High Performance Buildings Blog

PJM Committee Advances Electricity Capacity Market Proposals

Jason Willan April 4, 2016 06:19 PM

Last month, the PJM Interconnection's Market Implementation Committee advanced proposals related to capacity performance, agreeing to add three items to the list of parameters by which a resource’s schedule might be limited.

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U.S. Energy Information Administration Confirms Year-Over-Year Drop in U.S. Oil Production

Troy Vincent March 10, 2016 09:19 PM

With the release of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Short Term Energy Outlook (STEO) yesterday came finalized figures for December 2015, allowing for balance of the year analysis, and revisions to forecasts.

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When Hopkins County Jail discovered outdated gas heat exchangers were at risk of leaking CO2 into a building with hundreds of inmates, its technicians knew they needed to take immediate action...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