Fourth Annual Competition Includes More Than 3,000 Buildings
August 23, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched the 2013 Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. Teams from more than 3,000 buildings across the country are competing to see who can most reduce their buildings’ energy use.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revised its Energy Star requirements for residential refrigerators and freezers. The updated requirements raise the bar for energy efficiency in these products and, for the first time, encourage manufacturers to include optional connected features.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the winner of its third annual Energy Star National Building Competition — Demarest Elementary School, Bloomfield, N.J., which documented a 52.1 percent reduction in energy use.
The ever-changing world of refrigeration equipment regulations is getting an update. A recently published white paper addresses a variety of topics, including new Energy Star standards, new legislation affecting refrigerated display cases, and required certifications for commercial foodservice equipment.
Taco launches “March to Efficiency” promotion; Camfil Farr changes name to Camfil; Johnson Controls named a Bronze Class Sustainability Leader; Emerson Climate Technologies’ program wins social media marketing award; Arkema joins Window and Door Manufacturers Association; Fulton Cos.’ chief engineer named to three National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors subcommittees; Follett earns Energy Star for its Horizon ice machines.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star program launched the 2012 National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings with a record 3,200 buildings across the country going head-to-head to improve energy efficiency, lower utility costs, and protect health and the environment.
Perlick Corp., which makes package bar equipment, beverage dispensing systems, and residential undercounter refrigeration, has announced that its patented Signature Series 48-inch freezer/refrigerator (HP48FR) has been awarded the Energy Star® Most Efficient designation for 2012.