Tag: occupancy sensors

An occupancy sensor is a lighting control device that detects occupancy of a space by people and turns the lights on or off automatically, using infrared, ultrasonic or microwave technology. Occupancy sensors are typically used to save energy, provide automatic control, and comply with building codes.

A Healthy Outlook

A Healthy Outlook

It’s no secret that healthcare facilities are among the most energy-intensive building environments. They operate on an around-the-clock lifecycle and must adhere to strict regulations. Today’s hospitals are under tremendous pressure to serve growing patient populations with shrinking budgets, and facilities staff are responsible for the difficult task of maintaining

How Energy Management Increases Efficiency

How Energy Management Increases Efficiency

Call it what you will—building control, building automation, or energy management—but controlling the flow of electrons in buildings is becoming increasingly prevalent as a way to limit costs and increase efficiency.

Empowered Decision-Making

Empowered Decision-Making

Call it what you will—building control, building automation, or energy management—but controlling the flow of electrons in buildings is becoming increasingly prevalent as a way to limit costs and increase efficiency.

Net Zero Energy Buildings

Net Zero Energy Buildings

Imagine that your company management has told you they are planning to design and build a new headquarters, or retrofit the current building to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified Platinum and net zero energy . . . and they want you to make it happen.

Why Choose VRF? Here Are Four Reasons

Why Choose VRF? Here Are Four Reasons

Screven Elementary School in Sylvania, GA, is a 143,000-square-foot facility built in 1989. When the facility was partially renovated in 2002, a dated and inefficient HVAC system remained.

When the pipes of the original water-source heat pump deteriorated, William Bland, superintendent of the Screven County School System, realized action was needed

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ECOPOWER
The ecopower microCHP system produces heat while simultaneously creating electricity. Essentially it is an onsite power plant. While producing 13,000 to 47,000 BTUs per hour to heat water for space heating or domestic hot water, it also creates 1.2 to 4.4 kW of electricity. The electricity created is used onsite,

Net Zero Energy

Net Zero Energy

Imagine that your company management has told you they are planning to design and build a new headquarters, or retrofit the current building to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified Platinum and net zero energy . . . and they want you to make it happen.

LED Lighting Solutions for New Construction

LED Lighting Solutions for New Construction

For new construction, today’s facility owners and operators have a vast array of integrated LED lighting solutions that are energy-efficient, can be controlled, provide greater lumens per watt than other light sources, and have virtually no maintenance, notes Glenn Siegel, director, marketing and product management for Eaton. “Almost all of Eaton’s recessed lighting products

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