Building Technology, HVAC

Thermal Storage Applications – A Trip to the Future

19 Mar , 2020  

Written by Max Ma, ERS In the pre-industrial world, those seeking refuge from the blistering summer heat might have turned to ice harvested from mountain tops or caves. Such a precious form of cool technology was made obsolete with the advent of mechanical air-conditioning. However, now that electric demand charges make us sweat more than […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Energy Efficiency Upgrades Are a Win-Win for Easton Area School Board

15 Jun , 2015  

Easton Area district may get $8 million in energy efficiency upgrades Lehigh Valley Live, June 15, 2015. Image credit: Taken Constellation NewEnergy officials said the upgrades in lighting, heating, cooling and other systems would pay for themselves in 16.3 years. With interest and financing costs, the project is $10.7 million. Ted Hughes of Constellation said […]

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Building Technology, HVAC

HVAC Installations Incorporating Green Elements

24 Oct , 2014  

Green projects are constantly underway throughout the nation and HVAC contractors have embarked upon a number of environmentally conscious efforts, showcasing innovative displays of green awareness that improve energy efficiency and are cost-effective.

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Industrial Technology, Process

Ask the Expert: Are Pressure Independent Valves Worth the Hype?

10 Oct , 2014  

The pressure independent valves can provide real savings in systems that have the low delta T syndrome, which seems to affect a lot of campus style centralized chilled water/hot water systems. The low delta T situation is mostly encountered during part load conditions and is manifested in excessive pumping.

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