Media tagged with "Energy Efficiency"

Dec
30

Design with IAQ in Mind

Tags: Health Care, Data Center, Energy Efficiency

Article | ACHR News  (December 2016)

Poor IAQ is a major concern for both American citizens and the U.S. economy, because it can impact the health comfort, and productivity of building occupants. Inadequate ventilations, chemical contamination, microbial contamination, and other common IAQ problems can contribute to an unhealthy indoor environment.

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May
30

Check into Hotel, Motel, Resort High-Tech Designs: Electrical/Lighting/Power and Fire/Life Safety

Tags: Energy Efficiency, Hospitality, Healthcare Facilities

Article | CSE Magazine

Southland Industries’ Steve Mulcahy joined a panel of industry experts to discuss how challenging it is to deliver unique design concepts and ensure these structures are in compliance specifically in regards to electrical/lighting/power and fire/life safety.

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Nov
03

Building an Energy Efficient Healthcare Facility

Tags: Healthcare Facilities, Energy Efficiency

Article | Heathcare Facilities Today  (October 2016)
In 2008, St. Jude Medical Center Hospital in Fullerton, California, assembled a team to build an energy efficient patient care tower.

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Nov
03

Coordination and Efficiency: Hallmarks of St. Luke’s Campus Construction

Tags: Health Care, Lean Construction, Energy Efficiency

Article | ASHE  (Fall 2016)
Any multifaceted task requires an effective process or workflow to achieve a successful outcome. To read more, click here

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Aug
22

Green Data Centers: Design to Operation

Tags: Energy Efficiency, Data Center, Mission Critical

Article | Mission Critical  (August 2016)
The velocity of data growth in combination with today’s cloud-centric environment is driving the development of new data centers seemingly every day.

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Jul
29

HVAC’s Role in Net-Zero Buildings

Tags: Energy Efficiency, Engineer, Controls

Article | ACHR News 
Heating and cooling systems are key players in net-zero-energy building projects. Net-zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) employ the latest materials, technologies, practices, and controls in order to not only minimize energy use, but also produce as much or more energy than the building consumes.

 
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Jul
15

Energy Code Advancements for Power Systems

Tags: Electrical Design, Energy Efficiency, Green Technology

Article | Consulting Specifing Engineer (July 2016)
Current code adoption trends indicate more code requirements geared toward power systems in the near future. A key driver of the trend to increase code requirements can be attributed to the pursuit of special energy-sustainability certificated.

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May
25

Leveraging Facilities to Generate Operational Savings

Tags: Energy Efficiency, Facility Management

Article | CFMA (May/June 2016)
Many businesses are often challenged with how to deal with their aging facilities and infrastructure. Simultaneously, reducing overall operating costs often conflicts with a facility’s maintenance needs. As a facility matures and equipment begins to falter, the need for repair or replacement can increase overall maintenance costs.

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Apr
27

14 Aspects to Consider in Equipment Selection

Tags: Energy Efficiency, Constructibility

Article | CSE Magazine (April 2016)
Mechanical engineering is a science relatively unchanged over the past 50 years. Conversely, equipment selection for a mechanical engineer is as much an art as a science of technology. Today, refinements to manufacturing, increasingly advanced controls, and changing end-user needs determine both the science of technology and the roster of equipment for selection. 

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Apr
20

Southland Energy Awarded Comprehensive Energy and Water Saving Upgrades at St. Anne’s-Belfield School

Tags: Energy Efficiency, Educational Facilities, Mid-Atlantic

Dulles, VA
Southland Energy, a division of Southland Industries, has been awarded a series of upgrades and replacements at St. Anne’s – Belfield School in Charlottesville, Virginia. As the first project awarded under VirginiaSAVES, a new program designed to reduce the cost of qualified energy efficiency projects and provide low- or no-cost long term financing, the project is completely self-funding and aims to reduce the school’s carbon footprint by 28 percent.

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