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The 3 Laws of True Optimization

April 10, 2018
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Law #1 – You cannot optimize what you do not measure.

Without an accurate measure of energy use by each piece of equipment in the system, it is impossible to accurately predict the impact of varying conditions on the system.

Law #2 – Optimize systems, not just […]

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Top 6 Myths About Optimizing Healthcare Facilities

March 28, 2018
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This article originally appeared on HPAC Engineering

By Frederick Woo, Manager of Engineering, Optimum Energy

When operations run 24/7, the opportunities for savings are constant. Smart practices can cut energy use and related costs in half, but myths persist that can make facilities managers hesitant to pursue […]

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Optimization, Even for an Already Well-Running Chiller Plant, Saves Bucks

March 20, 2018
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This article originally appeared on Energy Manager Today

Baylor University, a private college in Waco, Texas, had a typical chiller plant – it ran well, but it was also a hodgepodge of equipment. The only major problem was that the plant was managed manually. Kenneth Haltom, who manages Baylor […]

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Join Us at the IDEA Campus Energy in Baltimore, MD

March 1, 2018
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Optimum Energy is excited to announce that we will once again be presenting and exhibiting at IDEA Campus Energy next week in Baltimore.

If you’re attending the conference, we’ll be presenting at 2 sessions

Monday, March 5

Time: 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM […]

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Chiller Plant Optimization Saves Energy, Maintains Stable Lab Environment

February 28, 2018
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This article originally appeared on Chiller & Cooling Best Practices

By James Johnson and Jonathan Kosobucki

The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) connects scientists from the University of Maryland, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and industry to find solutions to major scientific and medical […]

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Water-Saving Synergies

February 7, 2018
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Articled first appeared on Facility Management Magazine

By Ian Dempster, Senior Director of Product Innovation, Optimum Energy

How smart HVAC systems can deliver cost and energy savings without draining water resource

Conflicts between energy production and water availability are on the rise, even in areas not […]

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Optimum Energy Names New President

January 31, 2018
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Larry Stapleton moves from VP of sales and marketing to the top leadership position; Bert Valdman returns to the company’s board

SEATTLE, January 31, 2018—Optimum Energy has appointed Larry Stapleton, formerly vice president of sales and marketing, to lead the company as president, replacing […]

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HVACR 2018: What’s New?

January 16, 2018
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This article originally appeared on HPAC Engineering

By Ian Dempster, Senior Director of Product Innovation, Optimum Energy

Building operators are starting to realize that they could be using data to much greater advantage. Operating data from BAS and EMS systems and equipment can tell you where the building […]

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Strategies to maximize HVAC system output

December 12, 2017
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This article originally appeared  Health Facilities Management

By Fred Woo, P.E., Manager of Engineering at Optimum Energy

Strategies to maximize HVAC system output

Optimizing HVAC system output can help to reduce energy and water bills

A health care facility’s HVAC system — the chilled water […]

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OptiCx® User Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Wins U.S. Green Building Council Central Pennsylvania Forever Green Award for Chilled Water Optimization

December 1, 2017
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Optimum Energy congratulates Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center for winning this year’s USGBC Central Pennsylvania Forever Green award last night in the climate champion category. The award highlights their chilled water optimization project, which is the central plant optimization software solution powered by Optimum […]

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