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How Trane Helped a High School Create a Better Learning Environment

Trane Commercial June 10, 2015 05:00 AM

When heat exchangers on the rooftop units at Murfreesboro School District’s high school cracked, administrators had to act quickly. Without a budget to completely finance a repair or upgrade, the district needed to rely on matching funds from the state...

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Transform Your Building’s Energy Use with the Three-Legged Stool

Terry Bickham, Director, Energy Services and Solutions June 4, 2015 05:00 AM

There are three main factors that combine to impact how much money building owners and operators spend on energy. Think of these factors as three legs of the same stool — letting any one factor get out of balance will result in an unstable situation...

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Saving Energy While Improving Campus Operations in North Carolina

Trane Commercial April 21, 2015 04:08 PM

Higher education institutions face unique challenges when it comes to reducing energy costs. Colleges and universities often have multiple campuses, each with numerous buildings that may alternate from full capacity to empty several times each day. This can create challenges not only for heating and cooling, but lighting and water resource planning as well...

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Trane: Delivering a Mechanical System that Meets LEED Certification

Trane Commercial April 2, 2015 08:55 PM

Contractors and developers may face various challenges throughout the construction of a new building. Missed construction milestones and bad weather delays are a couple of the multitude of issues that a developer must be prepared to deal with...

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How Trane Helped a Luxury Resort Unlock $500K in Annual Savings

Trane Commercial March 24, 2015 10:00 PM

(Hint: It has nothing to do with room rates or green fees) Owners at Pacific Palms Resort in City of Industry, California were at a crossroads. Many of the resort’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems were original to the facility...

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