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5 Reasons to Install Energy-Saving VFD’s

5 Reasons to Install Energy-Saving VFDs Call it a variable speed drive, adjustable frequency drive, adjustable speed drive, AC drive, inverter…

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Preventive vs. Predictive

Do You Use the Wrong HVAC Maintenance Technique? Performing routine HVAC preventive maintenance (PM) can waste time and money and leave…

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Advantages of Design Build for Mechanical Projects

Design-Bid-Build (DBB) has been the dominant form of project delivery for more than half a century, but recent studies show…

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The Facility Manager’s Best Friend

The job of facility manager gets more difficult by the day with societal changes, privacy issues, environmental mandates, increased security…

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Choosing an Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) Provider

Energy as a Service or “EaaS” is such a new and innovative concept that its definition is still somewhat unsettled…

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Using T-O-U Pricing to Reduce Electricity Costs

Electric utilities are frequently under pressure from Federal and state governments to minimize the building of new electricity generating plants…

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Electric Demand Charge Explanation & Tips

Demand charges can make up 50% or more of commercial and industrial electric bills. Furthermore, unlike electricity consumption, demand charges…

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Large-Scale Battery Storage for Hospitals

Electricity is the lifeblood of modern society. It is neat, clean and simple to use. However, storing enough electricity to…

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The High Cost of Summertime Electricity

Intuitively, it seems the demand for electricity should be highest during winter’s cold, dark days. However, it’s the summertime demand…

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Five Reasons Hospitals Should Consider CHP

Hospitals are ideal candidates to use combined heat and power systems (CHP). Instead of buying both fuel (for making steam…

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Freezing Electricity Costs

Air conditioning requires lots of electricity to keep things cool when temperatures go up. While there’s no practical way to…

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Improving Hospital Energy Efficiency

Hospitals use energy…lots of energy. Inpatient hospitals in the U.S. comprise close to 2.5 billion square feet of floorspace and…

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