Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency''

Top A/C Hacks to Save Money

By Cory Contreras
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While September can be slightly cooler, it’s often when a/c systems stop working. The relentless heat of July and August takes a toll on a/c equipment new and old. But consumers can hack their a/c bills to save money throughout September and into the cold months ahead.


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Sept. 15, 2014: Most U.S. Companies Project Increased Energy Efficiency Investment in 2015

Schneider Electric Survey Reveals Biggest Trends Impacting Business
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Three quarters of decision-makers at U.S. companies have invested in energy efficiency programs in the past 12 months, and more than half (56 percent) project their investment in energy efficiency next year will be more than last year, according to survey results released by Schneider Electric.


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Syska Hennessy Provides Design Services for New College Football Hall of Fame

The Company Collaborated with a Number of AEC Firms in the Design and Construction of the Landmark Project
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Syska Hennessy Group Inc. announced that it provided the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP); architectural lighting design; and low voltage infrastructure design for the new College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience, located in Atlanta.


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Utilities Debate Value of Energy Efficiency

Providers Believe Rebates and Reward Programs Have Become Too Expensive
By Nick Kostora
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What kind of energy-efficiency goals are realistic, what types of rebates and reward programs should energy providers have in place for consumers, and how great is the demand for these conservation programs?


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SmartStruxure Solution Provides Tenant Comfort and Energy Efficiency

Helps in Attaining LEED Certification
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Lincoln Property Co., a national real estate services firm that manages One Burlington Business Center in Burlington, Massachusetts, for an equity firm, turned to Schneider Electric for assistance when the owners decided to pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.


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Sept. 4, 2014: ACEEE Announces New Board Members

Board Also Expressed Appreciation to Rose McKinney-James, Who Is Transitioning Off the Board
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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has announced that Kathrin Winkler of EMC and Michael Sachse of OPower have joined the organization’s board of directors.


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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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NEWSMakers: Mark Satterfield

Mark Satterfield, founder and CEO of Gentle Rain Marketing Inc. and author of “The One Week Marketing Plan” talks about his book and the importance of HVAC blogging. Posted on Sept. 19.

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