NSBA Attendees Learn from Trane about Using Big Data to Run their Schools Smarter and More Effectively

NSBA Attendees Learn from Trane about Using Big Data to Run their Schools
Smarter and More Effectively

Boston, April 5, 2016 - Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will showcase its Trane ® Building Advantage™ suite of offerings and share how school districts can use big data to run their buildings smarter and more effectively at the National School Board Association, (NSBA) Annual Conference and Exhibition, held April 9-11 in Boston.

Applying Big Data to Improve Facility Operations Presentation
Jeff De Vor, energy services leader at Trane and Kyle Thompson, director of building and grounds at Mequon-Thiensville School District, will discuss successful energy management strategies implemented at Homestead High School, which generated annual energy savings of $60,000 a year and reduced its electrical consumption 15 percent compared to similar buildings – all without major investments into infrastructure. Attendees will learn how to use big data to implement and sustain long-term building operation improvements in their own districts.

About the Presentation
Title: Applying Big Data to Improve Facility Operations
When: Sunday, April 10, 8:30-9:45 a.m.
Where: Room 153A, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center 

Trane Booth Features Solutions and Services
Attendees can also learn more about Trane’s latest solutions to help create high performance classrooms including Trane Building Advantage at booth #1525.

The Trane Building Advantage suite of energy services offerings assists retail facility managers with managing and operating efficient and sustainable buildings. The collection of offerings helps building managers recognize their buildings as assets by providing choices for delivering bottom-line financial results and furthering completion of regulatory requirements. Trane Building Advantage capabilities include:

Building Controls and Automation – Trane Tracer™ building automation controls which provide the technology platform for the next generation of data-driven, technology-enabled services that are creating intelligent buildings. 

Energy Management Systems and Services ─ achieved through Trane Intelligent Services, a comprehensive portfolio of building energy management services that process information for review ─ facilitate analysis to show how much and when a building consumes energy, and help develop and implement strategies to control energy and operational costs.

Renewable Energy and Power Solutions are clean energy alternatives such as wind, solar, co-generation and waste-to-power, which can help building owners and operators increase their energy autonomy and fulfill regulatory or other sustainability obligations. These socially responsible solutions can reduce costs while improving the reliability of the energy source.

Energy Contracting allows organizations to use future energy and operational savings to help finance infrastructure improvements up front. Energy contracting is a funding option that provides measurable business results to support strategic organizational objectives. Trane is accredited by the National Association of Energy Service Companies.

Energy Procurement and Management Services offer supply and service expertise to help building owners secure reliable, competitively sourced and priced electricity and natural gas along with a suite of reporting services for best-in-class building energy management.

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About Ingersoll Rand
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane® work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $13 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit  www.ingersollrand.com .