High Performance Buildings Blog

Why Trane Leverages Public-Private Partnerships to Reduce Energy Consumption

Trane Commercial December 11, 2014 10:00 PM

With continued variability in temperatures throughout the year, increasing energy efficiency becomes a top priority for organizations across many markets, including the government...

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Tech Tip: Teaching the Next Generation the Value of Sustainability

Trane High Performance Buildings May 28, 2014 07:00 PM

At Trane, we think it’s important to enhance sustainability education among the upcoming generation of FMs. A recommendation by the Center for Green Schools at USGBC and Houghton Mifflin Marcourt (HMH) advocates for just that...

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Energy and Sustainability: Key Factors to Staying Competitive

Trane High Performance Buildings May 22, 2014 08:00 PM

Research results from Ecova predict that 2014 will be a challenging year for those responsible for managing energy resources. According to the research, 2014 will be the year that forces companies to take steps to improve results and build...

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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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