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    September 3, 2019 by Shawn Henriquez | 2 minute read

    All Hail the VFD: 3 Important Variable Frequency Drive Locations

    The humble Variable Frequency Drive, or “VFD” is an operations team’s best friend. Fundamentally, the VFD allows you to control motor speed. Pumps and Systems Magazine explains that “Variable...

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    June 10, 2019 by Peter Fairbanks | 2 minute read

    Are You in Hot Water [Boilers]?

    A custom-engineered hot water boiler upgrade is saving one of our Cambridge, MA-based customers over $140,000 annually. Energy services – like LED lighting upgrades, data center mechanical...

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    May 29, 2019 by Jim Taxiera | 4 minute read

    Attention to Detail: HVAC in Biotech + Pharmaceutical Facilities

    The ability to control and automate building systems, including HVAC, is an obvious gain for a facility manager. HVAC systems form a critical component of any facility’s purpose and are...

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    April 26, 2019 by Peter Fairbanks | 3 minute read

    AHU Refurbishment 101

    What’s both central to the HVAC system and a large consumer of energy costs for your facility? The Air Handling Unit (or AHU). Air Handling Units condition and circulate air in a building or...

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    December 20, 2018 by Shannon Shea | 2 minute read

    Energy Efficiency Checklist: Commercial Buildings in Winter

    Winter means colder temperatures, especially in locations across the U.S. like the Midwest and Northeast. And with those colder temperatures and shorter daylight hours, it can take a lot of energy...

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    October 31, 2018 by Jim Taxiera | 3 minute read

    The Mechanics of Mechanical Engineering

    We sat down with James Taxiera, Senior Mechanical Engineer at Fairbanks Energy Services, to discuss his background and thoughts on current trends for mechanical upgrades.

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    February 26, 2018 by Timothy Wilcox | 3 minute read

    Employee Insight: The Denver Data Center Market

    It’s not a secret that Denver and the Rocky Mountain Region has been experiencing substantial growth in data center and other tech related business. Whether building new facilities, expanding...

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