Commercial Chiller Plant Energy Savings in Iowa


Posted on Sunday 11th October 2020
Clean Energy in Iowa


Our GREENandSAVE Staff is always on the lookout for cost-effective energy savings to help businesses in Iowa become more sustainable. The Energy Intelligence Center has developed some excellent Chiller Plant Energy Savings ranging from 15% to 40% via their OptikW algorithmic software platform. The software solutions do not require new equipment and the compensation for the services is paved on the savings generated. This is a win/win for businesses and the environment.

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Optimization are core strengths of the Energy Intelligence Center. As sensor and control technology continues to improve, their team has demonstrated proven results using their advanced logic that leverages ambient conditions like temperature, humidity, and dew point to optimize HVAC systems.

If you would like us to profile your company's technology, please Contact Us so that we can review your offering.

For an example of other sustainability solutions in Iowa, see:

"Mayor Joel Greer signed a proclamation Monday declaring it Clean Energy Week as a way to bring awareness to environmental issues. Marshalltown is joining cities across the nation to celebrate the week.

‘I am a believer in the fact that our environment is hurting and we need to do something about it soon,’ Greer said. ‘I attribute some of our bad weather events — the tornado, the derecho, the ice storm we had years ago and the drought — to the changing weather patterns that we have because of the environment’

This is the second time Marshalltown has recognized National Clean Energy Week. The major purpose of the week is to encourage businesses, policy makers and consumers to try to find ways to use renewable clean energy sources.

Clean energy is important because of the looming threat of climate change which scientists fear could have severe impacts on civilization if not curtailed.

Wind is already Iowa’s largest source of energy, with almost 30 wind farms across the state.

Marshall County hosts about two wind farms – one in Laurel and another near Vienna closer to the Tama County border.

Recently, wind energy passed coal as Iowa’s primary source of electricity, accounting for more than 40 percent of the state’s energy.”

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