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A Greener Hospital by Design

EnergywithwordsMcKenney’s is building a wide range of energy-efficient mechanical systems using green practices for the 325,000-square-foot medical center in Braselton.

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Fast Track to Energy Savings

EnergywithwordsMcKenney’s implemented a broad-based energy-savings initiative at an educational institution in suburban Georgia. The retrofit focused on four of the university’s largest buildings.

 

The Challenge

The McKenney’s team upgraded lighting in two gymnasiums, replaced 16 HVAC systems, added four air-side economizers, and designed and installed a Tridium® NiagaraAX web-based control system to integrate with an existing Siemens® control system. Much of the work took place in less than a month, resulting in a compressed schedule. Financing options were provided but the university opted for self-funding.

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Energy Services at McKenney’s

EnergywithwordsInvesting in sustainable and energy-efficient building practices can deliver savings that are good for the environment and your bottom line. That’s why green buildings are in greater demand for buyers and tenants alike. McKenney’s works closely with building owners and operators to support environmentally responsible strategies that can help reduce a building’s energy consumption. The integration of our energy-saving recommendations can happen at any stage of a building—Design, Build, Manage and Maintain—allowing you to maximize resources, preserve the environment and protect your bottom line.

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How Can Variable Frequency Drives Save You Money—or Not?

EnergywithwordsIt’s been said that, if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. When applied to energy, these essentially means that we need to understand that every motor does not require a drive. So while a VFD will oftentimes save a significant amount of energy and money, this isn’t always the case.

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Dashboards: Helping Facilities Operate More Effectively and Efficiently

EnergywithwordsCan you imagine driving your car without a dashboard? Why should facility operators drive their buildings without a dashboard?

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