City of Beaufort Partners with Johnson Controls for Energy Savings Performance Contract

The contract between Beaufort and Johnson Controls is expected to generate $5.4 million in savings over 15 years for the city.

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ComEd Awards Largest Energy Incentive Check in History for Chicago Commercial Building

The energy efficiency retrofit included replacing 950 old pneumatic thermostats with the Cypress Envirosystems Wireless Pneumatic Thermostat system.

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Water Source Heat Pumps

New A-Vintage horizontal and vertical water source heat pumps from Mammoth provide industry-leading energy efficiency in geothermal and boiler/tower heating and cooling applications. With an energy efficiency ratio of up to 21 and a coefficient of performance of up to 5.6, the pumps can help lower energy consumption, operating costs and the carbon footprint of an HVAC system over its life cycle.  In addition, the units can contribute to higher energy rebates and help earn the maximum eligible points for optimizing energy efficiency in pursuit of LEED certification.

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Commercial Energy System

PROMOTION — More and more, schools are considering renewable energy options to cost-effectively meet their energy needs. Lennox’ patent-pending SunSource® Commercial Energy System collects energy from the sun, feeds it directly into Lennox’ solar-ready Energence® rooftop unit, and supplies any excess electricity to the rest of the building or to the power grid.

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No-Touch Cleaning System

Designed to remove the maximum amount of soil, bacteria, and other biopollution, Kaivac’s patented No-Touch Cleaning systems combine an indoor pressure washer, a powerful wet vacuum and chemistry into an integrated system. Empowering workers to hygienically clean without touching contaminated surfaces, these systems not only clean better, but also cut labor, chemical, and equipment costs while raising worker morale and image.

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Versatile Plumbing Solution

A typical vacuum system can reduce potable water consumption for toilets by 68 percent with a highly efficient vacuum flush toilet requiring only a half gallon per flush. Of the many benefits vacuum plumbing offers, the water and waste treatment savings are one of the most important features of this technology. The water savings can be thousands of dollars and millions of gallons per year for larger applications.
 

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Remote Room Monitor

Bronze Craft has developed a solar-powered wireless device, the Smart Window Hardware, for remote monitoring of ambient room conditions, window security, and window performance. The product is designed to integrate with both new and existing Building Automation Systems using the ZigBee wireless standard, and mounts wirelessly on the window frame to monitor light, temperature, humidity, and window hardware status.

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Building Energy Monitor

As a way to streamline the integration process of the Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard, graphic development company QA Graphics presents a web interface for the Metasys building management system. Some energy monitors require a hardware component to integrate the application with a building’s control system, but QA Graphics’ new web application eliminates the hardware need to reduce setup time and make the integration process easier.

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Occupancy Sensors

Leviton’s line of occupancy sensors meets NAFTA requirements and conforms to the provisions of the Buy American Act, which makes it ideal for government installations, according to the company. The sensors feature all-digital, microprocessor circuitry that continually analyzes real-time occupancy patterns. Passive-infrared models are available in a variety of mount types and styles.
 
 
 

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Floor Cleaner

The GreenLink Neutral Floor Cleaner from Zep Inc. is a low-foam, neutral-pH, general purpose cleaner designed for most floors, including finished floors, according to the manufacturer. The floor cleaner is Green Seal certified and part of Zep’s GreenLink line of environmentally preferred products — all designed to minimize negative impacts on the environment.  It contains no VOCs or APEs.  The cleaner rinses easily, leaving a film-free surface.  Available in gallon bottles, 5-gallon pails and 20-gallon drums.  

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