Legrand North America’s new Wattstopper DW-311 Dual Technology 0-10V Dimming Wall Switch Occupancy Sensor complies with building and energy codes to provide LED dimming, the company says. The target is medium-sized applications such as rooms with partitions, rest rooms, large offices, conference rooms with cubicles and classrooms, the press release says. Wattstopper technology combines passive …Continue Reading
Airside energy efficiency, which makes use of something that is free, is especially valuable in cool environments.
There traditionally has been tension between landlords and owners on one side and tenants on the other. This is true in both the commercial and residential sector. The basic question is the extent to which the landlord must make improvements that benefit the tenants. Improvements require capital investment which, of course, is a disincentive to …Continue Reading
LEED, the WELL Building Standard and BREEAM are important because they save energy, improve owners’ images and allow higher rents to be charged. Energy managers are on the front lines of implementation.
Acclaim Lighting has introduced the AL Driver 400, a multi-protocol 400 watt driver aimed at low-voltage LEDs. The company says that the input control protocols are DMX, RDM, 0-10V and DALI. The device also has six pin terminals for PWM outputs. The AL Driver 400 supports input voltage between 100 and 277 VAC and has …Continue Reading
Freezing water at night and using it for cooling the next day drastically cut how much one company spends on air conditioning.
The Hacienda la Puente Unified School District in Industry City is working with Schneider Electric on a six-year, four-phase project.
Trane has introduced the Series R RTWD water-cooled chiller, which is aimed at commercial and industrial buildings in North America and the Middle East. The series R RTWD, according to TRANE, is the newest entry in the EcoWise portfolio. It offers ease of installation and energy efficient operations, the company says. The chiller can operate …Continue Reading
Jackson, Mississippi has announced the first phase of an energy efficiency project. The Mississippi Link says that the project is aimed at improving lighting on some city streets and city buildings while, at the same time, reducing energy use and saving operational and maintenance costs. The project will use what the story refers to as …Continue Reading