The State of Michigan wants to give you FREE MONEY to make your schools more energy efficient. School administrators have a tough job;making sure their buildings are safe, reliable, and energy-efficient while not interfering with the education of the future minds of students in Michigan.

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A thorough Commissioning (Cx) agent should not only have a comprehensive Cx plan in place to include all steps from pre-design through occupancy and operations. They should also demonstrate effective communication and employ helpful technology to track the Commissioning within your buildings. Here are four questions you should ask before hiring a qualified Commissioning Authority…

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Even before COVID-19, those in facility management had a tough job. They work hard to ensure systems are efficient, exceed life-cycle expectations, maintain low budgets, and keep everything running. At the same time, they want to make sure the healthcare facilities can keep their moneymaking operations online without worrying whether building systems are going to…

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The forty-year-old facility was designed to support two air handling units with peak cooling of 300 tons. Over time, actual output capacity had decreased by 200 tons. Similarly, the chilled water pumps were underperforming. The chillers and pumps needed to be replaced.

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Since 2005, Synergy has been a trusted source for client-focused¬†complete solutions¬†that maximize educational building performance. When designing educational buildings or renovating existing educational spaces, our goal is the same as that of our Higher Ed & K12 clients: to create the optimum educational facility. We not only support our clients to complete their projects, we…

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This healthcare facility, one of the largest providers of health care services in Michigan, offers a continuum of services and operates multiple campuses throughout the state. Their campus upgrades required a systems analysis and design of approved recommendations of both the chilled water plant, boiler plant that services the campus, and provide commissioning services for the major renovation and 150,000 sf inpatient expansion. The performance and efficiency of these upgrades made it possible to improve service of the main campus as well as bringing on-line the 150,000 sf of new space with an actual Net Decrease in Energy Consumption and an annual savings of nearly $500,000.

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