Articles Tagged with ''energy''

Aug. 16, 2011: Smardt Chiller Group Expands Into Europe

August 16, 2011
Smardt Chiller Group Inc. has acquired Stuttgart’s OPK Klimatechnik AG. OPK has an array of patent properties that cover advances in heat exchange, variable-speed drives, free-cooling chiller controls and compressor optimization.
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Aug. 15, 2011: ASHRAE Seeks to Define Energy Use Metric

August 15, 2011
While the importance of building energy performance metrics to reduce energy use is accepted worldwide, there is no single generally accepted definition of that metric. Under a new initiative, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is working to define an energy use metric to move the building industry toward producing net zero energy buildings by 2030.
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Project Files: Case Study in Action

August 15, 2011
For Tejon34, the objective was to provide energy efficiency in a luxury townhome community.
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Aug. 12, 2011: NREL and Verizon to Explore Energy-Saving Technologies and Techniques

August 8, 2011
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Verizon have signed a memorandum of understanding that could lead to the development of new innovative ways to reduce energy use in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry.


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Aug. 8, 2011: Schneider Electric Announces Collaboration With Cisco

August 8, 2011
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, announced at Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference that it has teamed with Cisco to provide a comprehensive energy management solution that monitors and manages energy consumption across all building domains including IT.


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ESCO Group Holds Event

August 8, 2011
The ESCO Group sponsored an event to bring congressional and HVACR industry leaders together in Washington, D.C.


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White House Selects Metrus Energy for Better Buildings Challenge

August 1, 2011
Metrus Energy Inc., which provides financing for large-scale energy efficiency projects, has announced its selection as a financial partner under the White House’s Better Buildings Challenge (BBC) and as a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action participant.
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Standard Solar Greens Atlantic City With 2,500-Panel Solar Electric System

August 1, 2011
Standard Solar Inc., a leader in the development, installation, and financing of solar electric systems for commercial, government, and residential customers, has announced plans to develop a 598 kilowatt solar electric system for the city of Atlantic City, N.J., marking its entrance into the New Jersey market.
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Homeowners Cut Costs With Hybrid Geothermal System

August 1, 2011
Geothermal wasn’t always on the homeowners’ radar in this application, as they briefly considered replacing their existing high-efficiency propane furnaces and air conditioners with similar equipment. However, the rising cost of propane - combined with federal tax credits - prompted their interest in higher efficiency systems.
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