High Performance Buildings Blog

Translating Energy Management and Facility Management into Impacts that Matter

Terry Bickham, Director, Energy Services and Solutions September 18, 2015 08:31 PM

Buildings impact business results. Or, perhaps better said, the environments we create to work, eat, play, learn, and live in impact the quality, productivity, quantity, and efficacy of all indoor activities we do in our modern society...

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Trane Improves Comfort, Saves Costs for Vancouver Area Mall

Trane Commercial July 27, 2015 05:00 AM

When the heat of summer sets in, shoppers seek relief in shopping malls where they can shop, dine and spend time in air-conditioned comfort. But when indoor comfort systems aren’t getting the job done, it can impact summertime traffic, and the bottom line, for mall owners...

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Trane Sheds Light on Energy Savings With Installation at Robins AFB

Trane Commercial July 20, 2015 05:00 AM

For the 78th Civil Engineering Squadron at Robins Air Force Base (AFB), home to 60 military units and the largest industrial complex in Georgia, the poor lighting levels in its hangars and engine shop was a cause for concern in regards to safety and convenience...

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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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