The definition also applies to campuses, portfolios, and communities
October 26, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reached a significant milestone in bringing the building community together by releasing a common definition of a zero energy building, or what is also referred to as a “net zero energy” or “zero net energy” building.
In just a few short years, a thermostat with Wi-Fi connectivity went from a novel concept to an expectation. And, with consumers demanding more and more from the devices in their increasingly smarter homes, it’s clear the market will only continue to grow and change.
Tools to gather and analyze energy data in buildings are increasingly using SaaS models
October 15, 2015
With the emergence of data analytics tools and new software-enabled hardware, building energy management services (BEMS) have expanded in capability. BEMS have benefitted from falling costs and $1.4 billion in venture capital (VC) funding to facilitate operational decisions based on analysis of building energy data, reports Lux Research.
When the comfort equipment stops working, it’s time to call the heating and cooling guy. As a contractor, it’s your job to educate customers on the roots of their problems and inform them how a whole-house approach is most beneficial.
Since originating out of Robnett’s parents’ home, Home Energy Experts has grown to 15 employees with 10 fleet vehicles. Additionally, the company’s 2014 revenue increased 19 percent over its 2013 revenue.
Company commits part of sales efforts to focus on outreach to school districts in need
October 12, 2015
Bosch Thermotechnology was recognized by President Barack Obama for its ongoing efforts to provide innovative, low-cost energy solutions across the building spectrum, and to include use of renewable technology solutions like geothermal heat pumps.
Partnership looks to bolster innovation in the building automation and energy management sector
October 12, 2015
Distech Controls, a supplier of energy management solutions, announced that the company is partnering with one of Canada’s top tech hubs, Notman House. The historic, downtown Montreal building provides tech startups with flexible office space that promotes networking, community building, and shared learning.