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CASE STUDIES

View Allen Memorial Hospital Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: Allen Hospital is a 228-bed, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Cedar Valley area. Allen is an affiliate hospital of Iowa Health System, which cares for one of every three patients in Iowa. Allen Hospital, the busiest hospital in the Cedar Valley, cares for more inpatients, outpatients, emergency patients and...
View City of Cedar Rapids Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: In 1990, Cedar Rapids implemented a Citywide Energy Management System that utilized multiple energy management systems from companies such as TAC INET7000, Andover and Johnson Controls. Much of these systems were destroyed in the catastrophic flooding event of June 2008. This disaster gave the City of Cedar Rapids an...
View City of Waterloo Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: The City of Waterloo was looking for a partner who could work within the city’s existing buildings to improve energy efficiency, update old systems and build an automated system to control all buildings via a Web interface. CHALLENGE: Seven of the city’s buildings had contained a variety of ages...
View Clarksville School Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: Clarksville Community School District has one K-12 facility with three wings for its elementary, middle and high school. The total enrollment is approximately 350 students. CHALLENGE: Clarksville’s boiler was over 50 years old and very inefficient. The school district replaced the old boiler with a more energy efficient model...
View Hibu Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: The building management system at the hibu regional office in Cedar Rapids, Iowa was no longer supported locally. Hibu sought the services of Halvorson Trane to retrofit and improve the existing temperature controls. CHALLENGE: The hibu office wanted to restore their building management system back to its original design...
View Howard-Winneshiek CSD Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: Howard-Winneshiek School District has three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school with a total enrollment of approximately 1,300 students. CHALLENGE: When Larry Trende came on board as the new Howard-Winneshiek Schools Facility Director, he was charged with addressing a number of HVAC issues at the middle...
View InfoBunker Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: The InfoBunker Colocation Facility north of Des Moines, Iowa is a leading, fully underground data center serving the data storage needs of industries ranging from telecommunications to biotechnology. In light of new data center standards set by ASHRAE, InfoBunker decided to take steps toward reducing operating costs, improving energy-efficiency...
View Mercy Hall-Perrine Cancer Center Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: Halvorson Trane has been working with Mercy Medical Center for more than 20 years to provide building automation and HVAC control systems. Over the years, Halvorson Trane has upgraded systems and worked closely with Mercy as areas were remodeled and remote buildings were added to the overall control system....
View Mercy Flood Recovery Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids and Halvorson Trane have been working side-by-side for over 20 years. One example of their strong partnership was evidenced during the 2008 flooding of the Cedar River, which forced the evacuation of Mercy’s patients. Halvorson Trane was already providing building automation and controls...
View Mercy Medical Center Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: Halvorson Trane has been working with Mercy Medical Center for more than 20 years, providing building automation and HVAC control systems. Over the years, Halvorson Trane has upgraded systems and worked closely with Mercy as areas were remodeled and remote buildings were added to the overall control system. Today,...
View SourceMedia Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: Beginning in 2005, SourceMedia, the parent company of KCRG-TV9 and The Cedar Rapids Gazette, began implementing a series of energy efficient improvements throughout their facilities. The various measures were aimed at cutting costs and improving overall productivity. CHALLENGE: A cost-effective, energy-management system needed to be implemented in both the...
View Toyota Financial Services Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: Toyota Financial Services (TFS) is a 110,000 square foot call center with approximately 700 employees based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Halvorson Trane has served TFS with the Tracer Summit Management System for 13 years, since the building was constructed. CHALLENGE: TFS wanted to become an Energy Star rated facility...
View Trane - Clarksville CSD Case Study profile
Cooperative procurement enables faster implementation of controls system upgrades to help increase energy savings • Clarksville, Iowa Valuing personal growth, a respectful atmosphere, involvement, dedication and a safe, positive environment, the mission of Clarksville Community School District is to provide the finest educational opportunities so that all might achieve their...
View West Hancock Schools Case Study profile
BACKGROUND: West Hancock School System is located in the town of Britt, Iowa. The school system includes an elementary school, middle school and high school consisting of two buildings with total enrollment of approximately 640 students. CHALLENGE: Halvorson Trane was asked to integrate an existing non-Trane control system with Halvorson...
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