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Ask the Expert: When Does VRF Make Sense? Part II

Ask the Expert: When Does VRF Make Sense? Part II

Technical Information on Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems Adam Allington and Chris Zimbelman for Zondits, December 17, 2015 Answer: A few months ago we asked the question when does VRF make sense? In short, the answer was that these systems are ideal in buildings with different rooms or zones that have varying occupancy schedules, activities, and temperature

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California Expands Energy Efficiency Opportunities

Making strides for greater energy efficiency in California Intelligent Utility, November 18, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash Governor Jerry Brown, joined by a diverse group of utilities and industry partners, made history recently by signing into law California’s most ambitious climate goals to date. The Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (also known as Senate

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The Honda Smart Home – An Experiment in Efficiency

What It’s Like to Live in This Smart, Energy-Efficient Home of the Future Smithsonian, July 22, 2015. Image credit: HondaSmartHome The Honda Smart Home, completed last spring, is an experiment in efficiency. With 1,944 square feet of comfortable living space, the structure uses 75 percent less energy and three times less water than a typical

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