Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency improvements''
Data Can Be Used to Identify and Prioritize Cost-Saving Energy Efficiency Improvements
June 24, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publicly available database of residential and commercial building energy performance information.Read More
Energy Efficiency Has Made Its Way to the Top of Many Organizations’ To-Do Lists
June 24, 2013
The energy efficiency of commercial buildings has improved over the last several decades, but the HVAC industry has only scratched the surface when it comes to squeezing the energy waste out of underperforming buildings.Read More
Improvements Are Expected to Save an Estimated $77,000 Annually
June 24, 2013
Ameresco Inc., a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced that it has signed and begun work on an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Lewis and Clark County, Mont.
Good Samaritan Medical Center Recognized for Best Practice in Sustainability
June 10, 2013
EH&E’s energy optimization project at Good Samaritan Medical Center, a hospital in the Steward Health Care Network, has received top honors in the Best Practice Sustainable Building Operations by a Building Owner category at the International Facilities Management Association’s (IFMA) Boston Awards of Excellence ceremony.Read More
December 14, 2012
Although residential electricity consumption is increasing, a national survey finds Americans blame their utilities or their inefficient homes for their rising energy bills rather than putting the blame on themselves for using more power.Read More
December 3, 2012
Kings County and Chevron Energy Solutions announced completion of a solar and energy efficiency program expected to reduce energy costs at 23 sites within the county. This work marks the third phase of a sustainability program that Kings County embarked on with Chevron Energy Solutions in 2004.
October 29, 2012
Siemens Building Technologies announced that it has introduced the Environmental Impact Calculator, a new app available free-of-charge through the Apple Store. Siemens’ new tool allows facility managers and others to estimate a building’s baseline carbon footprint from purchased electricity, natural gas, and heating oil.
October 15, 2012
The HERO (home energy renovation opportunity) financing program allows homeowners in Western Riverside County to finance home energy and water efficiency improvements through their property taxes. It was announced that $50 million in home energy retrofits have been financed since the program was launched.
September 4, 2012
The city of Chicago has launched the third phase of Retrofit Chicago — the Residential Partnership. This effort brings together nonprofit groups, utility companies, and city government programs to accelerate the number of retrofits being completed in single-family homes and multi-unit apartment buildings.
September 3, 2012
Florida A&M University (FAMU) has chosen Siemens to implement a $12.2 million performance contract that is expected to save the university approximately $1.2 million in equivalent guaranteed annual energy savings.