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As utilities strive to meet the changing demands of the U.S. electrical grid, more and more offer time-of-day pricing, demand-response programs, and other plans tailored to smart buildings.
They're gradually deploying a smart electrical grid that will rely on two-way communication between utilities and customers, potentially resulting in lower electric bills and fewer new power plants. But many buildings aren't ready to welcome these changes. If your smart infrastructure isn't up to snuff, follow these 3 steps to develop a cost-effective plan for preparing your building for the future.
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Samsung DVM Plus III
The Samsung DVM Plus III system has been developed to enhance comfort, while reducing energy consumption in commercial applications, utilizing Variable Refrigerant Flow technology to allow over 60 indoor units to be connected to a maximum of 3 Outdoor units.
The outdoor units are powered by the reliable Copeland Digital Scroll compressor.
A wide range of controlling options is available to choose from, ranging from the simple to full BMS.
4 Ways to Protect Outdoor Water Fixtures
Outdoor water fixtures are often overlooked during security planning – ironically. Their usual out-of-the-way locations make them vulnerable to theft, tampering, and vandalism. Due to the rising price of precious metals, metal fixtures are an especially attractive target for thieves who will steal the fixtures to sell them for scrap. Read on to discover 4 ways to protect your water fixtures.
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Schneider Electric - Buildings Unit
Effective energy management programs help companies realize the benefits of energy efficiency with minimal risk and a large payback, yet few companies have begun one. Schneider Electric offers the tools needed to establish a measurable, verifiable energy management program that allows executives to make informed decisions about their facilities and energy use. To find out more click here and download "Reducing the Impact of Energy Costs on Business" by Schneider Electric.
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