Case Studies

Trane has partnered with K-12, higher education, municipal, and healthcare organizations nationwide to make their buildings better for life. Please check out the following case studies for real-world examples and learn how Trane’s comprehensive solutions can not only make your buildings better for life, but save your organization money.

HIGHER EDUCATION CASE STUDIES

 

Northeast Community College

Case-Study_NECC Northeast, Trane and NC3 are rebranding the image and acceptance of vocational schools. The team has revamped Northeast’s HVAC program with a new curriculum and the construction of a state-of-the-art training lab.

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Ozarks Technical Community College

By implementing a comprehensive energy management solution, and upgrading HVAC equipment and controls, significant reductions in electricity usage are projected resulting in cost savings of $200,000 in the first year.

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Washburn Tech

Higher-Ed_WTA rigorous curriculum, combined with updated training labs featuring the newest equipment and advanced technologies, are ensuring that graduates possess the skills, training and validation required by the industry.

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State Fair Community College

case-study_state-fairSustainable efforts at State Fair Community College reduce costs, engage students, and generate revenue for the college. Energy efficient upgrades are expected to save the college nearly $314,000 annually.

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Wichita Area Technical College

case-study_watcThe new Climate and Energy Control Technologies Lab at Wichita Area Technical College is aiding in the school’s recruitment efforts, with administrators now managing a wait list for the HVAC program.

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Oklahoma City Community College

Higher-Ed_OCCCInfrastructure upgrades at Oklahoma City Community College have resulted in a larger, more comfortable and more efficient school. Energy use per square foot decreased by nearly 35 percent.

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University of Central Missouri

Higher-Ed_UCMThe $36.1 million Energy Savings Contract was designed to save approximately 31% of annual energy costs.  Trane guarantees the University an annual energy and operational savings of more than $735,000.

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K-12 EDUCATION CASE STUDIES

 

Dighton USD 482

TS_DightonPerformance contracting upgrades result in projected savings in operations, maintenance and utility expenses of $190,000 a year; enhance the learning environment with quiet and comfortable classrooms.

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Rock Creek USD 323

K12_Rock-CreekThe web-based BAS gives Rock Creek facility managers an online, enterprise-wide view and control over all of its buildings and systems from any computer with Internet access, resulting in flexible, cost-effective facility management.

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Tonganoxie USD 464

K12_TongieThe upgrades are estimated to result in efficiency increases of up to 27 percent.  The overall savings in operations, maintenance and utilities from the facility improvements are projected to be $217,000 annually.

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Kansas City Public Schools

Performance guarantee funds re-commissioning to restore mechanical equipment operation throughout District, resulting in significant energy savings, enhanced educational environment, and $1.3 million in utility rebates.

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Liberty Public Schools

K12_LibertyTrane wireless zone sensor technology is perfect for new construction, remodels and retrofits. It provides substantial savings in time and money by eliminating the need for wiring schematics, conduit and running wires.

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Southeast of Saline USD 306

K12_SE-SalineIt was the students at Southeast of Saline USD who envisioned and promoted high performance upgrades in their district to initiate a $1.4 million infrastructure improvement effort that benefits student learning while saving money.

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ENTERTAINMENT & HEALTHCARE CASE STUDIES

 

The Center

Impact-Story_The-CenterThe Center For Individuals With Physical Challenges, due to system upgrades, is experiencing significant building comfort improvements and energy savings with a Trane Tracer SC building automation system.

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The Children’s Center Rehab Hospital

Healthcare_TCCTrane and Streets Mechanical helped The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital prepare for a massive expansion to provide more services to area children while addressing aging, inefficient HVAC systems.

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Boulevard Brewing Company

By providing a one-stop HVAC/controls solution to meet efficiency and comfort needs with a short turnaround time, Trane enabled an on-time opening, with the added results of more than $8,000 in incentives.

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Civic Center Music Hall

Entertainment_Civic“When the acoustic performance standards for the air-handling equipment were set, we didn’t think we could achieve it with cataloged equipment. Trane said they thought they could. We said, ‘Prove it!’ Well, they did.”

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RELIGIOUS CASE STUDIES

 

Grace United Methodist Church

Markets_ChurchProviding consistent temperatures, increased reliability and quiet operation, Trane VRF systems installed on the daycare/Sunday school building have improved comfort for the church staff, congregation and visitors.

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Trinity United Methodist Church

Religious_TrinityTwo Trane water-source heat pumps replaced existing heat pumps to solve humidity issues at Trinity United Methodist Church, providing a more comfortable environment for the church’s daycare children and staff.

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RENTAL SERVICES CASE STUDIES

 

U.S. Senior Open

Entertainment_US-OpenThe Trane Rental Services team provided equipment, installation and support to satisfy the extensive cooling and power needs at the 2014 USGA Senior Open held at Oak Tree National golf course in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant

Wolf-CreekThe Trane Rental Services team engineered and initiated a solution that included a rental chiller and generator, ensuring reliable, safe cooling of a portion of the nuclear plant’s cooling water system.

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ADDITIONAL CASE STUDIES & RESOURCES

 

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