HVAC contractor’s new program aligns with the ‘New York City Carbon Challenge’
May 2, 2016
Donnelly Mechanical, an integrated HVAC and energy services contractor, has announced the launch of its “Carbon Cutter Program” for New York City commercial buildings. The company developed the comprehensive HVAC energy program to assist building owners and managers with achieving their energy reduction objectives.
Focuses of program include heating and cooling systems, and sensors and controls
April 28, 2016
Four U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories are joining Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to expand an online crowdsourcing community for building technologies called JUMP, which helps bridge the gap between cutting-edge ideas and the marketplace.
In addition to BOMA award, the building is also LEED and Energy Star certified
April 19, 2016
The Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce management team for 170 South Main has announced that the class A, 15-story high-rise in downtown Salt Lake City has been honored with the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) Kilowatt Crackdown Climate Leader Award.
Small to medium sized buildings make up the vast majority of buildings. Many existing buildings are inadequately insulated, use outdated, inefficient HVAC technologies, and have poorly functioning control systems. This poses a pressing renovation need, notes BSRIA, and also a host of new business opportunities.
Projects spur nearly $800 million in private investment and will save customers $341 million in energy costs annually
April 11, 2016
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that in the past four years, 112,000 residential and commercial energy efficiency projects have been completed or are currently under development through New York state clean energy programs.
Tozour to provide smart, high-efficiency technology to largest training complex in the NBA
April 6, 2016
The Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association (NBA) team has announced a partnership with Tozour Energy Systems, a full-service HVAC and building automation provider based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Algorithms could improve lighting and heating and cooling systems
March 24, 2016
Buildings could use significantly less energy with the help of a new project announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at its Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The lab is being awarded $300,000 for the project which is part of DOE's new Small Business Vouchers Pilot.
City’s new energy legislation addresses three areas
March 23, 2016
Mayor Ed Murray applauded the Seattle City Council for passing building energy legislation that establishes policies aimed at driving energy efficiency and reducing climate impact. The legislation was first mentioned in Murray’s State of the City on Feb. 17.
BMS, electrical distribution, and field devices ensure energy and operational efficiency
March 21, 2016
Located in Zuidas, Europe’s fastest growing business and knowledge district, The Edge in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is heralded as the world’s most sustainable office building. Officially opened in May 2015, this 40,000-square-meter, multi-tenant, Class A office building was conceived by OVG Real Estate.
To meet the standard, projects must use whole building energy simulation
March 7, 2016
Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) announced that its IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) software has been officially approved for compliance with the state of Minnesota’s Sustainable Building 2030 (SB 2030) Energy Standard.