RFMA Attendees Learn from Trane How Innovative, Data-Driven Solutions Can Save Energy and Improve the Bottom Line

RFMA Attendees Learn from Trane How Innovative, Data-Driven Solutions
Can Save Energy and Improve the Bottom Line

Trane showcasing latest solutions and services on RFMA exhibit floor

Nashville, Tenn., March 9, 2016 Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will educate attendees on how big data can be used to make effective return-on-investment decisions at the Restaurant Facility Management Association (RFMA) annual conference, held March 13-15 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Innovative Technology Driving Real Results
Greg DuChane, retail-restaurant vertical market leader at Trane, and Curt Sawan, facilities manager at Red Lobster® will present the findings of a joint pilot study comparing advanced variable speed technology to traditional heating, ventilation and air conditioning rooftop solutions.

The report will identify the impact that advanced controls and variable speed technology generated, positively affecting comfort conditions, energy savings and the bottom line. Attendees will gain an understanding of variable speed solutions that can be used to help them run their own facilities and how big data can drive effective decision-making.

Session Information:
Title:                 Innovative Technology Drives Real Results
Date:                Monday, March 14, 2-3 pm.
Location:         Presidential Chamber A, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center,
                        2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN, 37214

Trane Booth Features Solutions and Services
Trane will also showcase its solutions and services including the Trane Building Advantage™ portfolio, Trane ® Tracer™ Concierge™ building automation system; and Trane ® eFlex™ variable-speed technology at booth, #711.

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:

Energy Management Systems and Services achieved through Trane Intelligent Services, which is 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.

Building Controls and Automation includes Trane® TracerTM building automation which provides the technology platform for the next generation of data-driven, technology-enabled services that are creating intelligent buildings. The Trane booth at RFMA will feature the Trane® Tracer ConciergeTM, an automation system that provides a simplified and affordable way for building owners to gain heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and lighting control, resulting in improved comfort and performance, with reduced operating costs. Concierge goes beyond managing individual rooms by running HVAC and lighting systems simply and smartly, offering an easy-to-use interface and delivering high energy efficiency, lower maintenance and advanced capabilities to fit specific needs.

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.

The Trane booth also will feature:
Trane 360° is a free downloadable mobile app that provides up-to-date product information, product literature and the nearest parts locations and available inventory, making it a helpful resource for a wide range of users involved in the design and construction process. It’s a mobile app for today’s on-the-go business.

Trane eFlex™ variable-speed technologies provide the performance building occupants need, while also delivering the efficiency building owners want. By precisely matching output to the cooling demands of the space, Trane eFlex compressors and fans operate at their fastest levels when demand is high, and modulate to slower levels when demand is less.

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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.