Embraco’s EMC Compressor Demonstrates Unprecedented Levels of Energy Efficiency

to be Presented at ATMOsphere America

Embraco, one of the largest manufacturers of hermetic compressors and cooling solutions for refrigeration, is presenting a case study on the EMC Compressor, an industry-leading and environmentally friendly compressor that uses natural refrigerant R290…

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Hospital Upgrades Funded From Utility Savings

The Royal University Hospital (RUH)

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The Royal University Hospital (RUH) is a leader in providing acute-care services for the Saskatoon region, serving as the main trauma centre for the entire region and housing many maternal and child, neurosurgery and cardiovascular surgery….

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Electrical-Grid Independence Options

For Temperate Climate Households

Case Study House

Electricity provides critical services to home occupants such as space heat, cooking, and lighting. Recent events have shown the vulnerability of homeowners to electrical grid failure. Events include systemic issues such as…

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Dyson Airblade

The fastest, most hygienic hand dryer around.

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EDF Energy supplies electricity to 5.1 million customers in the South of England and is continually working to minimize its impact on the environment. This includes every part of EDF Energy…

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The Impact of Exterior Insulated Shutter Systems

How to improve the thermal performance of glazing systems in commercial buildings

The impact of interior shutter systems was investigated by a companion article that appeared in Sustainable Building & Design, May 2014 issue. Clients and architects seem to have used glazed curtain walls as the primary assembly, without taking into consideration…

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Assessment of Energy Use in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings

Identifying energy problems relating to energy, water consumption and occupant satisfaction; and using this knowledge to prioritize improvements

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Multi-unit residential buildings (MURBs) are plagued by unpredictable energy consumption and also by the difficulty of effectively understanding and optimizing occupant behaviour. By examining their portfolio and conducting accurate benchmarking…

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