Partners Will Work with DOE to Share Their Successful Energy Efficiency Strategies
February 10, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that more than 20 new partners have committed to improving energy efficiency across their building portfolios by 20 percent over the next 10 years. In addition to six in the multifamily sector, new partners include fast-food, restaurant, manufacturing, university, and government facilities.
Recent advancements in measuring and rating the live operating efficiency of HVAC systems have opened new doors in energy efficiency. In this AHR Expo educational session you will learn to measure the basic elements of operating efficiency.
Cost savings are achieved by effective HVAC system cleaning (extends system life, energy savings, etc.). This AHR Expo session discusses how proper HVAC system cleaning can help achieve efficiency and save money.
The standards, which were set by the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) in 2007 and implemented Sept. 1, 2012, required residential gas hot water boilers to meet a minimum AFUE of 82 percent; gas steam boilers, 80 percent; oil hot water boilers, 84 percent; and oil steam boilers, 82 percent.
Bosch Becomes Single-Source Provider of Energy, Building Automation, and Security Solutions in the US
January 16, 2015
Robert Bosch North America Corp. has acquired Climatec LLC, a leading provider of energy efficiency, building automation, security, and life-safety solutions for the U.S. market. Headquartered in Phoenix, Climatec generated sales of $170 million in 2013.
Acquisition Increases Energy Procurement Functionality and Grows Enterprise Customer Base
January 15, 2015
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), announced that it has closed its acquisition of World Energy Solutions Inc., an energy management software and services firm that helps enterprises simplify the energy procurement process through a suite of software-as-a-service (SaaS) tools.
Company Is Encouraging Auto Dealers Across All Brands to Download the Guide
January 9, 2015
To help auto dealers adopt more environmentally responsible business practices while also reducing costs, Honda has released its Green Dealer Guide. This comprehensive energy efficiency guide was developed specifically for dealerships and similar commercial buildings with high energy loads.