The Barriers to Constructing and Retrofitting Energy Efficient Buildings Center Around Cost
December 22, 2014
Concerns about increasing energy costs are driving many organizations to look to their existing building stock for ways to reduce operating costs, notes Navigant Research. Corporate and government efforts to manage assets in a more strategic manner have produced global market opportunities for energy efficiency.
Solution Will Allow Customers to Proactively Identify and Address Issues
December 17, 2014
Siemens has launched its Site Controls Enterprise Portal platform designed to provide enterprise chain operators with real-time intelligence into and control over the operating conditions of sites and key equipment.
Contract Focuses on Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation
December 16, 2014
NORESCO announced that it has won a $43 million energy savings performance contract for work at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina, the U.S. Army’s largest and most active basic combat training center.
Mammoth Rooftop Systems Fill the Bill for Delta Dental
December 8, 2014
Reliability, energy efficiency, and an integrated, all-in-one solution topped the list of HVAC requirements for major renovation and new construction at Delta Dental of Michigan’s 59-acre headquarters campus in Okemos, Michigan. The company’s goal was to grow the size of its headquarters in an environmentally conscious manner.
Department Seeks Technologies That Provide Significant Energy Savings
November 27, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $5 million in funding to develop and demonstrate new residential energy efficiency solutions, and to support building energy efficiency research at universities and colleges.
Net Zero Energy Installations Could Save Millions a Year in Energy Costs
November 10, 2014
The U.S. Army has partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to increase energy security through improved energy efficiency and optimized renewable energy strategies at nine installations in the Army’s portfolio.
Energy efficiency is a growing market, according to the International Energy Agency, which recently released a study reporting the global energy-efficiency market is worth a minimum of $310 billion a year. That’s a huge market for HVAC professionals to tap into, but what is the most advantageous way to capitalize on this opportunity?