One money-saving consideration providing long term savings and benefits is installing tankless water heaters in each rental unit.
While energy prices have leveled off recently, there's no guarantee they will stay low in the future. But there's one energy source that will always be free: the sun. A solar thermal water heater uses energy from the sun to...
The 2017 theme for World Water Day is ‘Wastewater’. The Bio-Microbics team created a video of people saying “Better Water.
There are many factors that go into selecting the right water heating system for a commercial application.
Everyone wants to drink healthy water in their homes. But it's not always easy to know the best way to provide it for your family.
Since 1990, the GRA has helped restaurants cut energy, water and waste costs. The GRA has been instrumental in helping restaurants realize that environmental responsibility can equal fiscal gain.
If your line of work has you involved in pharmaceutical laboratory construction or retrofitting, chances are very good that the topic of conversation has, at some recent point, turned to USP 797, a set of guidelines for preparing prescription drugs.
From the start, the Building by Daman was to stand out as an architectural marvel among the cityscape of Dubai, UAE -- one that was already a testament to man’s limitless achievements in building design and construction.
As discussed in my last post, indoor air quality (IAQ) is of critical concern in hospitals and other medical facilities where airborne contaminants are particularly hazardous to both patients and medical workers.
Indoor air quality is a concern in any commercial environment but it is particularly significant in hospitals and other healthcare facilities where the spread of environmental and airborne pathogens can have particularly serious consequences.
The 2015 outbreak of Legionnaires Disease in New York sparked interest in duct sealing that continues to this day. Immediately following reports of the outbreak, contractors reported a surge of inquires from property owners and facility managers wanting more information about the role that duct leakage played in the spread of the disease.
In commercial buildings, space equals money. Mechanical and utility rooms have to be efficiently designed and sized to ensure as much square footage as possible is available for revenue-generating activities.
In the hospitality industry water heating is the single largest use of energy, about third of total energy use, according to the California Center for Sustainable Energy. Every bath, shower, kitchen and laundry counts toward the property's utility bill.
Sure, it seems like restaurants need great food, good service and a friendly atmosphere to be successful. But really, restaurants run on hot water.
Most buildings in the U.S. today are plagued by the poor indoor air quality and high-energy usage issues that come from improper ventilation. But now that a simple, non-intrusive solution, in the form of aerosol-based duct sealing is available, property owners are addressing the problems head on.
The amount of air required to be delivered to a given space by an HVAC system is based primarily on the number of people occupying the space, the type and amount of equipment, and the overall size of the space.
By Steve Wright Whirlwind Steel With recent technical advances, getting enough energy from the sun to power your business has become an affordable reality. The amount of solar power generated from rooftop photovoltaics could reach 39 percent in 2016. Most major electricity providers use solar energy as part of their generation mix.
Geothermal technology is a perfect solution for commercial, residential and multi-unit buildings.
As the NAECA 2015 rules change the water heater landscape by requiring higher efficiency, building professionals and consumers face new challenges when choosing a water heater. Kristen Metropoulos, product manager with Bosch Thermotechnology, reviewed some of the benefits of tankless...
Throughout North America, there are many beautiful, living roofs dotting our urban landscape that also require care.
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