Three Hilton properties recognized for energy efficiency programs
January 11, 2016
Hilton Worldwide announced that it is the first hospitality company to achieve Superior Energy Performance® (SEP) certification from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for leadership and improvement in energy management and productivity at three hotels.
App provides consumers with energy efficiency insights
December 21, 2015
Earth Networks announced that the WeatherBug Home portion of its WeatherBug® mobile app now includes an integration with the Honeywell Lyric smart thermostat — enabling Honeywell customers to see how the latest weather conditions impact their personal energy use, costs, and comfort.
HVAC contractor is the first recipient of the Above and Beyond Award
December 17, 2015
The Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) program administered by San Diego-based Renovate America has launched a new award for contractors who work with the program to install energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water-conserving technology in homes.
Technologies display promise for technical and commercial impact, but are too early for private-sector investment
December 7, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $125 million in funding for 41 cutting-edge energy technologies awarded by its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). These new projects are funded under ARPA-E’s OPEN 2015 program.
Arby’s has committed to 20 percent energy savings over 10 years
November 16, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Better Buildings Challenge program recognized Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. for its leadership in energy efficiency and 38 percent energy savings at its flagship restaurant in Atlanta.
Honeywell survey reveals that U.S. buildings lack connectivity and intelligence
November 13, 2015
A survey of nearly 500 buildings across seven major U.S. cities by Honeywell and KRC Research shows that building operators prioritize the safety and security of their facilities over efficiency and sustainability.
Joule Assets Inc., a provider of financing solutions for the energy efficiency and demand management industries, has announced an energy efficiency performance insurance offering with Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a leader in equipment insurance and part of Munich Re.
State-led projects will culminate in replicable actions that other state and local governments can adopt
October 12, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $5 million in funding to 11 states to advance innovative approaches for local clean energy development. Each state will design and deploy programs to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Report identifies various strategies and actions to advance energy efficiency
September 30, 2015
In support of the president’s goal to double U.S. energy productivity by 2030, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz unveiled a strategic plan laying out a path businesses, state and local governments, consumers, and other stakeholders can use to achieve this goal.