Articles Tagged with ''solar''

Sept. 21, 2011: Grant Awarded to Develop Next-Generation Building Integrated Photovoltaics

September 21, 2011
As part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot initiative, Dow Solar, a business unit of the Dow Chemical Co., has been awarded a $12.8 million, three-year grant to fund a program to significantly reduce the cost of building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) products.


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Nationwide Utility Rates Now Available on Open EI

September 19, 2011
Utility rates from cities all across the United States are now available in one place — the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Open Energy Information platform, or OpenEI.org.


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Sept. 19, 2011: Global Solar Energy Market to Reach $75.2 Billion by 2016

September 19, 2011
According to a new report, the global solar energy market is forecasted to grow from around $39.6 billion in 2011 to $75.2 billion in 2016.


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85 Years of Leadership: HVAC Changes Shades of Green

September 19, 2011
Some of us remember the surge in solar and other renewable technologies in the late 70s and early 80s, and how, when incentives gradually disappeared, the market seemed to go with it. What is the risk of history repeating itself?


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Contractor Champions Solar

August 29, 2011
Champion AC, a veteran-owned and operated HVAC contracting company, recently added solar air conditioners to its list of product offerings.


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Home Reaches Net Zero

August 29, 2011
Sara and Gareth Ross contacted Coldham & Hartman Architects, a firm that makes “ecologically intelligent design” a focal point of its efforts.


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Contractor Won’t Forget Comfort

Savings Don’t Always Make the Sale
August 29, 2011
What are the chief concerns of your customers? Many HVACR contractors hope their concerns have a green tendency, both in terms of ecological impact and financially.


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Solarhot: Commercial Solar Pump Station

August 15, 2011
The SV series commercial pump station includes everything needed for a commercial solar thermal installation, says the company.
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Aug. 1, 2011: Study Says Solar Panels Help Keep Buildings and Homes Cool

August 1, 2011
The solar panels on the roofs of buildings and homes aren’t just providing power; they are also helping to cool the building or house as well, according to a team of researchers led by Jan Kleissl.


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Ingersoll Rand Sponsors Solar Decathlon Entry to Showcase Benefits of Solar

July 25, 2011
Ingersoll-Rand plc has awarded $150,000 to Purdue University to sponsor its team’s bid in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2011. The company said the underwriting of Purdue’s entry illustrates the contribution that solar energy and state-of the-art technology bring in creating environmentally responsible residential homes.
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Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

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