IoT

IoT Technologies Being Put to Use in College Campuses

‘Smart’ Campuses Invest in the Internet of Things Campus Technology, August 24, 2017 At Sun Devil Stadium on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, sensors connected to the WiFi and cellular network collect temperature, humidity and noise data for use by facilities staff. As part of a longstanding cheering contest, the noise data analysis identifies […]

ultra-low energy

Ultra-low Energy Buildings Trend Extends to Commercial Buildings

Commercial Building Retrofits Follow Ultra-Low Energy Trend Energy Manager Today, August 7, 2017 The ultra-low energy trend has finally expanded from new building construction to envelop retrofits for commercial buildings, according to a 2017 white paper from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Ultra-low energy buildings are defined as ones that produce as much energy […]

Hvac system

Old HVAC Systems Are Being Replaced With Energy Efficient Systems

High-performance buildings exemplify the effectiveness of HVAC energy-efficiency retrofits achrnews.com, July 17, 2017 HVAC systems in commercial buildings consume a lot of energy, which is why many building owners and managers are looking at replacing their older, inefficient equipment with new high-performing systems. The buildings discussed below offer a good representation of the types of […]

Ensinger

Ensinger’s Aluminum-Framed Glass Walls Designed for Efficiency

Aluminum systems more energy efficient than wood Glass on Web, July 10, 2017 Ensinger celebrates insulbar insulating profiles with a major order from Western Windows Systems for North America. Ensinger equips the Series 7000 from Western Window Systems with insulbar. Using this superior thermal barrier technology, the major US system manufacturer has developed twelve new […]