Energy Conservation in Commercial Buildings

There’s no doubt that energy conservation in commercial buildings (or any building for that matter) is important.  Reducing operating costs are important for valuations, freeing capital up for other projects or simply reducing the carbon footprint of your building, or portfolio of buildings.  There are many different ECMs (energy conservation measures) available to companies to

Intelli-Hood Children’s Hospital Case Study

Content Sustainability and energy efficiency are increasingly becoming hotter topics in healthcare. Like many major hospitals working towards environmental stewardship and higher Energy Star ratings, a large children’s hospital in central Ohio decided to make a conscious effort to develop their own sustainability goals and pursue a greener facility. In 2015, the hospital partnered with Go

University Dining Hall Case Study

  Context Like many colleges and universities, the University of California, Berkeley has bold goals toward sustainability, energy efficiency, and environmental stewardship. The university encourages green purchasing and installing energy-efficient technologies whenever possible, ranging in everything from their meal ingredients to their building supplies. As a model for future buildings, the design team for Crossroads

Intelli-Hood Corporate Kitchen Case Study

Context Like many companies based in Silicon Valley, this search engine giant has always had goals toward sustainability, energy efficiency, and environmental stewardship. As their technology and building footprint spans the globe, they have been diligent to make sure their operational impact is minimized. Their initial goals were focused on achieving carbon neutrality and the

CORPORATE DINING

CONTEXT The goal for the new R&D Center was to make a state-of-the art building that was also energy efficient. The current energy  incentives made the decision even easier, knowing they would save money on the installation as well as through the life of the product. The goal for the kitchen build was simple; keep

BARCELO SANTS HOTEL

CONTEXT AS A PART OF A KITCHEN RENOVATION PROJECT, INTELLI-HOOD DEMAND CONTROL KITCHEN VENTILATION WAS INSTALLED IN MARCH OF 2017 TO SAVE ENERGY AND REDUCE OPERATIONAL COSTS. THE HOTEL WAS ORIGINALLY CONSTRUCTED IN 1992. THE FOLLOWING ARE OPERATING CONDITIONS OF THE SITE: • TOTAL MOTOR POWER: 17.5 HORSEPOWER • DAILY OPERATING HOURS: 20 • DAYS

PALA CASINO SPA & RESORT

CONTEXT Pala Casino Spa & Resort has always been cognizant of their environmental footprint and the impact they make on the surrounding community. Continually looking for ways to improve, they recently conducted energy audits across the property to identify areas of improvement and develop an optimization plan. One of the top priorities was to address their kitchen ventilation

HIRAM UNIVERSITY RETROFIT

“You guys have the optimal product for smoke sensing. The cooking sensing technology identifies heat and/or smoke more accurately than other manufacturers. Melink also provides a very thorough turnkey solution, which was very helpful.” – Eric Betz, electrical engineering manager at Brewer-Garrett CONTEXT Like the majority of colleges and universities without kitchen demand control ventilation

MILITARY BASE RETROFIT CASE STUDY

CONTEXT In effort to evaluate the potential of Demand Control Kitchen Ventilation (DCKV) technology, the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) designed, executed, and evaluated a field study. Melink Intelli-Hood® was installed in four dining facilities at Department of Defense (DoD) locations in different climate zones across the United States. These kitchens typically