High Performance Buildings Blog

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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Musée d’Orsay Saves Energy, Ensures Long-Term Sustainability with Trane

March 25, 2014 03:28 PM

When working with historic buildings, one of the unique challenges we face is upgrading building infrastructure systems without disturbing the unique architecture or the priceless and irreplaceable artifacts within.

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Tech Tip: U.S. Government Moves to Ramp Up Commercial Building Efficiency

Trane High Performance Buildings March 24, 2014 02:15 PM

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill designed to ramp up efficiency in commercial buildings and data centers known as the “Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014.”

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How Does Your Company Define Sustainability?

March 11, 2014 02:33 PM

Green construction is expected to increase along with overall construction activity in 2014. Despite market pressures, or perhaps because of them, companies and building owners are emphasizing sustainability measures that lead to greater building efficiency, lower costs and a more productive workforce.

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