High Performance Buildings Blog


How to Implement New Retrofit Chiller Technology in Aging Infrastructure

Mike Patterson, Product Manager February 20, 2018 06:15 AM

As buildings age, so does the equipment that keeps the environment comfortable. There are options for older infrastructure to improve efficiency.

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Important information you need to know about next-generation refrigerants

Angela Puent, Product Manager and Ryan Geister, Applications Engineering Leader February 14, 2018 02:00 PM

Regardless of the ups and downs of regulations in the U.S., the transition is going forward and has already begun. Our next generation products are available throughout our portfolio and are nonflammable so our customers have choices today.

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How Will Two New PJM Proposals Impact Your Power?

Trevor Sutherland February 7, 2018 03:00 PM

The PJM Interconnection has in recent months put forward two proposals that could have significant impacts on delivered power prices in the region. One would alter how LMPs (Locational Marginal Price, the technical name for the cost of energy) are calculated while the other would change how capacity charges, fixed fees paid to generators, are created.

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Six Ways to Keep Breathing From Being Dangerous to Your Health

February 1, 2018 08:30 AM

With people spending approximately 90% of their time indoors, the correlation between illness, respiratory problems and other issues with the indoor environment is quite strong.

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Solar Tariffs, Pipeline Approval Highlights Recent Regulatory Decisions

Beau Walker January 25, 2018 11:00 AM

On Monday, January 22 President Trump approved new tariffs on imported solar panels and solar cells. The decision is in response to claims from SolarWorld and Suniva that increasing imports from foreign companies were negatively impacting domestic solar companies.

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