High Performance Buildings Blog

Tech Tip: What Impact Will Revised Standard Have on Building Energy Measurement?

Trane High Performance Buildings May 21, 2014 03:00 PM

According to a ACHR article, ASHRAE’s latest revision to its Standard 105-2014 spells good news for the number crunchers among us as it creates a common basis in reporting performance data for...

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Why You Should Use Energy Modeling Tools in Your High Performance Building

Neil Maldeis, Energy Engineering Manager May 13, 2014 07:00 PM

In today’s cost-sensitive market, building and facility managers are proactively seeking solutions to help control costs while improving building efficiency. They all want to know, “How do I get more for less?” I aimed to answer this question in my presentation...

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2014 Could Be Even Better than 2013 for Energy Efficiency

Trane High Performance Buildings April 25, 2014 05:00 PM

This year promises to be another strong one for energy efficiency. For example, several actions included in Climate Action Plan will take place in 2014, such as the release of draft CO2 emissions standards for existing power plants. We think these measures are taking us...

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Tech Tip: Web-based Tools Help Manage Buildings in the Most Extreme Weather

Trane High Performance Buildings April 18, 2014 04:00 PM

Web-based tools can help building managers optimize building operation to meet tenant needs and energy consumption goals, utilizing alarm functions that alert the property manager if temperatures fall outside of desired levels...

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How Trane is Helping Customers Realize More Efficient Buildings in 2014

Neil Maldeis, Energy Engineering Manager April 16, 2014 05:00 AM

In February, Trane featured a post highlighting Hammer & Hand’s top 10 predictions for the high performance building industry in 2014. Today, we offer thoughts on these predictions and how our company and solutions fit into forecasted trends...

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