Naugatuck High School

Combined Heat and Power Magazine

A recent article in Combined Heat and Power Magazine highlighted an energy project at Naugatuck High School. Controlled Air Inc. worked with Advanced Energy Efficiencies to develop a cogeneration installation that will provide 140 kW of electrical power and 820,000 Btus of hot water supply. Advanced Energy Efficiencies put together a highlight video giving a…

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Fascia’s Chocolate

Fascia Chocolates

Fascia’s Chocolates is a family owned chocolate company located in Waterbury CT. They have been in existence since 1964 and have been winners of multiple awards. As they have grown and their energy demands have increased they decided to make improvements to their existing facility. Advanced Energy Efficiencies and Controlled Air Inc. worked together to…

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30th Anniversary of EPA’s Climate Partnership Programs

EPA 30 Climate Partner

30th Anniversary Celebration We’re thrilled to be able to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in celebrating the 30th anniversary of @EPA’s first voluntary climate initiative, Green Lights. #30climate Learn more: 30 years ago, @EPA launched its first voluntary climate partnership program: Green Lights. Today, we are one among tens of thousands of organizations…

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Go Green, Avoid Outages and Save Money

One of our partners, Exergy Energy, is hosting a series of webinars of on energy efficiency. Webinar Series: Chapter 1: The Basics (Wednesday June 17, 2 PM Eastern) Chapter 2: Free Backup Generator (Wednesday June 24, 2 PM Eastern) Chapter 3: Batteries vs Backup Generator (Wednesday July 1, 2 PM Eastern) Chapter 4: Free Battery…

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River Road, Shelton

River Road VRF Installation Cassette

The River Road project is a new construction office complex. They wanted to provide comfort, efficiency and temperature management to all office locations. It was a custom design build project in which Controlled Air, Inc. performed all calculations and engineering required. We installed a VRF system  with variable speed  compressors for heating and cooling on…

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Vin Chiocchio Speaking at the Executive Energy Summit, September 2018

In this video our president, Vin Chiocchio spoke at the Executive Energy Summit about energy efficient equipment, energy modeling and ways to finance upgrades . He spoke along side Elena Cahil, President of Globele and Alex Discepolo of Globele Advisors. This is the second executive energy summit held, with the information being updated based on…

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Fall Executive Energy Summit

Executive Energy Summit

The Executive Energy Summit is the second event this year which covers energy efficient technologies and their impact on your business environment. There will be multiple speakers including Vin Chiocchio, which will cover a variety of topics that will help you make informed decisions about upgrades to your building environment. The Executive Energy Summit is…

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Geothermal, Ground Source Heat

Ground Source Heat Pumps

Ground source heat pump tax credits were recently reinstated for the current tax year through Jan. 1, 2022. The tax credit applies to residential and commercial installations of Ground Source Heat Pumps. Ground source heating is a renewable and reliable source of heat. The earth absorbs the suns energy and at a depth of 6…

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globele Executive Energy Summit

Energy Summit April 2018

On January 25, 2018, Vin Chiocchio joined with globelé Energy for the Executive Energy Summit. In this three hour long event 4 speakers in the energy field spoke about a variety of topics to educate about energy efficiency for commercial buildings. The Executive Energy Summit was prepared especially for executive management professionals to assist in…

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University of Bridgeport, Bates Hall VRF System

We planned, designed, managed and installed one complete Lennox VRF system at Bates Hall, a historically recognized building on the campus of University of Bridgeport. This system was chosen due to the lack of space provided and the exceptional zoning capabilities it provides the customer. This system has the ability to heat and cool at the…

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Energy Efficiency Funding

This is just a quick summary of some funding available in energy efficiency for both large scale and small scale projects: C-PACE Connecticut Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) is an innovative program that is helping commercial, industrial and multi-family property owners access affordable, long-term financing for smart energy upgrades to their buildings. C-PACE allows building…

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Variable Frequnecy Drives (VFD)

Variable frequency drives are a system for controlling the revolutions per minute in an electric motor. It is a type of adjustable speed drive that can be added to any in industrial, OEM, and HVAC motor driven system. They can be used in conjunction with control pumps, fans, Condenser fans, air handler motors, HVAC fans, and cooling…

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