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Editorial: Power plant a smart move for MUSC

The Post and Courier Summary Making the Medical University of South Carolina more self-sufficient makes Charleston more resilient. So we like the idea of MUSC installing a gas-fired turbine to generate electricity and steam for its downtown campus. The cogeneration power plant, which...

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Shannon Enterprises Installs Reusable Insulation For Energy Savings

Facility Executive Summary Shannon Enterprises of W.N.Y., Inc. , leading designer and maker of reusable thermal and acoustic insulation, in partnership with Thomaston, CT, Shannon Energy Resources, recently completed a capital project to save energy for Attleboro, MA-based Sturdy...

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2 Hidden Hospital Cost Saving Strategies

Keith McAslan, GREEN and Summary HFMA - The Case for Greater Cost Control According to Rich Daly, Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Senior Editor Hospital and Health Care systems have realized they aren’t going to grow their way out of the margin pressures that...

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Power switch: Simple steps can cut energy bills

Martin Daks, NJBIZ Summary Beginning in April, the City of Hoboken will purchase “100 percent clean, non-polluting renewable electricity” for municipal facilities, according to an announcement from Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla. Besides being eco-friendly, the changeover is expected to be green in...

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Empower Saves Electricity Worth Dh3 Billion in 2018

Albawaba Business Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has achieved total electricity savings of 1160 MW, worth AED 3 billion, in 2018. “As per its vision, Empower adopts an integrated strategy that...

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A conversation on district energy between Assistant VP for Facilities Management Chris Kopach and President Robert C. Robbins of the University of Arizona

President Robert C. Robbins, The University of Arizona Executive Office of the President Watch the Video Near the southern edge of the University of Arizona’s main campus, a few blocks west of Arizona Stadium, is a rather unassuming-looking building. But anyone walking past it will...

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Town Transfers Toilet Waste to Transformers

Nicole Zanchelli, The New Paltz Oracle Summary The Town of New Paltz is aiming to become a little greener through the use of brown. Since May of 2018, the Town of New Paltz board has been consulting with energy companies like General Electric, Fair Banks Morse, Caterpillar (CAT) and...

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Vital Energi to save one of Europe's Largest Teaching Hospitals £2.5m a Year

Katie Addison, BDAILY News Summary Vital Energi and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have entered into a 15 year partnership which will see Vital provide a full and comprehensive energy solution for the St James site and guarantee savings of £2.5m per year over the contract term. Vital...

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Shannon reusable insulation nets energy savings for Sturdy Memorial Hospital

Shannon Enterprise, GlobeNewswire Summary NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shannon Enterprises of W.N.Y., Inc., the world-leading designer and maker of reusable thermal and acoustic insulation, in partnership with Thomaston, Conn., Shannon Energy...

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Carleton College plans for carbon neutrality

This article is featured in the 2019 Winter Issue of District Energy Magazine A new geothermal district heating system will lower emissions and operating costs. Last summer, as the rumbling drill rigs repeatedly pierced the iconic ground of the grassy “Bald Spot” in the heart of...