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Toronto Introduces Property-Tied Energy Efficiency Loans

Homeowners Can Get Loans of Up to 5 Percent of the Assessed Value of Their Homes
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The city of Toronto recently piloted a program that will allow residents in certain designated neighborhoods to get city-financed loans to improve their homes’ energy and water efficiency.


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March 10, 2014: University of Maryland Program Approves Technology Development Projects

Two Projects Are HVAC Related
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The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, has approved research projects combining Maryland companies with state university researchers. Two of the projects are HVAC related.


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March 10, 2014: Americans Strongly Support Energy Efficiency

Nine in 10 Likely Voters Support Energy Efficiency as Solution to US Energy Challenges
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Efforts to promote energy efficiency enjoy overwhelming support among Americans, according to a poll released by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).


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Going From Green to Lean?

Looking at Shifting Priorities for Supermarkets
By Peter Powell
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Over the last couple of months, I’ve referenced comments from Terry Parker, president of Merchandising by Design, who spoke on the topic “The Art and Science Behind Compelling Fresh Food Formats” at last fall’s Food Marketing Institute Energy and Store Design Conference.


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Feb. 12, 2014: Danfoss Seeks Entries for EnVisioneer of the Year Award Competition

Award Recognizes Advancements in Energy Efficiency, Environmental Responsibility
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Danfoss has announced that it is seeking entries for its fifth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition. 


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Is Shaheen-Portman on Life Support?

By Herb Woerpel
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Congressional shakeup casts doomsday shadow on monumental energy-efficiency bill.
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Feb. 3, 2014: US Mayors Place High Priority on Energy Efficiency

Survey Provides Data on Local Energy Efficiency Initiatives
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Despite budget constraints, mayors in the United States expect to significantly expand their investment in energy technologies over the next five years, according to a new survey highlighting how cities are deploying new energy technologies to make their city operations and communities more energy efficient.


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Green Technologies Produce an Even Fresher Pete’s Market

Air Curtains, Dehumidifiers, Condensing Boiler Contribute to Supermarket’s Efficiency
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Supermarket retailer Pete’s Fresh Market is recognized as one of the greenest supermarket retailers in the U.S., but something sets its nine-store Chicago-based operation’s green mission apart from other chains. The chain records energy data, utilizing equipment that has proven effective at other locations.


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Nov. 6, 2013: Energy Efficiency Goes from Hidden Fuel to First Fuel

International Energy Agency Pegs Investment in 2011 at $300 Billion
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The scale of global investment in energy efficiency and its contribution to energy demand are as significant as those of other developed supply-side resources, stated the International Energy Agency (IEA) as it introduced a new report that describes the wide range of energy efficiency activities worldwide in market terms.


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Nov. 4, 2013: States Are Advancing Energy Efficiency

Paper Describes Actions Governors Have Taken to Further Cost-Effective Energy Efficiency
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States have been essential to the progress the United States has made in using energy more efficiently, according to a new paper released by the National Governors Association (NGA).


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