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Energy Management is a Great When Done Together

Published on Wednesday, 2 April 2014 07:36:09    Written by Marc
Energy Management is a Great When Done Together
Energy management is a great innovation. First, it allows companies to save money, which often goes directly towards their bottom line. Second, because it has additional beneficial effects such as helping the environment. It is not surprising then that more and more companies have decided to work towards reducing their energy consumption. However, the first thing they often do is to mandate a person or a small group of people within the company to go after energy saving opportunities and implement them.

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Commissioning Your Building

Published on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 04:53:27    Written by Marc
Commissioning Your Building
In order to optimize your operational costs and to limit the carbon footprint, many companies are introducing new HVAC technologies and equipment into the market. They are making them so sophisticated and complex that the building owners and operators might easily get lost when trying to select a system for its efficiency or simply try to understand how some of the systems operate.

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Potential for Energy Saving in Buildings

Published on Tuesday, 4 March 2014 18:15:40    Written by Marc
Potential for Energy Saving in Buildings
When talking to building owners or managers about energy saving projects, I often get a comment from people that they think there is no more potential for saving energy in their building. Their argument range from, "We have recently done a project," to, "My building is relatively new." Moreover, let us not forget the standard, "My guys operating the building have done everything already." My reply is practically always the same, "The chances are that you will never be done in finding and implementing energy saving opportunities."

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Life is Easier with Good Tools

Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 07:22:59    Written by Marc
Life is Easier with Good Tools
I like tools. Walking to a Home Depot, a Reno Depot or any other hardware store for me is like children in toy shops. I guess many men are like that (some women also by the way). Nevertheless, I really like tools. I guess I got this from my father since he has being purchasing just about every type of tool out there for the last 50 some years, and he is still at it. When the closest hardware store closed for renovation, my mother told me they saved a ton of money but during that time, my father was going crazy. Go figure…

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Appropriate Level of Building Maintenance

Published on Saturday, 22 February 2014 06:26:27    Written by Marc
Appropriate Level of Building Maintenance
I traveled a lot in the past years and had a chance to see a wide range of commercial, industrial, and office buildings. One of the first things that I noticed when I tour a site is the maintenance; or, more specifically the quality of the maintenance that is being performed on the site.

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