Condensing rooftop units (CRTUs) have been identified as an efficient natural gas technology with energy savings potential in Northwest commercial buildings. CRTUs face several challenges in becoming a widespread technology, including higher upfront cost, added complexity managing condensate, contractor unfamiliarity with the technology, and limited manufacturer offerings.
Maintaining a lighting system can be labor intensive, especially when it comes to spot re-lamping of failed fluorescent lamps. To help improve your next maintenance cycle, keep these best practices in mind so you can save energy and extend operational hours.
Trend logging is a diagnostic tool that uses data gathered at short intervals, such as every 15 minutes, to understand how a building or one of its systems is operating. This data can help you identify potential efficiency problems.