Energy Efficiency

Integrated Automation Systems Improve Building Automation

How including advanced embedded HMI into BAS increases energy efficiency while improving worker productivity and safety.

A monumental shift is occurring in building automation. The formerly separate silos of security, HVAC and lighting control are being replaced by a completely… Continue reading

Lighting Up LEDs

“Out with the Romex Wire: In with Category 6 Cable”

The relentless penetration of IT has a long history of changing building systems; transforming analog phones to digital phones, changing analog surveillance cameras, IP-enabled access control, IPTV as well as… Continue reading

The Future of Building Energy Savings

Uniting Building Automation & Utilities

Many studies have been conducted regarding energy costs and building operation since the birth of automated building control systems. The upgrade from pneumatics to Energy Management Systems (EMS) has allowed operators the ability to closely… Continue reading

The Truth Behind Building Automation – Deciphering Fact from Fiction

We’ve all been told to spend more money on building automation, but is everything you’ve heard actually true? Is this new revolutionary automation system you’ve installed really going to save you money? Should you upgrade your current system to make… Continue reading

Intellidyne The Power to Save

Success Stories – Testimonials

Freeport Puts Intellidyne Thermostats to the Test

“When officials from Intellidyne in Glen Cove approached the Village of Freeport last year with a sophisticated  thermostat that the company said would save 10 to 40 percent… Continue reading

Energy Savings tips

Plant trees or shrubs to shade air conditioning units but not to
block the airflow. Place your room air conditioner on the north
side of the house. A unit operating in the shade uses as much as
10% less electricity… Continue reading

Utility & government energy and water efficiency program

A Fundamental Law of Energy/Water Efficiency Program Design is: “Nothing happens until a contractor sells something.” This will be especially true in 2011 because the low-hanging efficiency fruit is officially picked. As you may know, 100 watt incandescent bulbs can… Continue reading

Companies Eager to Save With Lighting Retrofits in 2011

Small businesses are showing increased interest in lighting retrofit projects
Lighting industry professionals are anticipating strong business in 2011 as a result of continued investment in energy efficiency projects. A recent survey distributed to more than 1,900 energy efficient lighting… Continue reading

The rising Cost of energy Vs. The Cost of doing nothing

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The rising Cost of energy Vs. The Cost of doing nothing
Rising energy costs are a critical concern for executives, yet few companies have begun serious energy efficiency programs. The major reason for this oversight is… Continue reading

2010 Heating Degree Days

Fahrenheit-based heating degree days for a base temperature of 55F
Source: (using temperature data from
Accuracy: No problems detected
Station: Airport: Columbus, OH, US (82.89W,40.00N)
Station ID: KCMH

Month starting HDD
1/1/2010 891
2/1/2010 785
3/1/2010 368
4/1/2010… Continue reading

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