Technology :Aliens Group Hyderabad : Deccan Chronicle
Chiller efficiency improvement
Johnson Controls’ York centrifugal chiller efficiency improvement with variable speed drive for The Oberoi, New Delhi is another case that needs mention.
This technology saved operating costs in excess of 30 per cent, resulting in a payback in less than two years.
In addition to energy savings, problems of high chilled water temperature due to power failures were also eliminated. This is the only chiller technology in the world that has received an EPA award in 2005 in recognition of its energy saving capability of up to 25 per cent.
Cognizant’s state-of-the-art techno-complex in Chennai has an intelligent Integrated Building Management System (IBMS).
“Our IBMS addresses three features: security, safety, and building and utility management. The IBMS command centre acts as the brain of the campus with the neurons being optical fibre/CAT 5 cables that spread to every nook and corner of the campus. All activities can be controlled from this place,” says Srimanikandan Ramamoorthy, Director, Administration, Cognizant.
Sahara City Homes, a chain of 217 well-planned self-sufficient townships, plans to offer a range of amenities including multi-level security system, transport services, power supply with full back-up, air conditioned township, hospital, school, shopping malls and multiplexes, hotels & club, community centres, essential services, well-integrated infrastructure back-up etc.