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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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).
Honeywell has introduced its new Attune™ Advisory Services, a suite of services that combines cloud-based tools and analytics with a global network of operations centers and energy and facility experts, to provide enhancements that the company says can reduce building utility bills and operating expenses up to 20 percent.