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INDUSTRY NEWS

Systems Integration Benefits

Consulting Specifying Engineer – Building operations are challenged by insufficient financial and human resources and ever-expanding scopes of responsibility. Systems integration and analytics are a means of doing more with less. Click to read the rest of the article.
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Facility Managers: The New Sustainability

Champions

Environmental Leader – Sustainability professionals are thrilled with the growth of C-suite executive and investor attention — but what about engineering, facilities and operations departments?
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Obama Administration Announces Major Steps
Forward to Advance Energy Efficiency Efforts, Improve Access to Low-Cost Financing for States and Local Communities


Washington – The Obama Administration today announced 36 new states, local governments, and school districts have joined President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge. These new commitments total nearly 300 million square feet in job-creating building energy upgrades, equivalent to more than 130 Empire State Buildings. Click to read the rest of the article.
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Honeywell Forms Smart Grid Solutions Business
To Address Growing Energy
Demand

Market Watch – Dedicated Global Team Centralizes Expertise to Respond to Rapid Smart Grid Growth, Rise in Peak Energy Consumption Click here to read the rest of the article.
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Product Review by Dominic Porte

Along with great pricing on VFD drives I thought I would give you some insight and facts about what a VFD drive is and how it can help reduce energy costs in your building. VFD drives have been utilized in the automation industry for quite a number of years and are now becoming more popular in the HVAC industry. VFD drives are an excellent low cost way to rapidly reduce your electricity demand on motors, pumps and compressors. If you have any questions about VFD drives please feel free to call me (1-877-482-2236) and I would be glad to answer any questions you have.

VFD or (Variable Frequency Drive)
You can divide the world of variable frequency drives into two categories: AC and DC. A variable frequency drive controls the speed, torque, direction and resulting horsepower of a motor. A DC drive typically controls a shunt wound DC motor, which has separate armature and field circuits. AC drives control AC induction motors, and-like their DC counterparts-control speed, torque, and horsepower.

VFD Facts and Figures
Energy savings up to 80 percent
Reduction of equipment noise
Less equipment maintenance costs
Accurate and repeatable control
Demonstrates environmental consciousness
Amp reduction during motor start up
Lowers demand charges
Average ROI 6 months to 2 years

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Fun Facts About the 4th of July
  • The Fourth of July was not declared a national holiday until 1941.
  • Benjamin Franklin proposed the turkey as the national bird but was overruled by John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, who wanted the bald eagle.
  • The number of Americans who will spend the holiday at other people's homes is approximately 41 million.
  • The first official Fourth of July party was held at the White House in 1801.
  • Approximately 150 million hot dogs are consumed on this day.
  • The percentage of American homes with an outdoor grill is 87 percent.
  • The amount of chicken purchased the week before the holiday is 700 million pounds.
  • In 1776, there were 2.5 million people living in the new nation. (Today there are 311 million.)

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