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Posted: Jun 27, 2014 | by admin | none

BUILDINGS magazine, a monthly publication with a distribution of more than 74,000 building owners and facilities management professionals in North America, has selected Trane’s Advantage Buildings-LVariable Refrigerant Systems (VRF) as a 2014 Money-Saving Product winner. The magazine strives to help readers make smarter decisions relevant to the management, modernization, and operation of their facilities.

The Advantage VRF™ is part of an elite group of 97 products showcased in the magazine’s June 2014 issue. Finalists were evaluated by the BUILDINGS editorial staff for the money-saving qualities they offer to building owners and facility managers in areas such as energy consumption, water savings, lighting, envelope improvement, and maintenance.

Go to the BUILDINGS product page to see what the publication says about the Advantage VRF.

Posted: Jun 24, 2014 | by admin | none

This year’s American Heart Association’s HeartChase was held on June 21st in Chesapeake, VA!   Damuth Trane had a 5 ½ person team to participate in the HeartChase.  Kris and Vicky Aldridge along with baby Tristan, Diane Casey, Amber Smith and Trever Tomes all represented Damuth Trane and came in 4th out of the 28 teams!!!  The rain held out and it was a great day for the HeartChase!

This event took place all around the Chesapeake Medical Park, taking participants through 10 different checkpoint challenges to try and earn the team points. Physical activities as well as health knowledge were used at the different stations.

The HeartChase supports the American Heart Association’s goal of helping to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans, building longer and healthier lives and working to reduce deaths from heart disease and stroke.

Best of all, this was a fun and interactive way to help our community and the American Heart Association chase away heart disease for good.   Great job team!20140621_120230-3

Posted: Jun 18, 2014 | by admin | none

energy-star-logoDamuth Trane has earned the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Certification once again for 2014 for the main building located at 1100 Cavalier Blvd. Chesapeake, VA 23323.  ENERGY STAR® certifications for commercial buildings is a program that helps companies save money and helps to protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.  Damuth Trane has been an ENERGY STAR® certified building since 2001, and was the first commercial building in the Hampton Roads area to achieve this certification.

Clint Damuth, President of Damuth Trane, commented on the recent award, “We are very pleased to have been awarded the EPA’S ENERGY STAR® for many years. Damuth Trane strives to be a responsible environment partner and is happy to help clients work towards lowering operational costs and energy emissions. ” We have been able to improve our energy performance by managing energy strategically and by making cost-effective improvements to our building.

The ENERGY STAR® Certification signifies that Damuth Trane uses 35% less energy and causes 35% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than comparable buildings across the country and also operates among the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide.

Damuth Trane can assist clients in identifying issues and can help clients become more energy efficient throughout all stages of the building upgrade process; from lighting to controls, equipment tune-up and replacement, to managing the entire project.

For more information about ENERGY STAR Certification for Commercial Buildings visit:  www.energystar.gov/labeledbuildings

Posted: Jun 16, 2014 | by admin | none

942072_589682474377284_1652777126_nThis year’s American Heart Association’s HeartChase will be held on June 21st in Chesapeake and the game begins at 10:30am!   The HeartChase supports the American Heart Association’s goal of helping to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans, building longer and healthier lives and working to reduce deaths from heart disease and stroke.

Wondering what the HeartChase is exactly?  This event is a fun and frenzied hunt of hidden rewards and healthy lives; it’s like a giant scavenger hunt!  Teams of 2-5 people will compete in a chase throughout the community in search of hidden donations.  Each team will face 10 checkpoint challenges along the way and will be tracking their progress in the HeartChase Mobile Game App. The team with the most points at the end of the clock wins.

Damuth Trane is excited to have a four person team competing in the challenge.  Our team players are Diane Casey, Project Coordinator, Trever Tomes, Sales Engineer, Vicky Aldridge, General Ledger Staff Accountant and Amber Smith, Accounts Payable Clerk, good luck!

Best of all, this is a fun and interactive way to help our community and the AHA chase away heart disease for good. Happy hunting!

Posted: Jun 11, 2014 | by admin | none

homepagephoto_1Damuth Trane is a big supporter of our community events and is proud to be a sponsor of the 9th Annual CHKD RunWalk for the Kids!  This year’s event will take place on June 14, 2014 at Town Point Park in Norfolk.  The event will run from 6:15am-10:30am.  The RunWalk for the Kids is a project of The King’s Daughters to benefit the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.

With an 8K Run, 2-mile Walk, and 1-mile Fun Run, this event is a great opportunity for all ages to get out, exercise and play together.  Finishing medals will be awarded to all participants.  This is a family fun event with plenty of activities for everyone.  This year’s theme is super hero, so be sure to wear your best cape design and come out for a great time!  Shalynn Phillips, one of Damuth Trane’s Account Coordinators, will be out running to support this great cause on June 14th!

“Everyone is a hero at CHKD!”

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