Articles Tagged with ''energy conservation''

March 20, 2013: ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions to Help University Save $35.8 Million

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ABM announced that ABM Building Solutions has been selected by Wright State University to complete a campus-wide energy conservation project through its Bundled Energy Solutions (BES) program to lower the university’s energy consumption by nearly 40 percent.


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Home Energy Audits Point to Most Cost-Effective Improvements

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Energy conservation can save 5 to 30 percent on energy bills which can translate into thousands of dollars a year for homeowners. Tim Bryant, owner of Bryant Energy Services, shares some advice for keeping customers comfortable while improving the efficiency of their homes. The key is a home energy audit.


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Survey Examines Sustainability

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Green Builder Media released the results of a survey focused on the green-building practices of nearly 200 building professional firms across the U.S.


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A.O. Smith Shares Green Star Award

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As a result of its efforts to conserve energy and resources, the Cookeville plant and its 75 employees received the A. O. Smith Chairman’s Green Star award during a special ceremony.


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Aug. 6, 2012: IBM Reports Its Energy Efficiency Program Saved $43 Million Last Year

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IBM released its ninth annual Corporate Responsibility Report, in which the company reported significant results in energy conservation and data center energy efficiency last year. The company said it saved more than $43 million in electricity expenses and conserved 378,000 megawatt hours of electricity last year.


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Distribution Center Achieves Net-Zero Energy Use

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McCormick & Company Inc. and Constellation Energy, a business unit of Exelon, have announced that McCormick’s 363,000-square-foot distribution center in Belcamp, Md., now generates more electricity than it uses though the implementation of energy efficiency and solar power.


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Poison Pills Stall the Political Process

By Herb Woerpel
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More than a year since its introduction, could Congress finally be ready to vote on S. 1000, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (ESICA) of 2011?


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Siemens to Implement U.S. Army’s Largest Solar PV System

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Siemens Government Technologies announced that the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center has awarded a $16.8 million task order to implement energy conservation upgrades, including a 4.465 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power generating system — the largest to date for the U.S. Army — at the White Sands Missile Range.


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April 20, 2012: Onset Announces Course on Assessing Building Energy Efficiency

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Onset has announced a live, online course on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 2 p.m. EDT entitled Assessing Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings.


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Air Curtains Open Doors for Business

By Julie Konowitz
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Open doorways enable ease of movement for people and materials, yet open doors are one of the greatest sources of energy loss in a building. While the doors are open for in-and-out productivity, costly energy escapes. Air curtains offer a simple and sensible solution to this issue.


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