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Customer success video with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

May 21, 2019
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Customer Success Series from Optimum Energy on Vimeo […]

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A Simple Formula for Successful HVAC Optimization

April 4, 2019
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This article originally appeared on School Construction News

By FREDERICK WOO, PE, Manager of Engineering at Optimum Energy

Done right, HVAC optimization can deliver significant energy savings —which means reduced operational costs— and contribute to achieving sustainability mandates. Done without comprehensive scoping and planning, however, a […]

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Georgia Tech Guarantees Energy Saving with HVAC Optimization

March 25, 2019
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This article originally appeared Engineered Systems

In 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology received permission from the state of Georgia to enter into a Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contract (GESPC) and receive a $7.7 million loan to tackle any energy and water conservation project it wanted—as long […]

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A Proven Approach to Optimizing HVAC Systems

February 13, 2019
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This article originally appeared on FacilityManagement.com

By Ian Dempster

A Proven Approach to Optimizing HVAC Systems

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) – the chilled water plant, steam and hot water plant, and air distribution system – typically consumes 33 percent of the electricity and […]

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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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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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HVAC Optimization Reaps Savings and Insights for a GA University

September 10, 2018
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This article originally appeared on Energy Manager Today

In 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology received permission from the state of Georgia to enter into a Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contract (GESPC) and receive a $7.7 million loan to tackle any energy and water conservation project it wanted […]

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Energy Savings Improves Bottom Line at UMD’s Premier Research Facility

July 5, 2018
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This article originally appeared on Facility Management

With high-energy-use equipment, an HVAC system that must run flawlessly day and night, and buildings that never go dark, the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) was one of the biggest energy hogs on the University of Maryland […]

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Georgia Institute of Technology Case Study

June 25, 2018
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“By keeping the equipment operating at maximum efficiency, we’re saving money—and that’s what the optimization project is really about.” —Donald P. Alexander, facilities design & construction Institute engineer

Project Summary

In 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology received permission from the state of Georgia […]

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Chiller Optimization Boosts University Plant

June 15, 2018
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This article originally appeared on Engineered Systems

Baylor University, a private college in Waco, TX, 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’s […]

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