Energy saving technologies and strategies

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Chemical Filters

Overview: Chemical filters are a means of trapping gaseous air pollutants such as VOCs to improve indoor air quality. The […]

Diagram of UVGI devices and how they capture particles

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI)

Overview: Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) has been used for decades to purify air in hospitals and labs that need to […]

Ionization Technologies

Overview: Ionization technologies have been in use for air purification since around 2000 when Sharper Image released the Ionic Breeze […]

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Domestic Hot Water Recirculation

Can Domestic Hot Water Recirculation Systems Conserve Energy? The US Department of Energy estimates that more than 400 billion gallons […]

Best Practices for Building Operations During COVID-19

Our understanding of how the coronavirus spreads is evolving at a rapid rate. What does this mean for HVAC systems […]

COVID-19 and HVAC

Are you wondering if COVID-19 can be transmitted through HVAC systems?  Afraid to go back to work thinking that you […]

Cleaning Condensing Units

What is a condensing unit? In a split air conditioning system, refrigerant passes through two separate units: a compressor and […]

Boilers Tech Note

Is it time for your older inefficient boiler to be replaced with a high-efficiency condensing boiler? High-efficiency boilers can be […]

Financing: Energy Savings Performance Contracting

Energy savings performance contracting helps facilities address the #1 barrier to energy efficiency: capital availability. SEDAC has helped over 2,200 […]

Operations and Maintenance Energy Savings

When people think of saving energy, they often think of replacing old systems with more efficient ones. But significant energy […]

The hidden costs of reheating

Have you noticed that your boiler is working harder than it needs to, especially on hot muggy summer days? If […]

Retro-commissioning

Reducing energy costs through retro-commissioning Is your operations and maintenance budget tight? Are you constantly fielding comfort complaints and fighting […]

HVAC Ductwork

Energy efficiency discussions often focus on the heating and cooling equipment; the air distribution system (the HVAC ductwork) is rarely […]

Energy Tune Up

Give your building an energy tune-up! SEDAC encourages periodic maintenance to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs. Some maintenance measures […]

Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting makes our streets safe for travel and supports commerce, socializing, night activities, and work tasks. Recent improvements in […]