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Tour Our New State-of-the Art Mechanical Room

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Taco Innovation & Development Center Update:
Tour Our New, Energy-Efficient Mechanical Room

Take a guided tour of the mechanical room in the new Taco Innovation & Development Center with Rich Medairos, project mechanical engineer.

Medairos will walk you through the highlights of this sophisticated, integrated installation incorporating a variety of design strategies for an energy efficient building including:

The new mechanical room was designed using Taco HSS software to maximize design efficiency and reduce design time to a minimum.

The results: An independent engineering group that modeled the Taco Innovation & Development Center found that it uses just 35% of the energy of a comparable, standard building, and has an energy savings of 29.1% over an ASHRAE 90.1-2007 baseline code compliant building. This corresponds to an Energy Star rating of 88 (out of 100), meaning the new building consumes less energy per square foot than 88% of comparable buildings.

For the latest updates and all documentation of the Taco Innovation & Design Center, click here.

Join Taco at Mechanical Systems Week
September 19 - 21

Mechanical Systems Week kicks off next month with a full slate of events, seminars and the RPA annual membership meeting and system showcase awards, September 19 – 21, at the Schaumberg Convention Center, Schaumberg, IL.

Taco is a Gold Sponsor of the event and will exhibit in Booth No. 317.

On Friday, September 21, Taco will also present the keynote address, "Getting in and out of hot water: Lessons in a lifetime of hydronic heating," by Rich Trethewey.

For more than three decades, Trethewey has shared his plumbing, heating and cooling expertise on the PBS TV shows, "This Old House," and "Ask This Old House." He's a lively and entertaining speaker you won't want to miss.

See a complete list of Mechanical Systems Week events here and seminars here.

And please be sure to visit Taco in Booth No. 317 at the Product Showcase.

Thanks for your interest.

Tim Smith