Articles Tagged with ''smart grid''

May 3, 2012: LonMark and OpenADR Alliance Agreement Is Expected to Facilitate Smart Grid Adoption

May 3, 2012
LonMark International and the OpenADR Alliance announced that they are working together to enable interoperability between certified products that will better allow commercial buildings to manage their energy use on the smart grid.

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April 6, 2012: Smart Grid Focus to Shift From Deployment to Applications in 2012

April 6, 2012
The year 2012 represents a turning point for the smart grid sector, where it must prove its value, both in operational and financial terms, to the full range of stakeholders, according to a new white paper from Pike Research.

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March 26, 2012: Studies Find Moderate Savings From Smart Grid Feedback Devices

March 26, 2012
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released a review of research on the use of smart grid technologies, “Results from Recent Real-Time Feedback Studies,” which finds residential electricity savings ranging from 0 to 19.5 percent, with average savings of 3.8 percent.

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March 20, 2012: Smart Grid Study Shows Impact on Intelligent Building Technologies

March 20, 2012
The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) has completed a collaborative research study to identify, define, and size the principle business opportunities presented by the growth of smart grids in relation to intelligent buildings.

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March 5, 2012: Consumer Support for Clean Energy Has Declined Significantly Since 2009

March 5, 2012
Consumer support for clean energy concepts, ranging from renewable energy to smart grid technologies, declined significantly between 2009 and 2011, according to a new survey from Pike Research.

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Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012: New ClimateTalk Alliance White Paper Addresses Remote Access

January 25, 2012
Remote Access Standards, a new white paper from the ClimateTalk Alliance, reviews the capabilities for remote access within the ClimateTalk Open Standards.

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Jan. 23, 2012: CABA Completes Connected Home Market Study

January 23, 2012
The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) announced that it has completed a research study that identifies key emerging areas of opportunity in the North American connected home marketplace. The study analyzes the most desired features for connected home solutions.

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Honeywell Implements Demand Response in China

January 23, 2012
Honeywell International recently announced an agreement with the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) to implement China’s first smart grid demand response project.

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Symposium Explores Future of Smart Grid

January 16, 2012
At the recent Danfoss EnVisioneering Symposium, senior HVACR industry executives and government and industry officials explored the broad potential of the smart grid. At the symposium, speakers discussed the impact of the smart grid on the challenges faced by U.S. buildings and building systems.

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Dec. 20, 2011: CEA Announces Formation of Smart Grid Interface Standards Committee

December 20, 2011
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® has announced the formation of a new committee to advance the standardization of the Modular Communications Interface (MCI) specification. CEA said the new standard will benefit manufacturers, utilities, service providers, and consumers as it creates a path to smart grid ready products.

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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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