High Performance Buildings Blog

U.S. Exports First LNG Cargo from Gulf Coast

Jason Willan February 26, 2016 08:00 PM

Regardless of the ultimate end game for U.S. LNG exports, this week’s shipments from Sabine Pass represent a noteworthy step in exposing a generally-insulated domestic market to more international influence.

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Trane Improves Safety with Upgraded Building Systems at Hopkins County Jail

Trane Commercial February 25, 2016 03:18 PM

When Hopkins County Jail discovered outdated gas heat exchangers were at risk of leaking CO2 into a building with hundreds of inmates, its technicians knew they needed to take immediate action...

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Increasing Efficiency and Driving Innovation at Mercedes-Benz USA

Trane Commercial February 17, 2016 06:07 PM

Whether you’re part of a small business, or a multinational corporation, no business is immune to the effects of an underperforming building comfort system. When a chiller failed at Mercedes-Benz USA, they turned to Trane, a longtime partner, to find a permanent, cost-effective solution.

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Glycol Improves Efficiency, Reduces Maintenance Costs for Restaurant Kitchens

Jeff Swanson, Account Manager January 13, 2016 06:55 PM

Advancements in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technology have given restaurants a powerful system with a dual purpose — chilling refrigeration appliances while keeping facilities comfortable...

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Emergency Contingency Planning: 7 Steps Hospitals and Schools Must Follow

Trane Commercial October 30, 2015 09:59 PM

Extreme weather conditions underscore the need for facility teams to prepare for the worst that nature can throw at their buildings. Given their critical missions, healthcare and educational organizations must be prepared to respond quickly and efficiently when a blizzard, flood, tornado, hurricane or other disaster — natural or man-made — strikes...

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