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Cloud-Connected HVAC Systems Are at the Core of Smart Facilities

June 4, 2019
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This article originally appeared on HPAC Engineering

By Ian Dempster, CEM

Two-way data flow can ensure that the benefits of optimization are maintained continually.

You can’t have a smart facility without a connected HVAC system. 

Facilities become intelligent only to the extent that […]

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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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Does the Optimum Loop extend equipment life?

May 14, 2019
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by Tom Hartman

There is no comprehensive body of analytical research on this topic but there is a great deal of operating experience and if we put that together with what we know contributes to mechanical and electrical equipment longevity, we can arrive at some conclusions […]

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How to Make Buildings Truly Smart – and Keep Them from Losing Their Minds

May 2, 2019
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This article originally appeared on FacilityManagement.com

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

We all hear a lot about intelligent buildings – so much that you’d think they were everywhere. But when you look at the data, it seems that […]

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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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Want More Smart Buildings? Amp Up the Collaboration

April 1, 2019
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This article originally appeared on FacilityManagement.com

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

“Smart technologies are defined by their interconnectedness,” points out a recent American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) report on smart building markets. The companies that […]

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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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Why M&V is the Key to Optimizing HVAC Systems

March 12, 2019
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This article originally appeared on HPAC Engineering

By Fred Woo

Measurement and verification (M&V) is the foundation of successful HVAC optimization projects. Getting it right means hitting your ROI and energy savings targets. Getting it wrong can mean missing out on hundreds of thousands […]

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Saving Water by Reducing Energy Consumption in Your HVAC System

March 6, 2019
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This article originally appeared on FacilityManagement.com

By Ian Dempster

Saving Water by Reducing Energy Consumption in Your HVAC System

Most facility managers have no idea how much water they’re wasting through their HVAC systems. Fortunately, cutting this waste is a happy byproduct […]

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