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Central Plant Optimization – Making Improvements for Energy Efficiency and Reliability (Part 1)

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On October 8, 2019
Owners of large commercial and industrial facilities typically utilize central utility plants to provide the necessary forms of energy to the facility to support operations.  For manufacturers, these forms of energy might include compressed air and steam.  For data centers, they might include backup generators and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. For all buildings, they include […]
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You Don’t Have to be Neighbors to be Neighborly

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On September 17, 2019
Everyone likes a good neighbor. Those people who are always there to lend a hand, no matter the request or time of day. In today’s fast paced world, neighbors like this are becoming more of a rarity. But when a friend reached out to Chateau Energy Solutions’ Senior Project Manager, Jay Branch, to lend a […]
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5 Steps to Get the Most out of an Energy Audit

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On September 12, 2019
Utility costs have been spiraling upward with no relief in sight. Because of this, companies continue to search for ways to keep operating expenses to a minimum. They also are responding to sustainability pressures and looking for ways to link sustainability with corporate strategy. An energy audit is a great way to identify opportunities that […]
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The Intern Experience

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On August 19, 2019
This summer, Chateau Energy Solutions welcomed two interns: Hugh, a rising junior at Georgia Tech, and Craig, a rising freshman at University of North Georgia. For both Hugh and Craig, this was their first internship experience, so they were eager to learn and be exposed to a professional setting. Supervised by Kristie Teoh, the interns […]
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What is the Difference Between ASHRAE Level 1, 2, and 3 Audits

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On August 7, 2019
Getting an energy audit is an important starting point for optimizing the building’s energy and financial performance. Audits, also called assessments, provide a record of your asset infrastructure, energy usage, and energy costs. Conducting a building audit gives you a measuring stick of how your facility and its assets are performing today and where work […]
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