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Emory receives prestigious national campus sustainability award

Megan McRainey, Emory Report Summary Emory University has received a 2018 Campus Sustainability Achievement Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The university was recognized for its innovative teaching and student docent programs...


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Challenge: Can a District Heating System Cut City Water Use by 80%?

Summary Focus on water conservation in California, the district heating system needed to find a way to reduce boiler makeup water use. With a grant from City of San Francisco, participation from BART, NRG is installing new groundwater recovery system to a nearby subway station that could reduce...

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UAE is actively involved in global efforts to address impacts of climate change

Press Release, Zawya Dubai, UAE: Climate change has become the most pressing issue for the global community today. Its widespread effects and consequences are already being seen in our lifetime. Changing weather patterns threaten food production, rising water levels increase the risk of...


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Empower saves 295 million gallons of potable water in 2017, which is equivalent to 537 Olympic-size swimming pools.

Press Release, Zawya Dubai, UAE: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider and a member of IDEA, observed World Water Day, which is celebrated on 22 March every year. It is a global event that plays an important role in...


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Empower Highlights the Role of Energy Efficiency at 11th World Future Energy Summit

Press Release, Albawaba Business Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling service provider, is participating at the 11th World Future Energy Summit (WFES), the leading event for the clean energy and energy efficiency, which is being held from...


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Energy Planning as a Part of the Installation Master Plan

Summary Comprehensive and collaborative planning processes ensure energy and water considerations are imbedded in base planning. Installation Energy and Water Plan(s) are extensions of current installation master planning practices, policies and guidance and focus on critical mission essential...

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Business Case for Energy Scenario Selection - Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis

Summary The SMPL/NZP tool is used to assist with installation-wide energy and water planning. Using this web based tool, planners can model different scenarios based on their priorities and make informed desicions to best maximize energy efficiency, economics and stakeholder satisfaction. ...

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Introduction to Existing Tools for Installation-Wide Energy Planning and Resiliency Analysis - SMPL/NZP Tool

Summary The SMPL/NZP tool is used to assist with installation-wide energy and water planning. Using this web based tool, planners can model different scenarios based on their priorities and make informed desicions to best maximize energy efficiency, economics and stakeholder satisfaction. ...

Case_Michael-SMPL_NZP Tool.pdf


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Empower backs Dubai demand side management strategy

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider and member of IDEA, has reaffirmed its continuing support to the Dubai Demand Side Management Strategy (DSM). The initiative aims to...


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Design Opportunities and Business Case for Water Efficient Building Design: University of Minnesota

Speakers Scott McCord, University of Minnesota Willa Kuh & Laura Halverson, Affiliated Engineers #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #UniversityofMinnesota #Minnesota #AffiliatedEngineers #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign

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