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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has announced that Advanced Energy Design Guide for Medium to Big Box Retail Buildings: Achieving 50% Energy Savings Toward a Net-Zero-Energy Building is now available.