Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency''

Study: Energy-Efficiency Loans Have Low Default Rates

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Energy-efficiency loan financing is proving to be a stable, low-risk investment with low default rates and large-scale potential, according to a study released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

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Ohio Launches Energy Loan Fund for Energy-Saving Projects

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The Ohio Department of Development has launched the Energy Loan Fund, which provides low-cost financing to manufacturers, small businesses, public entities, and nonprofit organizations for energy-saving projects.

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Jan. 6, 2012: New Book Offers Guidance on Improving Efficiency in Existing Buildings

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Guidance on increasing energy efficiency in existing buildings through measuring and tracking efficiency and implementing an efficiency plan is featured in a new book, Energy Efficiency Guide for Existing Commercial Buildings: Technical Implementation.

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Jan. 5, 2012: DOE Releases New Version of Building Energy Modeling Software

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the release of the latest version of its building energy modeling software, EnergyPlus, which calculates the energy required to heat, cool, ventilate, and light a building.

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Jan. 3, 2012: Trane Launches New Intelligent Building Automation Platform for Data Centers

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Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has announced the launch of Tracer™ XT, a platform based on GE software technology designed to improve the performance and efficiency of data centers.

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Jan. 2, 2012: McCarthy Tops Out on Building R&D Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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McCarthy Building Companies Inc. has topped out on construction (placed the last beam at the top of the structure) of the new Maximum Building Energy Efficiency Research Lab (MAXLAB) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

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Dec. 29, 2011: Serious Energy Joins DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge

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Serious Energy Inc., a leader in energy efficiency solutions, announced that it is a founding Financial Ally of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Better Buildings Challenge, an initiative to make America’s buildings 20 percent more efficient over the next decade.

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Dec. 26, 2011: Lab Homes to Test Energy Efficient and Smart Home Technology

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Two new research home facilities at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) will serve as a test bed for studying energy efficient and smart home technology.

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EPA Holds Energy Reduction Contest

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In May 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. In its second year, the competition featured teams from 245 buildings across the United States.

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Pro Energy Consultants Introduces 'It's EASY Being Green' Campaign

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Pro Energy Consultants of Dallas has introduced the company’s “It’s EASY Being Green” campaign to educate consumers about practical and cost-effective ways to improve a home’s overall energy performance, increase indoor comfort, and lower energy bills.

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