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 provides a wealth of information. Managing it can be overwhelming without the right tools. The best trend-logging tools provide features that help you quickly review the data in meaningful ways. For example, they may superimpose plots of energy demand for different periods. They may also let to zoom...
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.