Articles Tagged with ''energy''

Making HVACR Work off the Grid

October 10, 2011
While manufacturers continue to look at ways to make HVACR equipment as energy efficient as possible, just as much attention is being paid to finding ways to get that equipment off the electric grid and powered as much as possible by such alternative energy sources as solar, wind, photovoltaic (PV), and geothermal.


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Sept. 30, 2011: Heat is Power Act is Re-introduced in the House of Representatives

September 30, 2011
Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) led a bipartisan effort including Reps. Ron Paul (R-Texas), Jay Inslee (D-Wash.), and Shelly Berkley (D-Nev.) in re-introducing the Heat is Power Act, H.R. 2812.


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Sept. 20, 2011: Study Says U.S. Building Energy Codes Have Reduced Energy Use

September 20, 2011
In what is said to be the first United States study to measure the real impact of building energy codes on total household energy consumption, the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) found that U.S. building energy codes have reduced household energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.


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Sept. 20, 2011: GE Energy Completes Deal to Acquire Converteam

September 20, 2011
GE has announced the successful completion of GE Energy’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Converteam, a leading provider of power conversion and automation systems and high-efficiency power electronics, motors, and generators.


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Nationwide Utility Rates Now Available on Open EI

September 19, 2011
Utility rates from cities all across the United States are now available in one place — the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Open Energy Information platform, or OpenEI.org.


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Sept. 15, 2011: USDA Announces Funding for Over 900 Projects to Boost Renewable Energy

September 15, 2011
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced grants for more than 900 agricultural producers and rural small businesses across the country to implement renewable energy and energy efficiency measures in their operations.


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Sept. 12, 2011: Army Establishes Task Force for Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

September 12, 2011
John M. McHugh, secretary of the army, announced the establishment of the Energy Initiatives Office (EIO) Task Force at the GovEnergy Conference.


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Sept. 7, 2011: Recycled Energy Development, National Gypsum Launch High-Efficiency CHP Project

September 7, 2011
Recycled Energy Development (RED) and National Gypsum Company (NGC) have announced the development of a combined heat and power (CHP) project at NGC’s Burlington, N.J., facility.


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ASHRAE Seeks to Define an Energy Use Metric

August 29, 2011
ASHRAE is working to define one metric to move the building industry toward producing net-zero energy buildings by 2030.
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Aug. 26, 2011: DOE and Ad Council Educate Consumers on How to Save Energy

August 26, 2011
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Ad Council have launched a national consumer education campaign to help consumers save money by saving energy.


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Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

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