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Dubai Airports to save 20% on annual energy bill with Siemens solution

Press Release, Zawya Siemens guarantees power and water savings for seven years. Data analytics from automation systems used to design tailor-made energy conservation measures Dubai Airports will use Siemens’ data analytics and smart building technology to guarantee annual...


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District heat: Ontario power facility focuses on continual improvement

Tamar Atik, Canadian Biomass Summary Index Energy is on a mission to encourage diversion from landfills, clean energy use and provide district heating for the Town of Ajax, Ont., just east of Toronto. The parent company, Index International Group, is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and...


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Accomplishments in Energy Reduction Efforts at the Architect of the Capitol

Summary In 2015 the Architect of the Capitol exceeded the goals set forth by the Energy Independence and Security Action of 2007 and the Energy Policy Act of 2005 by reducing the campus energy use index by more than 30% of the 2003 baseline. This accomplishment was made possible by the...

6C.3_Klein.pdf


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The Art of Replacing Boilers and Chillers in a Central Plant Without Impact to Production Needs

Summary Resulting from IB MACT 255,000PPH of coal fired steaming capacity was replaced with natural gas boilers. Four 70,000PPH rental boilers were installed for two years while a four-on-four boiler swap was performed. At the same time 4,800 tons of absorption chillers were replaced with 7...

3A.3_Ehrfurth.pdf


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What is This Machine Learning Stuff, and How Can I Use it Today?

Summary There is a trending push right now for Machine Learning, with interest sparking from students, colleges, and industry leaders finding ways to apply in energy. Many Campuses have spent years with a focus to gather big data, and now we are asking ourselves what to do with it all. Machine...

3C.2_Dunham_Rundell_Smith.pdf


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Putting Data in Context: How Cooling Coil Performance Data Can Influence Design

Summary At IDEA2017, we explored energy challenges educational campuses face: sustainability leaders want to reduce consumption; energy managers want to increase efficiency; facilities teams want to address preventative maintenance. HVAC solutions targeting all provide the greatest opportunity...

1C.5_Creighton.pdf


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NREL chooses SEL microgrid controller for their research lab

Press Release, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories PULLMAN, Washington — The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) selected a microgrid control system from Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) for installation in their Energy Systems Integration Facility....


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Tabreed, Masdar Successfully Complete Pilot Project to Enhance District Cooling Plant Energy Efficiency

Press Release, Albawaba Business The pilot project, conducted at Tabreed’s plant in Mohammed bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi, created a prototype for an optimal control system which was implemented following various testing phases. National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the...


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Advanced Energy Supply Strategies for Resilient Applications - Power Storage, Solar Turbines

Summary This presentation shares how adding battery storage can improve system efficiency and resiliency. Speaker Daniel Fingelton, Solar Turbines #Presentation #Military #Symposium #2017 #SolarPV #BatteryStorage #Resiliency #EnergyEfficiency #Optimization #Infrastructure

Fingleton_Daniel.pdf


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University of Texas Austin – Supporting a Fast Track Mission-Critical Campus Healthcare Expansion

Summary The University of Texas at Austin underwent a campus expansion that included mission critical facilities at the hospital and medical campus. This presentation provides an overview of the master planning objectives, challenges, and successes. Speaker Juan Ontiveros, University of...

Ontiveros_Juan - Medical District.pdf