| NEWS: OptiCx™ User Ethicon Wins Facility of the Year Award Winner for Sustainability
Optimum Energy congratulates Ethicon, LLC for winning this year’s ISPE (International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering) Facility of the Year award in the sustainability category. Ethicon, a subsidiary of J&J, earned the honor for its San Lorenzo Conservation Strategy project in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. The facility develops and manufactures products that are primarily used in cardiovascular, neurosurgery, orthopedic, ophthalmic, and vascular procedures, as well as in plastic surgery.
Optimum Energy’s OptiCx™ HVAC optimization platform is a key sustainability element at the high-tech manufacturing facility. The site has reduced energy use by 26 percent (4.4 million kWh) and water use by 9 percent (1.25 million gallons) compared with 2010 consumption levels—while increasing production volume by 11 percent. The San Lorenzo achievements support J&J’s Healthy Future 2015 sustainability initiative. READ MORE
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It’s been a busy summer for Optimum Energy!
We’ve had a busy few months here at Optimum, traveling across the country to spread the word about HVAC Optimization, and the importance of tackling the largest energy load in buildings.
Our travels took us to:
Edison Electric Institute’s Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois
The International District Energy Association (IDEA) Annual Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota
The Intelligent Buildings Conference (IBCon) in San Jose, California
ASHRAE’s Annual Conference in Saint Louis, Missouri
The Deloitte Energy Conference in Washington, DC
The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition in Denver, Colorado
Stay tuned for more announcements on upcoming conferences and events. In the meantime, we’d love to hear from you – what events do you attend? Which ones do you find especially valuable?
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Since 2005, Optimum Energy has helped customers in higher education, healthcare and other industries reduce energy use in buildings, delivering typical energy savings of 30 percent, improved operating efficiency and reduced carbon emissions. The OptiCx™ platform combines technologically advanced HVAC optimization software with world-class expertise in system design and operations. It has saved current customers more than 500 million kilowatt-hours of electricity, 320,000 tons of carbon emissions, and over 100 million gallons of water to date.