Entries by GulfTraneSouth

Impressive Milestone Shows that Safety is Gulf South District’s Middle Name

Safety is engrained into every organization at Trane. But, the Gulf South District achieved an impressive safety milestone recently that proves just how dedicated this organization is to the tenet.   As of June 6, Gulf South has achieved 3 consecutive years without an OSHA recordable incident. For perspective, District Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) […]

Trane Advantage VRF™ Chosen as Money-Saving Product by BUILDINGS Magazine

BUILDINGS magazine, a monthly publication with a distribution of more than 74,000 building owners and facilities management professionals in North America, has selected Trane’s Advantage Variable Refrigerant Systems (VRF) as a 2014 Money-Saving Product winner. The magazine strives to help readers make smarter decisions relevant to the management, modernization, and operation of their facilities. The […]

How Modeling Can Help You Increase Your Facility’s Energy Efficiency

By Neil Maldeis Healthcare facility managers are constantly looking for ways to reduce energy consumption, manage operating costs and improve the physical environment of care so their hospitals can deliver better patient outcomes and provide a better, more comfortable and productive workplace for caregivers and staff. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says that hospitals typically […]

What’s Next for High Performance Buildings?

Green builder Hammer & Hand recently released its ten predictions for the US high performance building industry in 2014. To no surprise, the predictions cover a wide-range of variables, including the impact of new products entering the market, procedural and policy shifts that focus on performance-based measures, and the international energy efficiency movement’s effect on the US […]

Is Lean Still Good Enough?

Lean manufacturing is a widely admired and attempted best practice process. But the fact is, only a small percentage of companies have successfully applied and maintained it. With all the technological, educational and societal changes impacting the global economy and manufacturing over the past two decades, some have started to question if the concept of […]

For Peace of Mind: Include Temporary HVAC Equipment in Contingency Planning

BY DANE TAIVAL, TRANE Whether facilities professionals are recovering from a natural disaster, undertaking a major renovation or putting together a contingency plan, they are increasingly using rental equipment to meet their temporary heating, ventilation, air conditioning and power needs. HVAC rental companies can offer a wide range of new, state-of-the-art HVAC and power equipment […]