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Watch Our "We're Built for This" Decarbonization Video

Around the world, investments in district energy infrastructure are accelerating the shift to lower carbon solutions for cities, communities and campuses.

IDEA has produced a new video, "We're Built for This", to demonstrate district energy's role in decarbonizing; highlighting the flexibility, reliability and resiliency of district energy systems and how they continue to evolve to leverage new technologies and lower carbon resources.

Regardless of your organization's role in the industry, we urge you to share it within your networks. Help inform the communities you serve - and the world - how district energy systems achieve economies of scale by aggregating the energy needs of multiple customer buildings. If you are an IDEA Member and interested in receiving this customized video, with insertion of your logo and website included at the conclusion of the video, please contact Jason Beal at jason.idea@districtenergy.org.

Read the Latest Issue of District Energy

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The First Quarter 20243 issue of District Energy magazine is now available online. Members will also receive the printed magazine via mail. As always, District Energy highlights innovative work being done by IDEA members in North America and beyond.


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Presented by Phaidra

Our Next Insights and Innovations webinar for 2023 is sponsored by Phiadra and will take place Wednesday, February 1 at 1:00pm EST.

The Artificial Intelligence revolution is only just beginning and the industrial sector has many production inefficiencies that AI services can solve to unlock tremendous value with little to no new hardware expenditures. Data you have been collecting and storing from your systems is a gold mine waiting to be excavated. Whether you’ve been collecting and storing sensor data for some time, just started or have yet to start - Phaidra AI and HVAC experts will walk you through what to do now to make any future AI service onboarding smooth and create efficiency gains from day one.

Background: Phaidra Co-Founder & CEO, Jim Gao, first applied an artificial intelligence agent to large water-cooled chiller systems as Google’s data center manager. Working then with Phaidra CTO and former lead engineer at Deepmind, Veda Panneershelvam, these AI Agents delivered significant energy efficiency gain and excess equipment utilization reduction within already highly optimized plant systems.

Click here to read the whitepaper Jim produced during his time working for Google.

Click here to see the case study showing 40% efficiency gains an AI Agent achieved for Google’s cooling system.

Webinar Objective: Attendees will leave with a better understanding of how AI will be useful in their plants, how important clean available data is, and have several action steps they can take to enhance their digital transformation no matter where they are in that process.


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