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Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for Trane articles.


Building Envelope: Energy Use And IAQ

Building envelope improvements often rank at or near the top of the facility team’s to-do list, since they generally provide an attractive return on investment.

Renting HVAC And Power Equipment

Whether a resident backup system or on-call emergency plan, these temporary tools should be deployed quickly.

Benefits Of Integrating Lighting And HVAC Controls

As building automation systems continue to evolve, facility managers can use these systems' capabilities to integrate lighting and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

New Product Flash: Optimus Chiller from Trane

This line of water-cooled chillers has been enhanced with the Trane Adaptive Frequency Drive, which adjusts motor speed based on demand.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Foundation Rooftop Units from Trane

These redesigned rooftop HVAC units feature a dual footprint that means they can directly replace up to two-thirds of existing units without requiring adapter curbs.

The HVAC Factor: Spiral Round Ductwork

As an alternative to rectangular ducting, this approach is a more efficient delivery system when conditions are suitable. From the August 2013 issue.

Building Automation Trends: Building Automation Evolution

Myriad levels of interaction characterize the next generation of facility controls. From the June 2013 issue.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Integrated Lighting and HVAC Control by GE Lighting and Trane

GE's LightSweep can now be integrated into the Trane Tracer building automation system, providing facility managers increased control strategies across lighting and HVAC systems.

Thirty-Four Years, 128 Patents

Trane engineers' accomplishments have been recognized with a new wall display.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Environment of Care (EoC) From Trane

Through this service, Trane works with healthcare facility managers to identify conditions in their physical facilities that are taking away from the effectiveness of patient care.

FM Issue: Life Cycle Cost Analysis: An Asset Management Strategy

Facility professionals would do well to continue managing their buildings with an eye toward ensuring they are leveraging every aspect in a manner that contributes to the business.

Tips for Mitigating Influenza in Commercial Buildings

With cold and flu season upon us, spending time reviewing your HVAC system, its major components, and air and water distribution is time well spent to help mitigate the spread of type A (H1N1) and other types of Influenza.

FM Issue: Effectively Resolving Construction Related Disputes

To encourage a successful outcome, teams should ensure that a construction project contractor exercises best practices.

FM Issue: Survival Of The Fittest Building

It is possible for facility managers to drive value in any economy through energy efficiency efforts in their buildings.

Professional Development: Design-Build

Guest Contributor Warren Michelsen explains how this project delivery method benefits from the power of one and the expertise of many.

Professional Development: In The Good Old Summertime

Contributor Larry Wash explains, as temps climb, fms can ensure high performance and lower energy bills.

Professional Development: Tackling Systems Performance

Contributor Bob Vorwald illustrates how facilities can reduce costs and increase efficiencies through recommissioning. From the January 2007 issue.

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