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Cherokee County School District Improves Indoor Air Quality With Carrier’s Abound IoT Platform

To provide confidence in the indoor air environment and to help protect the wellbeing of students, school teachers, and staff returning to K-12 classrooms, Metro Atlanta’s Cherokee County School District (CCSD) became an early adopter of Abound, Carrier’s smart building platform. Abound surfaces data from indoor air quality (IAQ) sensors and displays a live rating on a dashboard located in the lobby of some CCSD buildings so that staff has visibility into the health of the space....

What Are The HVAC Challenges For The Education/Schools Market?

For schools, improving indoor air quality (IAQ) is a basic function of HVAC systems, which also ensures a high comfort level for students, teachers and staff. Schools can be a lucrative market for HVAC systems, but there are challenges, such as long sales cycles and the lingering impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the challenges for HVAC in serving the education/schools market?

Johnson Controls Develop Industry-First AI Driven Digital Solution To Manage Clean Air, Energy, Sustainability, Comfort And Cost In Buildings

Johnson Controls, the globally renowned company for smart, healthy and sustainable building solutions, has introduced an all-in-one solution that empowers building operators to track sustainability, health and wellness metrics, while also reducing energy use, water use, waste, and carbon footprint. OpenBlue Performance Advisor The new OpenBlue Performance Advisor application expands on the rich capabilities of Johnson Controls OpenBlue Enterprise Manager solution, supporting organizations seek...

REHAU Highlights The Need For Additional Measures To Support The United Kingdom’s Heat And Buildings Strategy

The Government’s Heat and Buildings Strategy is a welcome development in decarbonizing the UK heating sector but must be supported by the further policy if net-zero is to be achieved, according to polymer pipework specialist, REHAU. UK’s Heat and Buildings Strategy The long-awaited strategy was launched in October 2021, by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), with the £450 million Boiler Upgrade Scheme being the centerpiece of the development. Fr...

United Kingdom Leading The Fight Against Legionella Bacteria

It is now more common to read about cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the media than ever before, with outbreaks regularly being reported in cities around the world, all the time. Many of these cases are attributed to contamination of domestic systems, showers and spas, but some are the result of operating cooling towers. While this problem is not new, with the first reported case in Philadelphia, in 1976, the United Kingdom (UK) has been at the forefront in leading the battle with Legionn...

District Heating Will Play An Expanding Role In Quest For Net Zero Emissions

The concept of district heating refers to a group of customers, or even a whole city, which shares a system providing ambient heat, often using steam or water heated by sources that emit less carbon dioxide. A network of insulated pipes, constructed underground in a community, transports the heat among customers, and various meters and billing systems keep up with how much heat is provided. District heating District heating is seen as an increasingly important option, as municipalities seek to...

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