Honeywell Building Solutions is replacing and upgrading equipment at the University of Mount Olive, which is in the North Carolina town of the same name. The project is wide-ranging. Four residence halls will get new HVAC and hot water systems. The academic and administrative buildings will get LEDs and sensors that turn off lights when …Continue Reading
Schneider Electric has signed energy savings improvement programs with three school districts in New Jersey. The agreements are with the Delran Township School District, Pennsauken Public Schools and the West Deptford School District. In all, 21 facilities are involved. The $4.5 million Delran project will involve multiple projects, including new air conditioning units, lighting retrofits …Continue Reading
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has chosen ConEdison Solutions (CES) for a solar initiative that is expected to reduce energy costs by $6.2 million during the next 20 years. The campus-wide project will feature 15,576 photovoltaic panels at eight sites. They will be owned, operated and maintained by CES. The panels will provide 5.3 MW …Continue Reading
Stanford University is nearing completion of a solar facility in Kern County, CA, according to the school’s newspaper. The Stanford Solar Generating Station is expected to provide about half of the electricity used by the school and likely will be operational by the end of next month. A period of system testing will follow. The …Continue Reading
Humber College in Toronto is receiving $24.98 million in funding for the study of energy efficiency-related issues. InsideToronto says the money is coming through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund. The source of the funding will be the federal government ($21.68 million) and the province ($3.3 million). The story says that $15.49 million will fund a …Continue Reading
Unity College in Maine, which describes itself as “America’s Environmental College,” has received a $40,000 grant to upgrade the heating system of McKay Farm & Research Station’s greenhouses, according to the Lancaster Farmer. The school, which is in Unity, ME, aims to upgrade the campus to carbon-neutral and fossil fuel-free status. The grant, which is seen by …Continue Reading
The William S. Hart Union School District, which serves Santa Clarita, CA, has contracted with Alliance Buildings Solutions for an energy efficiency upgrade project. Home Town Station reports that the deal covers lighting, heating, HVAC and advanced battery storage at several locations in the district. Payment is through Proposition 39, a voter-approved measure that allocates …Continue Reading
Most people agree that networked LEDs are a good thing. Getting there isn’t easy, however. The DLC aims to help.
The State University of New York’s Purchase campus has completed work on an energy efficiency initiative. The Herald Courier says that the project consists of four cooling towers and an underwater condenser system. The project, which cost about $9.2 million, is expected to save $400,000 annually in energy bills and cut carbon emissions by 360 tons, the …Continue Reading
Revolution Lighting Technologies announced this week that it has been awarded contracts for LED conversions for five school systems in two states.