Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency improvements''

July 28, 2014: Arby’s ‘Efficiency Matters’ Program Provides Company-Wide Energy Savings

Restaurant Group Achieves 7.6 Percent Reduction in Energy Use Intensity
July 28, 2014

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG), franchisor of the quick-service sandwich chain with nearly 3,400 restaurants worldwide, announced energy reduction savings as part of its company-wide sustainability efforts. ARG achieved a 7.6 percent reduction in energy use intensity as a result of a variety of energy initiatives implemented.


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Opportunity Knocks for Companies Working in the UK with the Green Deal

May 2, 2014

One UK government response to concerns about energy efficiency and spiralling costs is the Green Deal scheme, launched last year in a bid to encourage more people to invest in energy-saving improvements in homes and workplaces.


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Toronto Introduces Property-Tied Energy Efficiency Loans

Homeowners Can Get Loans of Up to 5 Percent of the Assessed Value of Their Homes
April 7, 2014

The city of Toronto recently piloted a program that will allow residents in certain designated neighborhoods to get city-financed loans to improve their homes’ energy and water efficiency.


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Honeywell to Tackle Facility Upgrades at Rock Island Arsenal

Extensive Building Upgrades Expected to Provide $5.3 Million in Annual Savings
April 7, 2014

Honeywell and the U.S. Army have announced a $61 million modernization project at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing Technology Center (JMTC). The project will support infrastructure improvements at the facility that are expected to cut energy use by approximately 35 percent.


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Performance Contract to Cut Energy Use by 30 Percent at Appalachian State

Energy Savings Measures Will Be Installed in 28 Buildings Encompassing over 1.6 Million Square Feet
December 23, 2013
Pepco Energy Services Inc., a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings Inc., has signed a $16.3 million comprehensive energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Appalachian State University.


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June 24, 2013: New Building Performance Database Launched by DOE

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.


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Steps in Optimizing a Building to Operate as a High Performance Building

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.


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Ameresco Undertakes Montana Energy Efficiency Project

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.


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EH&E Energy Project Receives IFMA Boston Award of Excellence

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.


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Dec. 14, 2012: Americans Avoid Responsibility for Wasting Energy, Blame Utilities or Inefficient Homes

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.


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