Manufacturing facilities use a tremendous amount of energy – for heating and cooling, lighting, and operating equipment. In fact, the industrial sector of the US economy, which includes manufacturing, used about 1/3 of all the energy consumed in the US in 2017. That amounts to $200 billion each year that manufacturers spend to heat, cool, and light their facilities and operate their equipment.
Fairbanks Energy’s Guy Cook answers some questions about how to improve the energy efficiency in your hotel, while minimizing disruption to operations and discomfort to guests.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, healthcare is one of the top five energy-consuming building categories and accounts for nine percent of energy use in commercial buildings. With utility bills making up an average of 1.4 percent of a hospital’s operating revenue, hospitals in the U.S spend about $8.3 billion total on energy costs each year. The impact of these energy costs on an individual hospital is huge. For example, a 200,000 square foot, 50-bed facility spends about $13,600 per bed on energy costs, equaling about $680,000 each year.
Fairbanks Energy Services hosted our Second Annual Charity Golf Invitational this August at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy, MA. The event brought together customers, vendors and partners of Fairbanks Energy for a fun day outside of the office to raise money for the non-profit charity, AmpSurf. Check out some pictures from the event below.
How can a hospital retrofit its lighting system without affecting patients at all? The strategy that Edward-Elmhurst Health chose was to skip all the lights the patients see.
Design and installation of LED Lighting and Building Management System by leading energy conservation provider has yielded an annual saving of more than $200,000 while securing utility incentives and rebates of more than $320,000
Rob Golden, Director of Midwest Business Development, authors "Efficiency is the Incentive in the Midwest Market" published with Connect Media. Read the full piece below.
With Memorial Day Weekend behind us, we can't help but feel like summer is finally here! Before we jump into the heat of summer, we would like to highlight some events from this past month. See below!
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