Retrofitting Brings Energy-Efficient HVAC to Campbell Junior High

WINCHESTER, Ky. — Before Robert D. Campbell Junior High School’s HVAC system was retrofitted with controllable chilled beam pump modules (CCBPM) in late 2015, the school used ventilators to cool the facility and waited long periods of time for the building’s temperature to change.

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How Recycled Energy Improves Indoor Air Quality

The quality of the air we breathe — both indoors and outdoors — is vital to our overall health. Indoor air pollutants in particular can have a major impact on occupant health if not properly controlled.

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PSE&G Petitions to Extend Energy Efficiency Program

NEWARK, N.J. — Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utilities provider, wants the state to spend $110 million and extend an energy efficiency program that benefits hospitals, multi-family housing units, nonprofits and government agencies.

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Energy Department Invests $6 Million to Research Building Efficiency

WASHINGTON — The Energy Department is funding up to $6 million for four commercial building projects that will help guide owners as they look to adopt energy efficient technologies.
The department estimates commercial buildings consumed about 20 percent of all energy used in the U.S. last year, at a cost of about $180 billion. These buildings are responsible for 18 percent of total U.S. carbon emissions, the department said in a statement.

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