Today’s blog post comes from Aircuity’s monthly newsletter, Aircuity Monitor. In this issue of the newsletter, you’ll learn about new technology and approaches to cut lab energy use in healthcare facilities. Also featured is an article published by the Harvard Business Review about energy strategies for the C-Suite. This isn’t an issue you’ll want to miss reading…
Healthcare Facilities Today: New Technology and Approaches to Cut Lab Energy Use
Lab research facilities are energy intense building types due to the vast amounts of 100 percent outside air required. There is a gap in research on the environmental and energy savings impact of both reducing and varying air change rates. To address this gap a major research study was conducted by Aircuity’s founder, Gordon Sharp, that generated a significant amount of objective data on the indoor environmental quality (IEQ) conditions of labs and vivariums that are using dynamic control of air change rate.
For findings on how often TVOC and particle events typically occur and the surprisingly large percentage of time that the air is actually “clean”, continue reading the full article…
Harvard Business Review: Energy Strategy for the C-Suite
Several leaders in the energy field surveyed executives from 145 companies across various sectors and geographies with $1B+ in revenue to understand how firms are approaching their energy strategy. The research looked at the firms’ performance on 15 measures of energy practice, including developing a formal strategy, deploying cutting-edge technologies, and leveraging advanced financing mechanisms. The authors recommend five steps for building a robust energy strategy and a systematic approach in applying them to a company’s energy use.
- Start with a C-Level Mandate
- Integrate Energy into the Company’s Vision and Operations
- Track Energy at all levels
- Shift to Renewables and Other Advanced Energy Technologies
- Engage Key Stakeholders
Continue reading full article…
Join us at I2SL Annual Conference
Aircuity along with their northeast regional channel partner, Flow Tech, will be exhibiting during the 2017 I2SL Annual Conference at booth, #25. Boost your business and consider becoming an exhibitor in the 2017 Technology and Services Fair. Reserve your space before April 5, 2017, and save $1,000! Join this year’s exhibitors to introduce your organization’s technologies and services while networking with attendees. View the floor plan for information about available booth spaces. Spots are going fast, so don’t delay!
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Nichole joined Flow Tech in 2013 as Director of Marketing. She leads our marketing communication initiatives including content marketing development, coordinating events and training, maintaining our digital presence and recruiting, as well as, some business development and office support. Nichole resides in Vernon with her husband Brian and son Roman. She enjoys hosting parties, cooking and lounging on the beach.