Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency''
Efficiency Needed to Meet Energy Needs, Reduce Costs, and Cut Emissions
September 25, 2013
A new survey of federal agency purchasing decision makers shows 74 percent agree energy efficiency is among the most effective means of meeting increasing energy needs, achieving cost savings, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read More
Utilities Can Emphasize the Ease of Use and Non-Intrusiveness of Smart Thermostats
September 23, 2013
Utilities already have many commercial and industrial (C&I) customers on demand response programs, curtailing power usage during peak times to balance the load over the course of a day. Smart thermostats offer the opportunity to get more residential customers on board with energy efficiency.
Designated a ‘Smart Energy Community’ by Using Latest Technology
September 23, 2013
While Civita’s residents are still settling in, the 230-acre Mission Valley urban village is living up to its promise to become a model of sustainability and energy efficiency.Read More
Survey Results Provide Insight into Goals, Investments, Future of Energy Management
September 19, 2013
Forty-three percent of energy leaders say their investment in energy efficiency next year is projected to be more than it was last year, according to survey results released by Schneider Electric.
September 17, 2013
It has become abundantly clear that emerging energy efficient technologies and policies for buildings are important not only for a cleaner environment, but also as a means to boost the economy. Years of research have borne this out.
Vocations Can Include the Manufacturing Sector as well as the Trades
September 16, 2013
During the summer, the U.S. congressman representing the district in which I live visited a Danfoss plant where variable frequency drives (VFDs) are manufactured. In a Q&A with the media, the congressman spoke of the need to introduce young people to the value of being part of the manufacturing sector.Read More
American Home Comfort Study Sheds Light on Consumer Trends
August 12, 2013
What drives consumers to purchase HVAC equipment? That’s one of the questions that Decision Analyst Inc., an Arlington, Texas-based market research firm, sought to answer in its comprehensive American Home Comfort Study of 2012-2013.
HVACR Newsmagazine Expands Its Energy Coverage
August 1, 2013
The ACHR NEWS has launched a new Energy Management page on its website at www.achrnews.com/energymanagement. The page will cover energy efficiency, energy management, and a range of energy-related issues.
Leading Sector by Amount Invested and by Number of Deals Was Energy Efficiency
July 17, 2013
Cleantech Group™, a global market intelligence firm covering the clean technology industry, reported that worldwide clean technology venture investment during the second quarter totaled $1.76 billion. Measured by dollars invested, cleantech venture investment grew 56 percent from the first quarter ($1.1 billion).
HVAC is a ‘Key Industry’ For Utilities
July 15, 2013
The EE Global Forum, held in May in Washington, D.C., was a big success for the Alliance to Save Energy (Alliance), the event’s host, who enthusiastically continued its ongoing discussion about the HVAC industry’s role in energy efficiency.