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.
Nine in 10 Likely Voters Support Energy Efficiency as Solution to US Energy Challenges
March 10, 2014
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).
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.
Survey Provides Data on Local Energy Efficiency Initiatives
February 3, 2014
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.
Air Curtains, Dehumidifiers, Condensing Boiler Contribute to Supermarket’s Efficiency
January 6, 2014
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.
International Energy Agency Pegs Investment in 2011 at $300 Billion
November 6, 2013
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.
The North American geothermal market claimed $102.8 million in revenue in 2012, and is expected to reach $147.6 million by 2017, according to Frost & Sullivan, a San Antonio-based market research and analysis firm.