Changes to ASHRAE Standard 90.1 require single-zone variable air volume (VAV) in some applications. This video reviews these new requirements, discuses the benefits of single-zone VAV systems (energy savings, better part-load dehumidification, and lower part-load sound levels), identifies common applications for this system, and discusses ways to address application-related challenges (air distribution, ventilation, and building …Continue Reading
Trane applications engineers discuss some of the challenges when applying a variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system, such as complying with ASHRAE Standards 15 and 90.1, meeting the ventilation requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62.1, and zoning to maximize the benefit of heat recovery. Presenters Paul Solberg, John Murphy, Dave Guckelberger, Eric Sturm, Jeanne Harshaw. Visit www.trane.com/ContinuingEducation …Continue Reading
Pasadena Water and Power Department details how it delivers electricity and lays out its Power Integrated Resource Plan for the City’s future power supply. It explains the pros and cons of conventional and renewable energy; how Pasadena sets its energy-use goals and how customers can help by adopting energy-efficiency measures and taking advantage of PWP-offered …Continue Reading
Legrand North America CEO John Selldorff discuss why energy efficiency is critical to a manufacturer’s bottom line and competitiveness. Legrand partnered with the Department of Energy for this video to highlight the company’s success on the Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge.
The Strati, a fully functional 3D printed car, is printed, built, and driven at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), held earlier in September at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. More than 110,000 people witnessed the representatives from Cincinnati Incorporated—a 115-year-old industrial machine manufacturer from Ohio, Local Motors—a new creative manufacturing Arizona company, …Continue Reading
Mike Gordon, CEO of Joule Assets says McKinsey’s report, “Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the US Economy,” states that the US has the potential to reduce annual non-transportation energy consumption by roughly 23 percent by 2020. Gordon asks, Are you positioned to take advantage of this opportunity?
Standard & Poor’s Director Ben Tsocanos discusses the recent natural gas price volatility and how the EPA’s clean power plan could affect the market.
Standard & Poor’s Associate Director Nora Pickens discusses how the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed clean power initiatives impact the midstream energy sector and how they could spark more natural gas pipeline construction.
Rajvant Nijjhar (Energy Consultant from the iVEES) discusses ways to measure energy to comply with ISO 50001.