Projects to Address Energy Efficiency Measures and Infrastructure Upgrades in 11 Municipal Buildings
January 5, 2015
Ameresco Inc. announced that it is partnering with the city of Redmond, Oregon, on a comprehensive $1.2 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) to improve city buildings and enhance efficiency.
Data Analytics Enable Energy Auditing That Saves Time, Money, and Manpower
December 29, 2014
FirstFuel Software announced that its Remote Building Assessment project with the Department of Defense (DOD) has been named Project of the Year in the Energy and Water category by the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), the DOD’s environmental technology and demonstration program.
Program Will Also Subsidize the Cost of the Thermostat, Which Will Make It a Low or No Cost Device
August 6, 2014
Honeywell and StarTex Power, a Constellation company and electricity provider that serves customers across Texas, have teamed up to offer homeowners and small businesses an energy-saving bundle that combines competitive electricity rates with a Wi-Fi, app-driven thermostat from Honeywell.
In every industry, companies are looking for ways to save on energy costs. This article provides a quick guide that examines several low-cost ways you can find energy savings for any facility. Among the savings areas, we’ll take a look at heating, lighting, electric motors, power factor correction, and more.
Increased Demand for Energy Efficiency Services Drives Expansion
July 29, 2014
Bluestone Energy Services LLC, a provider of energy conservation engineering and project development services for a variety of sectors including commercial and retail, announced that it is opening a new office in Arlington, Texas, and adding two energy services executives in New York.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) announced the national champions of America’s Home Energy Education Challenge (AHEEC), a student competition created to help families save money by saving energy.
This Summer, Nest Is Introducing Enhanced Rush Hour Rewards and Seasonal Savings Programs
May 29, 2014
One year after launching Nest energy services, Nest Labs Inc., maker of the Nest Learning Thermostat, has announced the results of its Rush Hour Rewards™ program, noting that in summer 2013 it delivered an average of 55 percent energy reduction in residential air conditioning loads during peak times.
Southland Energy Will Develop and Implement Energy Improvement Projects
May 28, 2014
Southland Energy, the energy services division of Southland Industries, has been selected as Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corp.’s preferred contractor for all energy services projects executed at the U.S. Army Post at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Moving Beyond Net Zero Building to the Impact of Europe and China on US Green Building
January 20, 2014
Portland/Seattle green builder Hammer & Hand unveiled its 10 predictions for the United States high performance building industry. Hammer & Hand’s Sam Hagerman said, “We see exciting developments coming in 2014.”
Plan Balances Five Principles That Will Guide Future Decisions
December 23, 2013
On Dec. 2, the Government of Ontario released the 2013 Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) highlighting the importance of conservation and outlining a plan for clean, reliable, and affordable energy for Ontario.