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Dynamic Energy Solutions installed a 207-kilowatt rooftop system that’s expected save the Simon Foundation close to $1 million over the system's life.


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Dynamic Energy Solutions installed a 207-kilowatt rooftop system that’s expected save the Simon Foundation close to $1 million over the system's life.

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Pet Rescue Saves Energy Costs With Rooftop Solar System

Dynamic Energy Solutions installed a 207-kilowatt rooftop system that’s expected save the Simon Foundation close to $1 million over the system's life.

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2019 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

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Intelligent Lighting That Drives Automotive Plant Operations

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Facility Executive Of The Year 2019

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New Opportunities To Optimize Energy Use

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Amerlux Light Engine 7-Pin Option

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U.S. DOE Funding Early-Stage R&D On Building Technologies

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ASHRAE Creating New Net-Zero World HQ Building

ASHRAE will invest $15.7 million to renovate its new world headquarters building in metro Atlanta, GA, with the intent of being designed for net-zero energy efficiency.

Smart Buildings And Workplace Strategies For The Future

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Self-Powered Occupancy Sensor

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With the rise of mobile technology and more millennials in the workforce, productivity depends on effective charging solutions.

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