Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency''
June 25, 2013
A new study finds that utilities aren’t rewarded for adopting energy efficiency programs, and that reforms are needed to make energy efficiency as attractive as renewable energy.Read More
Building Sector Says: If You Can Build Cost-Efficient Units, We Will Buy Them
June 21, 2013
A coalition that includes the United States federal government and over 200 major commercial building sector partners has issued a challenge to U.S. manufacturers: if you can build wireless sub-meters that cost less than $100 apiece and enable us to identify opportunities to save money by saving energy, we will buy them. Read More
Clinic Uses Nearly 75 Percent Less Energy to Heat and Cool
June 13, 2013
Commercial Passive House consultancy Passiv Science announced that its recently completed dental office project in Roanoke, Va., has officially become the world’s first Passive House dental clinic. The Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt, Germany, presented its Passive House certification to the clinic of Drs. Dickey, Singleton, and Lynch.
New Energy Conservation Products Company Is Created
June 10, 2013
General Pacific Inc. has announced the spin-off of its Conservation Products Division into a standalone, privately held company called EcoTone Products LLC. The new company is focused exclusively on the wholesale distribution of energy conservation products across the continental United States.Read More
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.
Hybrid Units Provide a 12 Percent Reduction in Resort’s Energy Bill
June 10, 2013
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.
Trends and Innovations Offer New Opportunities for Progress
June 3, 2013
A multitude of trends and innovations offer new opportunities for progress increasingly converging on the prospect of a new basic concept: whole-building systems.
New HVAC Products are More Energy Efficient than Ever Before
May 6, 2013
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.
April 30, 2013
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.
April 24, 2013
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.