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Archive for the ‘Energy Services’ Category

Reducing Building Energy Consumption in Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB)

Atlanta has adopted a comprehensive policy to significantly reduce energy use in commercial buildings. McKenney’s, Inc., the Southeast’s most trusted name in facility construction, operation and maintenance, is working closely with building owners and operators to help them meet the new standards set by the Energy Efficiency Ordinance.  

 

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Tags: Energy Services

City of Atlanta Energy Savings Performance Contract – City Hall

As part of the city led ESPC (Energy Savings Performance Contracting) program McKenney’s has been performing energy renovations at the historic Atlanta city hall building. 

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Tags: Building Performance Solutions, Energy Services

HVAC Systems in Data Centers

Cooling is a constant concern of data centers and server rooms. It is required to keep critical equipment within a safe temperature range 24 hours a day. The large demand for cooling means that incremental efficiency improvements add up quickly.

 

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Data Centers, Energy Services, HVAC

LEED Version 4.1 Tracks Performance for Existing Buildings

LEED is the world’s rating system for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. LEED raises the bar to increase the impact on our built environment. The next step for the LEED ratings systems has been unveiled. LEED V4.1 is built on the concept of “all buildings in” including existing buildings that are occupied and in use right now. This new integration is not just for entire buildings, but for spaces within buildings also.

 

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Tags: Energy Services, LEAN, News

What environmental sustainability metrics should be tracked?

If your organization wants to achieve a leadership position in corporate environmental sustainability, it should take a serious look at the five key metrics highlighted by the GreenBiz report. In order to determine which ones among the five, and others beyond the five, should be measured, it is important to identify what is material to your organization.

 

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Tags: Energy Services, Tips & Tricks