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Taco Employs the Latest Technologies for LEED Certification


Latest News > Case Studies

A Cogeneration Plant and LoadMatch® Single Pipe System Combine
for Big Energy Savings


From the June 2009 issue of ASHRAE Journal.

Taco, Inc. has been manufacturing in the same building, a converted trolley car barn in Cranston, RI, since 1954. For decades the plant operated in the summer months without the benefits of air conditioning. Over the years the lack of conditioned make-up air created negative pressure inside the brick building and caused a myriad of problems affecting air quality, productivity and especially paint operations.

Clearly the company needed a system to draw in conditioned outside air to help cool the place down. Compounding the problem was the decision to expand the plant in 2006 by adding on 60,000 sq. feet of new warehouse and distribution space....MORE

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