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.
Pilot Program Expected to Reduce Utility Costs 10 to 15 Percent at Wayne County Headquarters Building
August 7, 2014
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.
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.
Restaurant Group Achieves 7.6 Percent Reduction in Energy Use Intensity
July 28, 2014
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.
DOE Has Identified Five Key Technology Areas of Interest
July 24, 2014
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.
The First Phase Produced 18 Percent Energy Savings
July 21, 2014
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.
Recipients to be Honored at Awards Dinner in September
July 17, 2014
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.
Enables NRM’s Refrigeration Solutions to be Deployed Through Lime Energy’s Web-Based Platform
July 15, 2014
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.
Project Includes Steam System and Weatherization Improvements, Installation of New HVAC Controls, and More
July 7, 2014
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) and NORESCO have entered into a $3.8 million energy savings performance contract for work on the Greensboro, North Carolina, campus.