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.
New Energy Conservation Products Company Is Created
June 10, 2013
General Pacific Inc. has announced the spin-off of its Conservation Products Division into a standalone, privately held company called EcoTone Products LLC. The new company is focused exclusively on the wholesale distribution of energy conservation products across the continental United States.
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.
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.