Articles Tagged with ''Department of Energy''

Nov. 5, 2013: Energy Efficiency Program Saves US Manufacturers $1 Billion

Through DOE Program, Over 1,750 Plants Across the United States Are Saving Energy
November 5, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized more than 120 manufacturers that are saving on energy costs and cutting greenhouse gas emissions via its Better Buildings, Better Plants Program. 

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DOE Launches Buildings Performance Database

Free Public Database Provides Building Energy Performance Information
August 5, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched its Buildings Performance Database, a free, publicly available database of residential and commercial building energy performance information.

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July 24, 2013: DOE Initiates Action to Establish Pump Efficiency Standards

DOE Publishes Notice of Intent to Establish Rulemaking Working Group
July 24, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice of intent to establish a rulemaking working group to negotiate proposed federal energy efficiency standards for commercial/industrial pumps.

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June 5, 2013: DOE Publishes Protocols for Showing Energy Savings

Protocols Determine the Savings from Energy Efficiency Upgrades
June 5, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a new series of protocols for determining savings from energy efficiency upgrades in homes, commercial buildings, and industrial facilities. 

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An Open and Closed Case — Retrofit Planning

May 20, 2013
This is the second of a five-part series providing a guide for retrofitting open refrigerated display cases with doors, which comes from a publication of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance.

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DOE Proposes Fan and Blower Standards

Rulemaking Framework Comments Accepted Until June 3
April 29, 2013

While some industry leaders and organizations are cooperating with the DOE to develop the standards, others claim fan and blower regulation is unnecessary, redundant, and could negatively impact the industry. 

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April 22, 2013: First Meeting of Commercial HVACR, Water Heating Group Scheduled

April 22, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the first meeting of the newly formed Commercial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Water Heating, and Refrigeration Certification Working Group will be held on April 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at DOE headquarters in Washington, D.C. 

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Regional Standards Timeline

April 22, 2013

A chronological list of events involving the regional standards rulemaking process and subsequent lawsuit.

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An Open and Closed Case – An Introduction

April 22, 2013
This is the first of a five-part series providing a guide for retrofitting open refrigerated display cases with doors. It comes from a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) publication. This part provides an introduction and background on the topic.

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DOE Considering Pump Efficiency Standards

The Department of Energy Is Seeking Industry Input Until May 2
April 22, 2013

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is considering creating minimum efficiency standards for clean-water commercial and industrial pumps — and they’re calling on industry leaders, manufacturers, industry associations, and other organizations for input.

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