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Is CHP a Good Match for Your Facility?

There’s no lack of articles promoting the advantages of combined heat and power (CHP) applications for commercial, industrial and institutional…

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Using DG to Improve PQ

Estimates suggest that Power Quality (PQ) problems cost U.S. businesses nearly $180 billion of dollars per year. In most cases…

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The Color of Hydrogen: Green

When you think of renewable energy sources, be sure to include green hydrogen. Its support of renewable energy sources such…

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The 4Cs of Design Build: Cooperate, Collaborate, Coordinate, Communicate

From the start of recorded history through the early 1800s, a master builder would design and construct a building in…

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The Future of MEP: Modularized & Lean

Today, an increasing number of buildings are being constructed in much the same way as nuclear aircraft carriers. Modularization and…

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Why Commission Your Existing Building?

Why Commission Your Existing Building? No one knows better than the non-profit Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) that, “The majority of existing…

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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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