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Empower Enhances the Efficiency of its Command Control Centre by Adopting New Technology

ZAWYA Summary Dubai: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation ( Empower ), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has enhanced the capability of its Command Control Centre (CCC) for district cooling plants by establishing a new system, ...


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Optimum Energy Builds Innovation Portfolio with New Patent for Whole-Campus HVAC Optmization

Optimum Energy Summary SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2019— Optimum Energy continues to advance smart building technology and scale up energy efficiency potential with a new patent issued this month, which adds to the HVAC specialist’s technology advantage in optimizing building environmental systems...


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Establishing a Smart Building Industry Standard

Troy Harvey, AutomatedBuildings.com Summary The problem with today's “smart buildings” is they’re not actually smart. At best, they are merely “connected.” Of course, we all know this to be true, but as an industry, we lack the vocabulary to distinguish how smart “smart” is, and thus, we lean...


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A Digital Network to Control a Modern DES

With recent advancements in monitoring technology and the advent of emerging distributed energy sources (such as rooftop solar, geo-exchange fields, battery storage, heat recovery chillers, smart meters and building energy systems), a modern digital network enables system operators to introduce...

4B.1_Tufecki.pdf


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Data Informed Decision Making

Historical system data is a valuable tool to inform decision making but many utilities do not prioritize the collection of high quality data. We will discuss the importance and value of high quality data to optimizing system operation, efficiency and reliability, as well as cover key factors to...

3D.3_Christensen.pdf


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Energy Conservation Through Sub-Metering at Northwestern University

Northwestern University made a public commitment to reduce its energy consumption by 20% by the year 2020. utiliVisor, a third party utility metering energy consulting and advisory firm, centralized the utility data collection of over 915 meters, provided an auditable, online web dashboard of...

3D.2_Angerame_Cahillane.pdf


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Hydronic Flow & Energy Metering: Best Practices for Selecting & Installing the RIGHT Metering Tech

What’s Driving the Need to Measure Flow in Today’s HVAC Applications?Why Do We Need to Measure Flow?How Does Buying a Flow Meter Save Energy?What Should I Consider When Buying a Flow Meter?How Can I Make Sure That It Is Installed Correctly?What Do I Need to Watch Out For?In this presentation, we...

3D.1_Dunham_Liegl.pdf


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Microgrid Control Integration to Maximize Performance and Value

Track: Microgrids for Enhanced Resiliency Workshop Speakers Bruce Campbell, Eaton #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2019 #Workshop #Microgrids #Eaton #MeteringandControls

3.4_Campbell_MG Workshop.pdf


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Microgrid Controls: Demystifying the Glue that Pulls It All Together

Track: Microgrids for Enhanced Resiliency Workshop Speakers Serge Zinger, Thermo Systems #AnnualConference #2019 #ConferenceProceeding #Microgrids #Microgrids #Workshop #MeteringandControls

4.1_Zinger_MG Workshop.pdf


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Doing more with less: Staying productive during major upgrades

David Bohn, Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Crop., Power Engineering Summary Given today's skilled workforce shortage, figuring out how to get the most productivity from the fewest workers has become one of a power sector’s top challenges. How can a plant stay on top of its output...