Benchmarking has been a topic of interest and discussion for a long time now. In this blog, we look at what is benchmarking and why it necessary to achieve results. This is part one of our deep-dive into benchmarking. Stay tuned for the next one where we look at how to benchmark for building efficiency!
Legacy Companies, Inc. is the Twin Cities' leader in commercial mechanical contracting, and has been the service contractor for HOM Furniture for the last few decades. When HOM Furniture was interested in boosting their energy efficiency and came across the 75F product line, Legacy was the go-to to install the system.
Breakthrough technologies from 75F bring unprecedented insights to senior living facilities. Monitor and trend ambient sound levels, occupancy, temperature, humidity, light levels, CO2 and VOCs in every single zone with one device, one thermostat in each zone. Download data from our award-winning Building Automation System (BAS) to perform advanced studies in the correlation of ambient conditions with patient health, all while saving 30-50% on your HVAC and lighting costs.
Here are four easy ways that the 75F system can improve comfort at senior living facilities.
Multi-family housing can come with a whole host of challenges for building owners and facility managers – especially when it comes to balancing temperatures across hundreds of units. We know it's hard to please a crowd but, at 75F, we can make your life a little (or a lot) easier when it comes to zone control and the occupant experience, all while saving you energy!
More specifically, we can help you provide exceptional comfort for residents with effortless temperature balancing across your entire building and individual control for hundreds of zones (as well as multiple buildings) with 75F building automation. Reap the benefits of modern technology, such as cloud computing, machine learning, wireless networking and mobile apps, to get remote control and diagnostics for all areas at half the cost of a traditional Building Automation System (BAS) and save 30% - 50% of your utility costs. Our system can be spec'd into a new build or quickly and easily retrofitted into older buildings, as well!
Looking to design buildings which are green, efficient, and delivered to clients exactly the way you designed them? The 75F Building Automation System (BAS) is designed with architects in mind. Our system is easily spec'd into new buildings and supports numerous sustainability initiatives and our automatic, continuously commissioning BAS is the most efficient HVAC system on the market.
HOM Furniture is one of the nation's largest furniture retailers serving customers in the upper Midwest, with an average store size of 100,000+ square feet. Since 2010, they have been tracking their utility and energy performance data with EnergyPrint's Utility Dashboard – a cloud-based energy management software – to better understand their energy usage.
With energy as one of HOM Furniture's top 3 operating expenses – costing them over $227,000 annually – they were looking for a more cost-effective solution to increase energy efficiency across their portfolio of retail stores. Watch the video to learn what HOM Furniture's Real Estate Manager, John Pierce, loves most about 75F Outside Air Optimization package...you know, besides the $18,400+ in electricity savings!