Efficiency investments are projected to generate more than a quarter million new hires in 2016
July 13, 2016
Energy efficiency is driving innovation in policies, practices, and technologies, and with that is becoming much more significant to our economy, noted speakers at the 2016 Energy Efficiency Forum, held at the National Press Club in Washington, District of Columbia, cosponsored by Johnson Controls and the U.S. Energy Association.
The Energy Star Label Is Strongly Recognized by the Majority of Americans
May 28, 2015
The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) has announced that results from its National Awareness of Energy Star® survey for 2014 shows continued growing strength for the Energy Star brand. In 2014, 89 percent of households recognized the Energy Star label when it was shown to them.
D.C. Has Most Energy Star Buildings, Followed by Los Angeles, Atlanta, and New York
April 7, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its seventh-annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings in 2014. This year, Washington, District of Columbia, debuted in the top spot with 480 buildings.
DCKV Provides Control Over the Ventilation System by Modulating the Speed Depending on Cooking Activity
February 18, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Melink Corp.’s Intelli-Hood® Demand Control Kitchen Ventilation (DCKV) system with the 2015 Energy Star Emerging Technology Award. Intelli-Hood will be recognized at the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) Show.
Energy Star Home Advisor Can Help Homeowners Increase Energy Efficiency and Save Money
December 19, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the launch of its Energy Star Home Advisor, an online tool designed to help Americans save energy and money by improving the energy efficiency of their homes through recommended, customized and prioritized home-improvement projects.
Buildings in Boston, Chicago, Fayetteville, Ark., New York, Seattle, and Washington, D.C., Honored
November 28, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the first existing multifamily housing properties to earn the new Energy Star multifamily certification for superior energy performance. EPA recognized 17 apartment and condo buildings across the country.
This Year’s Competitors Saved More Than $20 Million
April 28, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Claiborne Elementary School, Baton Rouge, La., has won the annual Energy Star National Building Competition. EPA said teams from more than 3,000 buildings competed. Claiborne Elementary School won by cutting its energy use nearly in half.