example of the best-of-the-best for the entire organization.  Help!!!  I’m petrified.

Dear Petrified:  Stay calm and never give up, my friend. Just study what makes a championship basketball team — and follow the same rules.

Dear Advisor: Huh?  

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Topics: Biomimicry, HVAC Control, building energy management, building management system, building energy efficiency