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New Absorption Chillers from Johnson Controls are Energy Efficient

Johnson Controls, Inc., Thomas Industry Update Summary Johnson Controls’ new absorption chillers run on water, a natural refrigerant. They are driven by waste or other low-cost heat sources. They feature a two-step evaporator-absorber and parallel flow design which has a lower salt...


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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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What Happens When a Power Company and a University Get Together? They Build a Microgrid

Doug Peeples, Smart Cities Council North America Summary Georgia Power and Georgia Tech expect to spend between $10-$15 million to build a research microgrid on the university campus in Atlanta. And both partners, surrounding communities and others could benefit substantially. "The microgrid...


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Georgia Institute of Technology Case Study

Summary In 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology received permission from the state of Georgia to enter into a Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contract (GESPC) and receive a $7.7 million loan to tackle any energy and water conservation project it wanted—as long as the project could pay...

Georgia-Tech-CS-1.pdf


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Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Project at Georgia Tech

Summary Georgia Tech was selected by the BOR as one of the two process test cases for Performance Contracting. Presentation will outline and discuss the process and experiences of the Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contract project and process followed at Georgia Tech. Learning...

2C.1_Alexander_Spiro.pdf


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Regulators Want to Know If Georgia Power Considered a Microgrid for the Atlanta Airport

Eilsa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary State regulators want to know if Georgia Power had considered a microgrid “for such a critical customer” as the Atlanta airport before this week’s 11-hour electrical outage. The question was among a series that the staff of the Georgia Public Service...


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Atlanta Airport Demonstrates Need for Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Microgrid

Rob Thornton, IDEA The recent power outage and grid failure affecting Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports, vividly demonstrates the importance of reliable and resilient energy supply for mission-critical facilities. Even with redundant utility...


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Georgia Institute of Technology: 10th Street Chiller Addition

Speakers Greg Spiro, Georgia Tech University Vance Nall & Greg Carnathan, RMF Engineers #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #ConstructionandCommissioning #GeorgiaInstituteofTechnology #Georgia #RMFEngineering #Atlanta

3B.2_Carnathan_ Spiro_ Nall.pdf



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Blue is the New Green: De-risking Water Operations Sustainably at Georgia Campuses

Speakers Jonathan Lanciani, Sustainable Water #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #SustainableWater #Georgia #EmoryUniversity #GeorgiaInstituteofTechnology #RiskMitigation

7A.3_Lanciani.pdf