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Trane R1234ze heat pumps in pioneering wastewater scheme

Cooling Post Summary UK: Trane has provided two heat pump chillers using Honeywell’s low GWP HFO refrigerant R1234ze in a groundbreaking district heating network in Scotland. The district heating network will supply local public buildings and businesses in Stirling, using a variety of...

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Energy Storage for Land-Challenged Campuses

Summary Ice storage can be ideal for land-locked campuses while enabling modular district cooling system growth. Using University of Arizona & New Mexico State examples, presenters will compare ice & water storage benefits, address ice storage myths and describe how to add ice storage...


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Renewables Procurement: Creating New Ways to Raise Sustainability

Webinar Hosted By Webinar recorded November 6, 2019 Summary Raising sustainability of operations is top of mind for many institutions – energy from renewable sources is expected to make up 26 percent of total energy generation by 2030 in the U.S. (EIA 2018) As the...

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Cogeneration facility complete at Southbridge Innovation Center

Worcester Business Journal Summary A cogeneration facility at the 150-acre Southbridge Innovation Center expected to provide over 70 percent of the project's energy needs has been completed. The facility was built by Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services...

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Empower Seals New Deal With Trane Commercial to Supply Environmentally-Friendly District Cooling Devices With a Capacity of 110,000 RT

Press Release, Albawaba Business Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, signed a new agreement with Trane Commercial, during the International District Energy Association (IDEA) Campus Energy Conference 2019, which is...

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Achieving Zero Net Energy with 57°F CHW and On-Site Energy Generation

Summary Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is designing a new 386,000 square foot facility for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in Riverside, CA. The building will house engine and chassis test cells, chemistry labs, and multiple floors of offices. Delivered under a design-build,...


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Trane launches small chillers on R1234ze

Cooling Post Summary BELGIUM: Trane is launching three new chillers and heat pumps using the HFO refrigerant R1234ze for small commercial buildings, industrial facilities and industrial processes. The compact City range, with capacities from 180-385kW, uses renewable energy, geothermal...

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Thermal Energy Storage: Creating New Opportunities

Webinar Hosted By Link to Webinar Recording Thermal Energy Storage: Creating New Opportunities Summary Thermal Energy Storage is a proven technology that can create new opportunities and improve your energy infrastructure. Existing System operators looking to modernize and...

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Empower completes $16.3mn expansion of DIFC district cooling plant

Gavin Davids, ME Construction News Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has completed a $16.3 million expansion of its district cooling plant in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), meeting its approved time plan for the project, it has announced. ...

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The Next Evolution: Connected Buildings

Summary Buildings consume almost half of the world’s energy and the majority of it can be attributed to heating, ventilation, air conditioning and lighting systems. Connected buildings and controls bring numerous benefits to building owners and managers. For every benefit, the challenges...