Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency upgrades''

Dec. 24, 2014: California Approves $13.5 Million in Loans for Energy-Efficient Upgrades to Schools

Three School Districts Receive Loans Through the Energy Conservation Assistance Act

The California Energy Commission approved $13.5 million for energy efficiency measures to 14 schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Joaquin County, and Orange County. The Energy Commission also approved grants to four entities to develop and research alternative and renewable fuel projects.


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Central Plant Optimization Yields 25 Percent Efficiency Improvement

Savings of Over $500,000 Annually Expected in Energy, Repair and Unnecessary Services

When Pepco Energy Services (PES) wanted to find cost-effective ways to improve the operations of its Midtown Thermal Control Center (MTCC) in Atlantic City, New Jersey, it contacted Tustin Energy Solutions (TES), a commercial energy management company located in Norristown, Pennsylvania.


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Dec. 9, 2014: Building Energy Efficiency Startup Closes New Financing Round

Essess Has Now Raised Over $10 Million to Commercialize Its Technology

Essess Inc., which has developed a mobile thermal imaging technology and data analytics program to identify and quantify energy losses across numerous buildings, has completed a new financing round, which brings the total amount raised by the company since its founding to $10.75 million.


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City of Battle Creek, Mich., Honored for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

ESPC Projects Result in More Than $84,000 in Annual Energy and Maintenance Savings

Ameresco Inc. announced that its client, the city of Battle Creek, Michigan, was the recipient of the 2014 Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) Energy Services Coalition (ESC) Award for its sustainability focus and leadership in efficiency initiatives.


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Building Automation Alliance Firms Complete Facility Upgrades for Florida Hospitals

BAS, Energy Efficiency Expertise Results in Comfort, Savings for Health Care Providers

InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance member firms MC2 and CM3 have completed building automation system (BAS) and energy efficiency projects for two Florida Hospitals. Both firms are experienced providers of automation and energy management systems for a variety of commercial buildings, including health care facilities.


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Sept. 15, 2014: Study Examines Energy Efficiency Actions of California Solar Homeowners

Looks at the Synergies Between Solar Adoption and Energy Efficiency Upgrades

The energy efficiency actions of California homeowners who installed rooftop solar electric systems are providing insights into the connection between solar adoption and energy efficiency upgrades that could help in the design of future residential energy programs.


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Aug. 13, 2014: ABM to Reduce Energy, Operating Costs by $19 Million for Colquitt Schools

Upgrades Include Replacing HVAC Equipment and Installing Centralized Building Controls with Remote Capabilities

ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced its ABM Building Solutions business has been selected by Colquitt County Schools, Moultrie, Georgia, to provide energy efficiency upgrades and facility enhancements to all 14 schools in the county through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.


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Tips for Updating School HVAC Equipment

Financing Options Help Schools Meet HVAC Project Goals

According to the manufacturers that make equipment for schools, there are often many options available to districts looking to make those much-needed upgrades.


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ABM to Cut Virginia Schools’ Energy and Operating Expenses by over $1.8 Million

Project Will Improve Learning Environment through Facility Enhancements

ABM announced that its ABM Building Services business has been selected by the Franklin City, Virginia, Public Schools to implement a district-wide energy and facility improvement project through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.


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June 24, 2014: Army National Guard Awards Performance Contract for National Headquarters

Energy Savings Performance Contract to Improve Energy Efficiency

Ameresco Inc. announced that the Army National Guard has awarded it an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) task order to improve the energy efficiency of the Army National Guard headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.


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