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Johnson Controls continues to reinforce best-in-class OpenBlue sustainability performance with two award-winning heat pump technologies

PR Newswire Summary Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI ), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, announced that its YORK® AMICHI™ YMPA air-cooled scroll DC inverter reversible heat pump, featuring low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) R454B refrigerant, has won Heat Pump...

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LSU Board of Supervisors approves energy contract to modernize University's energy systems

Reveille Summary The LSU Board of Supervisors approved an energy contract meant to modernize the University’s aging campus energy systems that heat, cool and power the campus during a special meeting of the Board Tuesday. Board members unanimously agreed, except for Jimmie Woods, who...

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University of Hawai'i Maui College campus achieves net-zero energy status

American School and University Summary The university says in a news release that through a combination of solar photovoltaic energy, distributed energy storage and energy efficiency measures, Maui College has reduced the campus’ use of fossil fuel for energy by an estimated 100%. ...

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Johnson Controls’ OpenBlue Offers Full Suite of COVID-19 Solutions

CampusSafety Summary Johnson Controls , a technology company, has launched OpenBlue, a new digital platform that powers an innovative suite of solutions with more than 20 tailored services across HVAC , fire protection and security. The platform infuses the OpenBlue suite of...

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Leeward Community College becomes first UH campus to run mostly on solar

Star Advertiser Summary Leeward Community College is now generating as much solar power as it uses , marking a milestone as the first University of Hawaii campus to reach its “net-zero” goal. The campus is generating 97% of its energy through on-site photovoltaic systems, which include...

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YORK HVAC System Ensures 100% Fresh Air Inside Makkah’s Grand Mosque

Facilities Management Summary The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque is continuously implementing sterilizations and other precautionary measures The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has implemented several precautionary measures at Al-Masjid Al Haram in...

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High Tech Chiller for High Tech Facility

Summary As buildings are designed with more technology, it is valuable for the cooling equipment to also offer high tech solutions. We will review a case study from a medical center that features magnetic bearing chillers and talk to the performance and lower maintenance all with the objective...


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Endless Possibilities with an Overlooked Cooling Technology

Summary Absorption chillers offer numerous possibilities for resilient and clean cooling, particularly for district cooling, CHP, and micro-grid applications such as education campuses. This highly sustainable technology is being successfully deployed globally and shouldn’t be overlooked,...


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Transforming Campus Infrastructure to Improve Sustainability and Energy Efficiency

Summary This session will focus on two infrastructure improvement projects at the University of Hawaii at Maui (UH) and the University of North Dakota (UND) aimed at improving energy efficiency and providing sustainable campuses for the future. UH has plans to be the first campus in the nation...


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Absorption Chillers Market 2019-2023 | Evolving Opportunities with Johnson Controls and Shuangliang Eco-Energy Systems | Technavio

Business Wire Summary LONDON--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Technavio has been monitoring the global absorption chillers market since 2016 and the market is poised to grow by USD 200.35 million during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of close to 4% during the forecast period. “Absorption...