Aeromorning - Aeronautics and Space News - A directory of aerospace companies, events, who's who - Independent Aerospace Insights - Pierre Sparaco's Chronicles aerospace engineering, aerospace jobs, aerospace services, aerospace company, aerospace companies, global aerospace 2010

Aeromorning - Aeronautics and Space News - A directory of aerospace companies, events, who's who - Independent Aerospace Insights - Pierre Sparaco Chronicles - Global aerospace 2010 engineering & services - Aerospace companies

YOUR ACCOUNT

SIGN IN | CREATE AN ACCOUNT

To create a personal account

Click here

If you already have an account, sign in below




If you have lost your password

Click here

 Saturday 25 April

 
Directory
Add your website
aerospace engineering aerospace jobs aerospace services aerospace company aerospace companies airbus a 380 global aerospace 2010
 
Categories
> Administrations
> Aerial Legislation
> Aero & Space Jobs
> Aeroclubs
> Aeronautical softwares
> Aircraft Broker
> Aircraft Leasing
> Aircraft Manufacturers
> Airlines
> Airports
> Associations
> Bank & Finance
> Business airplanes
> Carriers
> Catering
> Competitiveness Clusters
> Conferences
> Defence
> Design office
> Engine Manufacturers
> Engineering
> Environment
> Events
> Events
> Fuel
> Helicopters
> Innovation
> Journalists
> Machining & Testing
> Major Programs
> Medias
> Miscellaneous
> MRO
> Museums
> Research & Development
> Satellites & Remote sensing
> Satellites & Teledetection
> Services
> Small equipement
> Social
> Space
> Specialized laboratory
> Subcontractors
> Supplier
> Technology
> Tours operators
> Training
> Vendors

News Post a news item

Honeywell Helps Western Virginia Water Authority


Honeywell Helps Western Virginia Water Authority Reduce Costs and Carbon Dioxide Emissions Through Metering and Facilities Upgrades

 

 

MINNEAPOLIS, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a water metering and infrastructure renewal program with the Western Virginia Water Authority (Authority) in Roanoke, Va. The plan will upgrade water meters across the Authority's customer base and enhance energy efficiency at its facilities. Backed by a guaranteed system-wide water infrastructure improvement program with Honeywell, the $32-million project aims to increase meter accuracy, improve leak detection and reduce carbon dioxide emissions for the Authority ? all without adverse impact to its operating budget.

The upgrades are expected to help the Authority save more than $1 million in annual electricity and operational costs, and add approximately $1.5 million in revenue through increased water meter accuracy, which is guaranteed by Honeywell. As a result, the improvements aren't expected to increase budgets or require additional taxpayer dollars to fund the capital outlay.

"Our previous water meter operation was essentially manual, leaving us with an unclear picture of how much water was lost due to leaks in customers' homes and our system," said Gary Robertson, Executive Director for Water Operations at the Western Virginia Water Authority. "The Honeywell upgrades are focused on helping us better manage our water supply and improve leak detection, which, in turn, will translate into better customer service."

Under the Honeywell program, technicians will replace approximately 58,000 residential and commercial water meters with new electronic meters that wirelessly transmit real-time readings back to the Authority. The new electronic meters are expected to improve meter accuracy, help identify leaks and eliminate bi-monthly estimation of residential meter readings. Although meters will not need to be manually read with the new system, there will be no loss of Authority jobs as staff will work on other projects within the organization.

Honeywell will also install a data management system to provide the Authority with a single, centralized view of its water systems, as well as enhanced detail previously unavailable, including hourly customer consumption data. In addition, the new zone-metering capabilities will help the Authority more effectively identify potential leaks in its water system and reduce water loss.

Along with the metering system upgrades, the program will include energy retrofits and other conservation measures at Authority facilities, including its pump stations and four main water supply plants. Honeywell will perform the following upgrades:

  • Thermostat replacements
  • Temperature control retrofits
  • Pump replacements
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) upgrades
  • Lighting improvements
  • Peak-shaving generator installations

The water meter and building improvements are expected to have a sizeable impact for the Authority from a sustainability standpoint. The upgrades will trim its electricity use by nearly 5 million kilowatt-hours annually and decrease carbon dioxide emissions by an estimated 8.8 million pounds per year. According to figures from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, this is equivalent to removing more than 780 cars from the road.

"For water providers, accurately monitoring and measuring water use is paramount to reducing waste and improving efficiency," said Paul Orzeske, President of Honeywell Building Solutions. "By upgrading to newer, more advanced meters, the Western Virginia Water Authority is taking strides to account for a greater portion of its water supply, which should help to reduce both the strain on its own bottom line and overall costs for customers."

 

Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com. Honeywell Building Solutions is part of the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions business group, a global leader in providing product and service solutions that improve efficiency and profitability, support regulatory compliance, and maintain safe, comfortable environments in homes, buildings and industry. For more information about Building Solutions, access www.honeywell.com/buildingsolutions.

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intend, expect, project, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on management's assumptions and assessments in light of past experience and trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other relevant factors. They are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by our forward-looking statements. Our forward-looking statements are also subject to risks and uncertainties, which can affect our performance in both the near- and long-term. We identify the principal risks and uncertainties that affect our performance in our Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Honeywell



Source : Honeywell
Bookmark and Share
Aerospace News Post a news item
Select the number of news items: 25 50 75 100 150 200
    ACCORD DE DOUBLE-DIPLÔME ENTRE L’ENAC ET L’ENSAM
2015-04-24
   Germany's Jenoptik and Raytheon partner to produ
2015-04-24
   American Airlines Group Reports Record First Qua
2015-04-24
    ASM Works in Partnership With Puerto Rico to Att
2015-04-24
   The Breitling Jet Team Astounds Crowds With Stun
2015-04-24
   Southwest Pilots Join Partnership for Open & Fai
2015-04-24
   Pratt & Whitney Selects Christchurch Engine Cent
2015-04-24
    Microsemi Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
2015-04-24
    McKean Defense Awarded Recompete to Support NSWC
2015-04-24
   Hawaiian Holdings Reports 2015 First Quarter Fin
2015-04-24
    Copa Holdings Announces First Quarter Financial
2015-04-24
    ASUR Announces Resolutions Approved at the Gener
2015-04-24
    ASM Works in Partnership With Puerto Rico to Att
2015-04-24
   Amadeus announces further expansion of its airpo
2015-04-24
   Air New Zealand selects Pratt & Whitney PurePowe
2015-04-24
   United Announces Record First-Quarter Profit
2015-04-23
   Thales and Zinio Partner to Deliver an Enhanced
2015-04-23
   Southwest Pilots Join Partnership for Open & Fai
2015-04-23
   Southwest Airlines Reports Record First Quarter
2015-04-23
   Raytheon Reports Solid First Quarter 2015 Result
2015-04-23
   Northrop Grumman Signs Long-Term Agreement with
2015-04-23
   NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Ima
2015-04-23
    Nano Terra Receives Boeing Performance Excellenc
2015-04-23
   Lockheed Martin Declares Second Quarter 2015 Div
2015-04-23
    Kings Avionics Now Featuring Bundled Jeppesen Na
2015-04-23
    Benchmark Electronics Reports First Quarter Resu
2015-04-23
    Jeppesen Teams With Purdue University For Pilot
2015-04-23
    Global Commercial Drones Market 2015-2020: Marke
2015-04-23
   Amadeus announces further expansion of its airpo
2015-04-23
   Alaska Air Group Reports Record First Quarter 20
2015-04-23
    Airline CEOs to Discuss Future of Airline Compet
2015-04-23
   X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Demonstrates the First A
2015-04-23
   Pratt & Whitney Powers X-47B Unmanned Aircraft A
2015-04-23
    North America Aviation Crew Management System Ma
2015-04-23
   NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Kicks Off Geography T
2015-04-23
    Marvin Test Solutions Enhances Cross Platform Sm
2015-04-23
    Aircastle to Present at the Wells Fargo 2015 Ind
2015-04-23
    Aircastle to Announce First Quarter 2015 Earning
2015-04-23
    Air Force Association Announces General Larry Sp
2015-04-23
    Four Seasons Private Jet Revealed: An Inside Loo
2015-04-23
    The Wings Club Foundation Announces John Leahy A
2015-04-22
    Registration Open for AFA's CyberPatriot VIII, N
2015-04-22
   NASA TV Coverage Set for Space Station Cargo Shi
2015-04-22
   Media Accreditation Opens for SpaceX Commercial
2015-04-22
    Explore Dallas from 30,000 Feet
2015-04-22
    DeBakey High School Students to learn about STEM
2015-04-22
    UAV Turbines, Inc. Announces Program to Lend Eng
2015-04-22
   Northrop Grumman Launches 2016 CyberCenturion Co
2015-04-22
   NASA TV Coverage Set for Space Station Cargo Shi
2015-04-22
    Media Accreditation Opens for SpaceX Commercial
2015-04-22
    AeroCentury Corp. Reports Profitable First Quart
2015-04-22
   /C O R R E C T I O N -- Raytheon Company/
2015-04-22
    "One Of The World's Best Air Shows" to Be Presen
2015-04-22
   NASA Completes First Green Aviation Tests on Boe
2015-04-21
    Mohegan Sun and Incheon International Airport Co
2015-04-21
   GLOBE Program Marks 20 Years of Global Earth Sci
2015-04-21
   UTC Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
2015-04-21
    Priority Pass Partners With Swissport to Launch
2015-04-21
   New satellite payload ensures safe and efficient
2015-04-21
   Lockheed Martin Reports First Quarter 2015 Resul
2015-04-21
   
2015-04-21
   Ball Aerospace Hubble Space Telescope Science In
2015-04-21
    Ada's Dream Holiday Takes to the Skies With Pega
2015-04-21
   Webcast Alert: Southwest Airlines to Discuss Fir
2015-04-17
    Volaris Now Connecting Guanajuato and Los Angele
2015-04-17
   Viva Aerobus Celebrates Launch of Service from D
2015-04-17
   NASA Spacecraft Achieves Unprecedented Success S
2015-04-17
   NASA Awards Radiation Challenge Winners, Launche
2015-04-17
    Michelin Earns 'Supplier Of The Year' Recognitio
2015-04-17
   Celebrate with NASA as Agency Commemorates Hubbl
2015-04-17
   Boeing récompense l’industrie française
2015-04-16
    Seven Innovations for the Aircraft Cabin of the
2015-04-16
   NASA Selects American Small Business and Researc
2015-04-16
   JBT Corporation Awarded Over $10 Million AeroTec
2015-04-16
    Congressional Gold Medal Presented to the Doolit
2015-04-16
News archive...News archive...    
Select the number of news items: 25 50 75 100 150 200


Advertising

 
Académie Nationale de l'Air et de l'Espace subscription

Aeromorning - Aeronautics and Space News - A directory of aerospace companies, events, who's who - Independent Aerospace Insights
Pierre Sparaco's Chronicles - Global aerospace 2010 engineering &services - Aerospace company
aerospace engineering, aerospace jobs, aerospace services, aerospace company, aerospace companies, global aerospace 2010