Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency''

Cape Cod Resort Saves $1,400/Month with Hybrid Water Heaters

Hybrid Units Provide a 12 Percent Reduction in Resort’s Energy Bill
The Cove at Yarmouth, located in West Yarmouth, Mass., was throwing money down the drain with its former hot water heaters. Eventually, the resort’s general manager decided to make a change. Murphy’s Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing recommended the Eternal hybrid water heater.


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A Whole-Building Systems Approach to Energy Efficiency

Trends and Innovations Offer New Opportunities for Progress

A multitude of trends and innovations offer new opportunities for progress increasingly converging on the prospect of a new basic concept: whole-building systems. 


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Commercial Market Embraces Energy Efficiency

New HVAC Products are More Energy Efficient than Ever Before

With building owners and managers looking to wring savings from every square foot of space, manufacturers have introduced a wide array of advanced energy-efficient technologies that are designed to lower utility bills without compromising comfort.


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April 30, 2013: Walmart to Greatly Increase Renewables and Energy Efficiency

Mike Duke, Walmart president and CEO, has announced the company’s next step on the path to achieving its goal of being supplied 100 percent by renewable energy. 


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April 24, 2013: Utilities Will Help Drive Building Energy Management Growth

Utilities and vendors of building energy management systems (BEMS) increasingly find themselves with interlocking interests, and they are looking to each other to solve some of their most pressing issues, notes Navigant Research. 


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April 23, 2013: Growth in Electricity Use Slows Due to Energy Efficiency

The growth of electricity demand has slowed in each decade since the 1950s — from a 9.8 percent annual rate of growth in the 1950s to only 0.7 percent per year in the first decade of the 21st century — and will continue its slow growth due to energy efficiency, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).


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April 15, 2013: U.S. Manufacturing Energy Use Down Since 2002

Total energy consumption in the United States manufacturing sector decreased by 17 percent from 2002 to 2010, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).


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Oil-Free Compressors Gaining Steam

The emergence of oil-free compressors is offering manufacturers the ability to greatly reduce energy consumption, making them a viable solution in the commercial development sector.


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Government Projects Create Jobs, Change Market

Lead-by-example government initiatives also have the power to shift the HVACR market toward more energy-efficient, environmentally friendly products for homes and buildings nationwide.


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Feb. 11, 2013: Efficiency, Natural Gas, Renewables Are Transforming U.S. Energy

The United States is consuming energy considerably more efficiently and with lower emissions than just five years ago thanks to a number of modern technologies that are changing decades-old patterns, according to a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy. 


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