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Spaces With Controlled Energy Systems Create Optimal Results

People who work or learn in well-lit spaces  — and with the heat or air set at optimal levels — have increased productivity, safety and happiness.   There is a direct correlation between lighting and HVAC levels and the happiness, safety and productivity of the people who use those spaces, energy optimization experts say. A …

Ben Stewart

Mar 23, 2017

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Six Energy Systems Optimization Measures County Leaders Can Choose To Improve Facilities

Library visitors want brightly lit reading nooks, juries want to hear trial evidence in comfortably temperature controlled courthouses, and jail employees want to feel safe when they are walking through empty corridors. County leaders want to combat aging and failing equipment, drafty doors and windows, dim lights, and rising utility bills. All of those problems …

Ben Stewart

Mar 22, 2017

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ABCs and 123s of Creating Optimal Learning Environments for Students

It’s easy to understand why children who attend clean, well-maintained schools have an easier time succeeding than those who don’t. But do classroom environments have a direct impact on a student’s ability to learn? Yes. According to Dr. Sheryl Reinisch, Dean of the College of Education at Concordia University-Portland, studies indicate that high-quality classroom environments …

Ben Stewart

Mar 21, 2017

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Are Your Energy Systems On Trend?

As homes become smarter — using motion detectors to turn on lights and smart thermostats to automatically adjust heat or air-conditioning depending on the season — people expect their workplace to have similar efficiencies and conveniences so they can work better, experience more comfort and be safer. To meet the users’ demands and achieve financial …

Ben Stewart

Mar 17, 2017

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