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April 27, 2012: U.S. Industrial Companies Must Embrace Energy Management to Stay Competitive, Says Report

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Industrial and manufacturing companies in the United States must take additional measures to ensure they remain cost-competitive on a global scale, and the efficient use of energy is one area that U.S. industrial companies can improve upon to accomplish that, according to a report from Pike Research.


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April 26, 2012: EPA Releases List of Cities With the Most Energy Star Buildings

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its annual list of United States metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings for 2011. The list of 25 cities is headed by Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Houston, Dallas, Riverside, Calif., and Boston.


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April 25, 2012: STULZ Partners With Eaton for Data Center Cooling

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STULZ Air Technology Systems Inc. has announced a new strategic partnership with Eaton Corp. The companies said the partnership will combine STULZ’s mission-critical data center cooling technologies with Eaton’s energy-efficient data center containment systems.


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April 23, 2012: New Study of MIT Buildings Suggests Additional Approaches to Energy Efficiency

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In commercial buildings, workers usually come and go en masse each day. As a result, energy use can rapidly become inefficient. Now, a new study done on Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) buildings reveals some data that could help designers and building managers optimize energy usage.


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DOE Seeks Input on Home Performance

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is soliciting input from all parties regarding how DOE can best support the expansion of HVACR businesses into residential whole-house, energy-efficiency services through new initiatives or by building upon existing HVACR to home performance efforts underway within the industry.


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April 20, 2012: Onset Announces Course on Assessing Building Energy Efficiency

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Onset has announced a live, online course on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 2 p.m. EDT entitled Assessing Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings.


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April 17, 2012: Researchers Aim to Develop Smart Building Envelopes to Reduce Energy Costs

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Within the envelopes of commercial and residential buildings rests the promise of major, new energy efficiencies in the built environment, according to University of Michigan researchers.


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April 17, 2012: Nine Utilities Join 'Green Button' Efficiency Program

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The Obama administration announced that nine major utilities and electricity suppliers have committed to providing more than 15 million households with access to data about their energy use with the click of an online “Green Button.”


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Global Forum Promotes Energy Efficiency

By Herb Woerpel
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A number of high-level policymakers, business representatives including some HVACR manufacturers, and nongovernmental organization leaders recently converged in Orlando for the 2012 Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Forum.


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April 16, 2012: GSA Slates 30 Federal Buildings for Maximum Energy Retrofits

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The GSA announced that 30 of its federal buildings are participating in a challenge to achieve what it calls “deep energy savings.” The Deep Retrofit Challenge is asking energy service companies to make these buildings significantly more energy efficient using energy service performance contracts (ESPCs).


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