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Bluestone Energy’s President writes article for EDC Magazine about retrofit project at Colonnade Hotel

Bluestone Energy’s President writes article for EDC Magazine about retrofit project at Colonnade Hotel

Bluestone Energy’s President Peter Fairbanks recently wrote an article for EDC Magazine about the Colonnade Hotel partnering with Bluestone Energy Services to implement hotel-wide energy efficiency upgrades. After its initial evaluation of the hotel, Bluestone Energy Services successfully secured a $465,000 incentive payment from NSTAR that enabled Bluestone to make numerous eco-friendly improvements to dated, inefficient or otherwise failing systems. First, Bluestone Energy installed a new efficient chiller with frictionless oil-free compressors. This state-of-the-art chiller […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong writes an article for Data Center Knowledge on IPv6 Adpotion

Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong recently wrote an article for Data Center Knowledge on IPv6 Adoption in the Data Center. From the article: Most data center operators know that a failure to transition to IPv6 will eventually restrict access to connected resources and degrade communications efficiency. But one lesson of World IPv6 Day (held June 8, 2011) is that IPv6 adoption can bring immediate benefits in the form of improved network topologies and security today. In […]

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Bluestone Energy’s Coy Stine writes piece for infoTECH Spotlight about cooling the cloud

Bluestone Energy’s Coy Stine writes piece for infoTECH Spotlight about cooling the cloud

Bluestone Energy’s Director of Data Center Services Coy Stine recently wrote an article for infoTECH Spotlight titled “Cooling the cloud” about the challenges the architecture of the cloud brings to traditional cooling paradigms. From the article: According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce), cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, […]

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Bluestone Energy’s retrofit for Boston’s Colonnade Hotel featured in Engineered Systems

Bluestone Energy Services’ recent retrofit of the Colonnade Hotel in Boston was featured in an article titled “Welcome to Boston!” in Engineered Systems. Smaller in size but big on style and service, the Colonnade looked to compete with bigger brands by cutting costs behind the scenes. Bluestone’s turnkey retrofit of existing systems had a chiller overhaul lead the list of improvements, which included lighting and controls retrofits, and allowing rooms to recirculate air when unoccupied. […]

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Bluestone Energy’s Gabriel Andreson writes article for EDC Magazine about how to evaluate LED Technologies

Bluestone Energy’s Director of Lighting Gabriel Andreson recently wrote an article for EDC Magazine titled “Evaluating LED Technology”, in which he reviews the ways facility managers and other buyers of LED technologies should evaluate the offerings in the marketplace. From the article: n order to better evaluate LED technology, there are a few key concepts that must be understood: Luminous Efficacy – This is defined as the number of lumens generated per watt of electricity […]

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Bluestone Energy’s Coy Stine writes article for Data Center Knowledge about retrofit strategies for data centers

Bluestone Energy’s Coy Stine writes article for Data Center Knowledge about retrofit strategies for data centers

Bluestone Energy’s Coy Stine, Director of Data Center Engineering, recently wrote about data center retrofit strategies in a piece for Data Center Knowledge. From the article: In these uncertain financial times, reducing data center operating costs has become a top corporate priority. Unfortunately, limited budgets often preclude efficiency initiatives that have high initial costs. An increasingly popular alternative approach involves leveraging technologies that improve the energy efficiency of existing equipment while minimizing up-front outlays and data-center […]

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