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This amendment to the Montreal Protocol focuses on a global phase down of production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Montreal Protocol Kigali Amendment: Phase Down HFCs

Montreal Protocol Kigali Amendment: Phase Down HFCs

This amendment to the Montreal Protocol focuses on a global phase down of production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Energy Efficiency Projects To Save Tinker Air Force Base $3.5M Annually

The $19 million upgrade to the assembly plant's lighting, HVAC, hot water, and thermal energy systems will help meet mandated federal energy reduction goals.

Wall-Mounted Bathroom Exhaust Fan By Greenheck

With an overall depth of 3.625 inches, Greenheck’s new low-profile, direct-drive Model SP-L bathroom exhaust fan is purpose-built for 2 x 4 wall installation.

From Building Automation To Smart Buildings; Are You Making The Move?

Recent research finds that the smart building market suffers from a fragmented ecosystem and that proprietary building automation solutions dominate. Still, that is expected to change. Where are facility management stakeholders on this spectrum?

Panasonic, Schneider Electric Integrate HVAC, BMS Offering

Via ZigBee, the solution enables communication between Schneider Electric's building management system and room controllers and Panasonic’s variable refrigerant flow-based HVAC systems.

Daikin Unveils Next Generation Magnetic Bearing Chiller

Grounded in Daikin’s oil-free, magnetic bearing compressor technology, the Magnitude WME Generation 2 builds on proven performance.

Junction Sensor Monitoring and Alerting Service

A environmental sensor-based system that provides monitoring and alerting services for the mechanical spaces of buildings.

LG Electronics Displays Products In “GreenZone” Structure

Designed to LEED standards, the 15'x40' prefabricated modular structure will be donated to the Compton YouthBuild campus after it's displayed at Greenbuild 2016.

Space Heating In High Bay Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.

Sealing Leaky HVAC Ducts

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) explored a way to help minimize construction disruption during facility renovations.

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

WaterFurnace Versatec Ultra Single Hydronic Heat Pump

The Versatec Ultra Single Hydronic heat pump combines scroll compressors, R-410A refrigerant, and oversized heat exchangers to provide energy savings.

Howden JETFAN System Ventilation

The JETFAN System is an alternative option for underground parking garage ventilation.

One World Trade Center Achieves LEED Gold

U.S. Green Building Council honors western hemisphere’s tallest building for construction, design, and operations standards.

The Well Living Lab Announces First Alliance Members

The Well Living Lab leverages and expands upon the principles of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which focuses on seven concepts relevant to indoor health—air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.

Six Tips To Boost Building Energy Efficiency

Taking a closer look at these aspects can help facility management leaders and their teams improve operations.

Ammonia Refrigeration: Increasing Regulatory Requirements

Beginning October 2016, facilities using ammonia systems can expect more frequent EPA inspections due to the Agency's new National Enforcement Initiatives.

PV Booster Solar Tracker From Edisun Microgrids

Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Gets Energy Efficiency Upgrades

The improvements will help the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District meet its sustainability goals while improving equipment performance and fan experience.

FreeStyle-155 Wall Mount Gas-Fired Boiler From Williamson

Williamson has introduced the new FreeStyle® 155k Btuh input Wall Mount Gas-Fired Condensing Boiler.

Wind-Driven Rain Louver From Greenheck

The new Model EVH-901 dual module louver provides for high volume intake and exhaust ventilation and protects against water penetration even under the most severe wind-driven rain conditions.

Lochinvar’s Power-Fin® Celebrates 30 Years

The pioneer product of efficient heating celebrated its 30th anniversary last month.

4 Keys To Improve Energy Efficiency Projects

Rather than an item by item, "menu" approach, a decentralized systems approach is key to optimizing the operation of HVAC and other facility systems.

Bell & Gossett Updates TECHNOLOGIC VFD Series

The latest generation of intelligent pump controller/VFD combines two advanced controller functions to reduce setup and configuration time across a range of hydronic HVAC applications.

The HVAC Factor: Sound Attenuation For Exposed Ductwork

Minimizing unwanted noise throughout a facility calls for examining HVAC ductwork system components, and their operation.

Facility Retrofit: Keeping Cool With Lower Energy Costs

In central Florida, a county library facility employs thermal energy storage via ice for space cooling during peak demand hours.

FILTERSCAN Air Filter Monitor By CleanAlert

Attached to a HVAC air filter, this device informs facility teams at the exact time when maintenance is required.

Facility Executive | July / August 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.

TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Simplifies Rooftop Retrofits

The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Flood Buzz™ Water Leak Alarm By Archetype Ltd.

The patented Flood Buzz™ warns of impending water leaks before they wreak havoc by sounding an alarm when it senses a water leak condition.

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