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Validating Energy Savings

Syst_Int_Controls-3Check out one of the latest projects by our Automation & Control Solutions team — an assessment, repair and upgrade to mechanical equipment and controls at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.


The Challenge
The over 320,000-square-foot meeting and convention center had equipment and controls that were nearly 20 years old, and the documentation on the building control systems and device specifications was outdated. McKenney’s had to carefully coordinate the yearlong work schedule around ongoing shows, meetings and conferences.


The Solution
The McKenney’s team examined the existing control system and performed tests to verify operation of controllers, devices and sensors. The analysis determined that nearly 200 mechanical- and control-related items required attention–ranging from minor issues, such as sensors out of calibration, to critical issues, such as non-functional dampers. McKenney’s bdoc® Validate™ was installed to confirm energy savings following the repairs.


The Results
The work done has enhanced building control and conditioning. Approximately $125,000 in energy savings has been realized through bdoc Validate, and a two-year return on investment is expected. Check out the official project highlight here.


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About Leroy Walden

Website: http://www.mckenneys.com
Email Address: leroy.walden@mckenneys.com
Leroy Walden
Leroy Walden, Vice President of Technical Systems Sales at McKenney’s, Inc., has been in the Building Technologies business for more than 35 years and is the current President of InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance. At McKenney’s, he is responsible for business development and sales of a full range of Smart Building solutions including building automation, integrated security, energy monitoring, data integration and Business Intelligence for Buildings™. Key projects for his team include a comprehensive energy metering and visualization project for Eglin Air Force Base, the largest in the continental U.S., and a rules-based building analytics cloud for a multi-building commercial property portfolio spanning more than eight million square feet.
Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Project Highlights, Systems Integration & Controls

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