Case Study: Idaho K-12 Schools

Lawmakers in the state of Idaho took advantage of federal funding made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act—more commonly called the 2009 Federal Stimulus—to improve the energy efficiency of the state’s school buildings. Over $17 million was allocated to the 116 school districts in Idaho with the objective of improving energy efficiency in K-12 classroom buildings.

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Case Study: Vista Peak High School

Vista Peak High School, located in Aurora, Colorado, was commissioned in 2011 as a LEED Gold Certified building. The two-story, 216,000 sq. ft. high school serves a very diverse community just east of Denver. The District’s 40,000 students represent immigrant families from over 131 different countries and proudly ranks second highest in the State for dual enrollment —college-credited coursework— programs.

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Case Study: Managed Services at the UCLA Student Union

The Student Union at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) is one of the largest student unions in the world. The two adjoining buildings, comprising more than 200,000 square feet of retail, meeting, and administrative space, are owned and operated by the Associated Students of UCLA. ASUCLA was uniquely established in 1919, when UCLA first opened its doors. Working with Pario Asset Advisors, ASUCLA invited BuildingIQ to assess the potential for energy savings in its core complex, which is situated at the heart of a sprawling campus that serves over 43,000 students.

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Case Study: ATP’s Locomotive Workshop

The Steam Locomotive Workshop sits at the heart of the Australian Technology Park (ATP) near downtown Sydney. It is a 24,000 square meter (258,333 square feet) heritage building that visually and emotionally links innovation in the early industrial era with today’s cutting edge. It is where Australia’s first steam locomotives were manufactured in the 19th century. During the two world wars, it was the site of munitions manufacturing.

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Case Study: Utility Company & Real Estate Developer

A large utility company in California, invited BuildingIQ to demonstrate the effectiveness of its Predictive Energy OptimizationTM (PEO) software on two buildings—within its service territory—owned by a large real estate development company in the West Coast. The project is part of a program implemented by the utility, which aims to contribute to the development and deployment of new and underutilized energy efficiency (EE) and demand response (DR) technologies supporting California’s aggressive energy and demand savings goals.

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Case Study: High-Performance Building

The owners of a relatively new, high-performance office building in Australia invited BuildingIQ to test its Predictive Energy Optimization™ (PEO) software on the building to determine if further improvements in energy efficiency were possible.

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Case Study: Museum of Art

A world-class art museum, that exhibits art from around the world to over 2 million visitors annually, invited BuildingIQ and one of its trusted global partners in energy efficiency, to provide a comprehensive solution to the museum’s inefficient HVAC system.

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Case Study: Pario Asset Advisors

A Natural partnership in Energy Efficiency — Pario understands the commercial marketplace, and assists property owners in the Los Angeles metro area by identifying potential energy savings, as well as searching and vetting technology partners with proven solutions.

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Case Study: Las Vegas Pavilion Demand Response

Pavilion Las Vegas is a six-story, 155,000 sq. ft., class-A office building located in western Las Vegas. It is a showpiece building, designed by KKE Architects of Nevada, and completed in 2007, the Southern Nevada Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) honored Pavilion with a 2008 Best Office Building of the Year Spotlight Award.

The building was designed for aesthetic appeal and the key challenge was to find out the building’s capacity for Demand Response (DR) given its design and thermal properties.

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Case Study: Technology Research Center

The Australian Technology Park (ATP) is a business and technology center intended to serve as an incubator for high-tech startups and to bring research and commercial interests together in a symbiotic environment. ATP is
comprised of five distinct buildings located in a campus-like setting in the suburbs of Sydney.

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Case Study: St. Vincent’s Hospital, Australia

BuildingIQ was asked by its partner Entro.py to evaluate the energy savings potential for deploying the PEO™ platform at one of Australia’s major hospitals. The building has just under 40,000 square meters (~409,000 sq. ft.) of interior space and is controlled independently from the other facilities in the medical complex.

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Case Study: Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre, Australia

The Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre is one of two major retail centers serving the city of Mackay, Queensland, located on the Corral Sea, 970 kilometers north of Brisbane, Australia. The climate is tropical to subtropical. The shopping center includes more than 65 retail stores, which together occupy some 23,000 square meters (approximately 247,570 sq. ft.) of commercial space.

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Case Study: Stockland Corporation, Sydney, Australia

Stockland Corporation, Australia’s largest diversified property group, was founded in 1952. It is now concentrating on the sustainable development and management of office buildings, retail centers, industrial facilities, and residential communities. In 2011, they decided to bring the best energy efficiency technology to bear when they upgraded one of their landmark buildings at 9 Castlereagh Street, in Sydney. Designed by one of Australia’s leading architects, Harry Seidler, it was built in 1989.

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Case Study: High-Security Government Building

A large, ten-year old, commercial office building in Baltimore with large variation in room size and strict security requirements needed to improve its energy efficiency and occupancy comfort levels year-around. Earlier attempts to enhance HVAC energy efficiency had led to mediocre results.

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Case Study: The City of Las Vegas

The City of Las Vegas, already one of the most water-smart cities in the nation, was also searching for ways to become one of the most energy efficient. Advanced building intelligence offered new and exciting potential to reduce energy costs, meet sustainability objectives, and ensure continued high reliability of the power grid.

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Case Study: Building Energy Intelligence

An iconic property owner in New York City was scouring the market for an innovative solution to intelligently deliver automated energy savings without further burdening their engineering staff. After many months examining solutions, their building automation services provider Schneider Electric discovered BuildingIQ and our Predictive Energy Optimization.

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Case Study: NV Energy Pearson Building

NV Energy is using BuildingIQ solutions for an energy efficient pilot project with demand response attributes at their headquarters building in Las Vegas, NV. This pilot technology demonstration project utilized BuildingIQ’s ability to reduce energy consumption as well as peak power demand management or demand response (DR).

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Case Study: Perth City Council

The City of Perth is the capital and largest city in Western Australia and the fourth most populous city in Australia with a population of 1.7 million. The City has a Mediterranean climate with average summer high temperature of 88 degrees F, often exceeding 100, and sometimes reaching 115. Perth Council House is an historic 100,000 sq. ft. commercial building owned by the City of Perth and houses its administrative offices.

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Case Study: Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory, located in Lemont Illinois, is a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory managed by UChicago Argonne LLC. For years, scientists have pursued the vision of a sustainable and adaptive “built environment.” Such an environment would include “smart buildings” that can interface with the energy systems that power them and with building occupants. Today, Argonne National Laboratory is working to bring this vision closer to reality.

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