I recently had the pleasure of visiting two of our geothermal projects that were installed in 2011. For the past 8 years, they have been operating, for the most part, as designed. Haliburton Hospital’s system is a lake coupled system that uses Grass Lake as
The Building Manager’s Guide to Developing a Strategic Energy Management Plan (SEMP) Recently, I had the pleasure of presenting a seminar at PMExpo in Toronto. The goal of my presentation was to help Building Managers understand the need to develop a comprehensive Strategic Energy Management Plan.
While working on a building’s energy system, it is difficult to refrain from observing other systems. It is often necessary to understand the building as a group of systems working together (or against each other) to implement a proper design. For example, re-sizing a chiller