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FMI Conference Looks at Energy Issues

Event in St. Louis Includes Store Tours
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The annual Food Marketing Institute Energy & Store Development Conference takes place Sept. 7-10 at the Union Station Hotel in downtown St. Louis. The focus of the annual event is on energy efficiency and conservation as well as store design and merchandising.


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Clearing the Air with Energy Efficiency

EPA Administrator Lays Out New Clean Power Plan at Annual Forum
By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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Energy efficiency and renewable energy are key components of the EPA's Clean Power Plan, which aims to cut carbon pollution from power plants.


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Aug. 7, 2014: Detroit’s Guardian Building Energy Efficiency Project Nears Completion

Pilot Program Expected to Reduce Utility Costs 10 to 15 Percent at Wayne County Headquarters Building
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Wayne County, Michigan, announced that a pilot program aimed at improving energy use and reducing utility costs at Detroit’s historic Guardian Building took another step forward with the successful installation of its Energy Operation Center.


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Are Your Customers Being Overbilled for Energy?

Look at the Energy Data and Help Them Save
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In every industry, companies are looking for ways to save on energy costs. This article provides a quick guide that examines several low-cost ways you can find energy savings for any facility. Among the savings areas, we’ll take a look at heating, lighting, electric motors, power factor correction, and more.


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US Ranks Poorly on Energy Efficiency Scorecard

US Places in Bottom Quarter of Nations on 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard
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The rankings are modeled on ACEEE’s time-tested approach to energy-efficiency ranking of U.S. states, and includes 16 of the world’s largest economies.


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

Restaurant Group Achieves 7.6 Percent Reduction in Energy Use Intensity
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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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July 24, 2014: DOE Offers $4 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy and Efficiency Projects

DOE Has Identified Five Key Technology Areas of Interest
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The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a loan guarantee solicitation, making as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.


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July 21, 2014: Smartcool Enters Next Phase of Testing for Refrigerated Transport Sector

The First Phase Produced 18 Percent Energy Savings
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Smartcool Systems Inc. announced that it has received approval for beta testing of its energy efficiency technology with a Florida-based food distribution firm. This test is the next phase in introducing its technology to the refrigerated transport sector.


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July 17, 2014: Four Are Named Stars of Energy Efficiency by ASE

Recipients to be Honored at Awards Dinner in September
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The Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) has announced four recipients of its 2014 Star of Energy Efficiency Awards: Nest Labs Inc., MGM Resorts International, National Housing Trust, and Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.


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July 15, 2014: Lime Energy Partners with NRM on Refrigeration Energy Efficiency

Enables NRM’s Refrigeration Solutions to be Deployed Through Lime Energy’s Web-Based Platform
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Lime Energy Co., a provider of energy efficiency solutions for small businesses, announced that the company has partnered with National Resource Management Inc. (NRM), a supplier of energy-efficient refrigeration solutions.


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Rajan Rajendran, newly appointed director of the Emerson Innovation Center, talks about the new $35 million facility and how it will function on the University of Dayton campus. Posted on Aug. 29.

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