Articles Tagged with ''building efficiency''

Feb. 27, 2014: Mayors from 10 Major US Cities Unite to Improve Efficiency, Cut Emissions

City Energy Project Expected to Bring Significant Economic and Environmental Benefits
February 27, 2014

The mayors from 10 major United States cities announced they will undertake a united effort to significantly boost energy efficiency in their buildings, a move that combined could lower energy bills by nearly $1 billion annually and cut emissions equal to taking more than a million cars off the road.


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New Energy Secretary Will Focus on Energy Efficiency

DOE Will Continue to Push for Efficiency Improvements
June 10, 2013
The case for energy efficiency in the United States is this — every year, much of the energy that the U.S. consumes is wasted. That’s why during his first public speech, the new Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz, said he was making energy efficiency a focal point during his tenure.


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Dec. 19, 2012: ARPA-E Awards Funding for Breakthrough Energy Technology Projects

December 19, 2012
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that 66 research projects have been selected by its Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) to receive a total of $130 million in funding for their portential to develop breakthrough energy technology solutions.


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Oct. 9, 2012: BIM Tools Are Becoming a Necessity for AEC Firms, Says Report

October 9, 2012
Many architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms have taken advantage of the market downturn to try innovative approaches to the construction process, such as building information modeling (BIM). According to a report from Pike Research, early adopters of BIM will gain a significant advantage over their competitors.


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Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

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