Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency''

April 16, 2012: GSA Slates 30 Federal Buildings for Maximum Energy Retrofits

April 16, 2012
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).


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April 11, 2012: Honeywell’s Attune Advisory Services to Help Cut Building Energy and Operating Costs

April 11, 2012
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.


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April 11, 2012: NW Ductless Heat Pump Project Names Its Contractors of the Year

April 11, 2012
The NW Ductless Heat Pump Project, an initiative of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) in collaboration with local utilities, named its 2011/2012 Contractors of the Year for the states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.


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April 10, 2012: Bosch Partners With Sustainable Community Developer, Introduces New Experience Center

April 10, 2012
Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. has announced a new partnership with Serenbe, a sustainable eco-conscious community development, that will be the site of a first-of-its-kind Bosch Experience Center designed to showcase the company’s full-line of residential solutions.


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Successful Chiller Optimization Leads to Two Additional Installations

April 9, 2012
EffTec International Inc., provider of a leading water-cooled chiller optimization solution, announced that the company has completed the second add-on installation for a major computer manufacturing customer, bringing the total number of EffTrack™ systems operating at the client’s facilities to three.


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April 5, 2012: Sustainable Initiatives Help Canada's Retailers Save Money, Says Report

April 5, 2012
Canadian retailers who adopt sustainable business practices are differentiating themselves in an increasingly competitive marketplace and also significantly reducing their costs, according to a new report released by Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and the Retail Council of Canada (RCC).


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April 4, 2012: DOE Seeks Feedback on Standard Work Specifications for Multifamily Upgrades

April 4, 2012
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is inviting industry stakeholders involved in the development, finance, and maintenance of multifamily properties, and others in the home performance industry to review and comment on its Standard Work Specifications for Multifamily Energy Upgrades.


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Carrier Launches Energy Experts

April 2, 2012
Carrier Corp. recently introduced its Energy Experts program. The nationwide program is designed for Carrier factory authorized dealers and focuses on improving home performance and reducing consumer energy costs.


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DOE Offers $5.2M to HVAC Projects

April 2, 2012
As part of the Obama administration’s blueprint for an American economy built to last, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the availability of up to $5.2 million in fiscal year 2012 to develop improved building efficiency technologies, including advanced heating and cooling systems.


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Consumers Cautious About Investing in Energy Efficiency

March 26, 2012
Homeowners are being very careful about making investments in home energy savings. According to a recent survey, they are demanding significant energy cost savings to justify any investments of time and money required to install highly efficient HVAC systems, and they have grown more skeptical about promises of a quick payback.


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