2018

Optimum Energy to Present at the IDEA DistrictCooling in Dubai

December 10, 2018
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Tomorrow on December 11, Optimum Energy will be presenting at the DistrictCooling conference in Dubai during the, “Symposium: ETS Operational Efficiency Through Automation and Machine Learning” track. Ben Erpelding, Optimum Energy’s CTO and, Juan Ontiveros, Associate VP for Utilities, Energy and Facilities Management, University of Texas Austin […]

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The Chiller Plant as Living Lab: What High-Tech HVAC Systems Can Teach Students

November 29, 2018
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This article originally appeared on The NEWS

By Bert Valdman, a member of the board and former CEO of Optimum Energy

Facilities leaders faced with curtailing rising costs and meeting sustainability targets while keeping building occupants comfortable and maintaining climate control for labs and other sensitive spaces need […]

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Two-Way Cloud Connectivity Can Trigger Ultimate Optimization Savings

November 13, 2018
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This article originally appeared on R&D Magazine

by Ian Dempster, Senior Director of Product Innovation at Optimum Energy

Connecting to a cloud-based data center is now a crucial part of updating an HVAC system—especially for pharmaceutical companies.
Pharmaceutical companies significantly can reduce energy consumption […]

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Energy-Efficient Equipment Is Not Enough to Truly Optimize an HVAC System

November 8, 2018
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This article originally appeared on The NEWS

HVAC systems are a ripe target for energy savings across a range of facility types: They typically account for 30 to 40 percent of energy use in health care facilities and college campuses and 65 percent of the energy used in […]

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Water Conservation Through HVAC Technology

November 1, 2018
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This article originally appeared on The NEWS

Headlines out of Cape Town, South Africa, this year made clear that sustainability isn’t only about saving electricity or the fuels often associated with power generation. It is difficult to imagine a city running out of water, but it’s […]

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Caribbean’s Big Energy Users Hold Key to Island Resilience

October 24, 2018
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This article originally appeared on Energy Manager Today

By Steven Horowitz is Director of Business Development at Optimum Energy

In an environment like the Caribbean – where it’s hot and humid year-round, critical facilities can’t do without air conditioning, and electricity can be unreliable even without […]

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Optimum Energy Reaches 1 Billion Kilowatt-Hours of Energy Savings

October 23, 2018
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Company’s HVAC optimization solutions have saved more than $100 million for facilities around the globe

Seattle-based Optimum Energy has just clocked over 1 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy savings for customers around the world using the company’s suite of HVAC optimization solutions […]

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Barriers to HVAC System Optimization and How to Overcome Them

October 18, 2018
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This article originally appeared on Chiller & Cooling Best Practices

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

Given that HVAC systems typically account for 44% of commercial buildings’ energy consumption1, HVAC optimization should be a priority efficiency upgrade after lighting improvements and other low […]

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Join Us at the SRAPPA (Southeastern Regional Association of Physical Plant Administrators) Annual Conference in Greenville, SC

October 5, 2018
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Optimum Energy is excited to be attending our first SRAPPA Annual Conference in Greenville, SC from October 6-10. We’re looking forward to sharing with this audience of educational facilities administrators some of our successes optimizing HVAC systems across campuses like Georgia Tech, UT Austin and Baylor […]

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Top 6 Misconceptions About Optimizing Pharma Facilities

October 3, 2018
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This article originally appeared on Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

How HVAC optimization can help facilities managers cut water and energy use while maintaining product quality and compliance.

By Frederick Woo, Manager of Engineering, Optimum Energy

Pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities are energy intensive, and the HVAC system — the chilled water […]

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