McKeesport Area School District in western Pennsylvania is working with ABM, via an energy performance contracting program, to update HVAC systems and make other improvements by saving the district $7.8 million in energy and operating costs.
The global HVAC market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.4% in coming years, reaching an anticipated $296.7 billion in 2030 ( up from $218.8 billion in 2021), according to research from Guidehouse Insights. But a lack of product and system-design knowledge, and a shortage of well-trained experts, will hamper growth.
Amazon has unveiled plans for the buildings that will house its new headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. The company says it will develop 2.8 million square feet of new office space across three 22-story buildings that will “prioritize areas for collaboration, natural light, and a constant interaction with nature.”
The Seattle City Council passed a new energy code that will significantly reduce fossil fuel use in new large buildings. A new ordinance passed by the Seattle City Council bans natural gas for space and water heating in new commercial and apartment buildings taller than three stories.
The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library in Alabama is beginning a project to modernize its energy infrastructure to run more efficiently through the implementation of a new building automation system (BAS) that gives staff better control of the existing HVAC equipment and allows them to manage it more effectively.
A Marriott hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has installed an artificial intelligence solution for HVAC energy efficiency, claiming it is the first in North America to use AI for carbon reduction and energy management.
Cooling as a Service (CaaS) is gathering momentum as demand for sustainable cooling accelerates; nearly 20 companies in Africa, Asia and LAC are pursuing CaaS projects, acco rding to the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE), a Swiss not-for-profit foundation.
A school district in South Carolina will implement a comprehensive infrastructure modernization project that will save the school district more than $28 million in energy costs over the next 20 years. The project will be financed through an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Schneider Electric; the school says this will reduce utility and operating costs by 24% over 15
Connecticut’s Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program surpassed 300 closed projects at the end of 2019, reaching a total of more than $163 million in clean energy financing investment in local businesses.
Honeywell announced today the launch of its Forge Energy Optimization, a cloud-based, closed-loop, machine learning solution that continuously studies a building's energy consumption patterns and automatically adjusts to optimal energy saving settings.
Winners of the elite Environment + Energy Leader Awards program, now it in its eighth year, are selected from across a variety of industries based on their success in providing significant sustainability and energy management results. With the 2020 submission deadline looming, we’re revisiting some of 2019’s Top Product of the Year Award and Top Project of the Year Award
Hudson County, NJ has announced it will make critical improvements to buildings and infrastructure — energy efficient enhancements that will help modernize facilities and deliver long-term savings to the county and its residents.