According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), when businesses invest in energy efficiency, it yields 200-300 percent return on investment (ROI). Steps taken to make HVAC systems more efficient are beneficial for both business profitability and sustainable resources.
The recent severe drought in California that led to water rationing, followed by the Flint, Michigan, water crisis due to lead in the water supply, has emphasized the vital importance of water as a natural resource. In light of this, rainwater reuse systems and water filtration are two subjects that deserve a closer look.
Quick! What is the value of your HVAC contracting business? Is it taxable income times three? Taxable income times five? Or is it the value of the assets minus debts? It is literally your million dollar question that you need to know.
Countries across the world have taken what has been described as “critical steps” toward their goal to agree on a global phasedown of HFCs. The parties to the Montreal Protocol meeting in Vienna have reached agreement on solutions to all the identified challenges, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported.
Helps company surpass its efficiency and sustainability goals
August 8, 2016
Energy management system supplier GridPoint announced that its submetering, monitoring, and intelligent building control technology, combined with cloud-based analytics software and services, has helped Chipotle restaurants reduce energy usage by more than 13 percent over a multi-year period.
Bob and Tim had just arrived at a service call, the first one for the day. The complaint was that the homeowner’s air conditioning had stopped sometime in the night and the residence was hot. After their initial checks, they suspected a low charge.
The traditional, and still dominant, uses of energy modeling are all associated with building design, such as HVAC system selection and sizing and code compliance. But energy modeling has impactful post-occupancy uses as well.
Election years often bring a flurry of legislative and regulatory activity. This first of a two-part series will describe some key changes in federal regulations that may make it harder, more costly, and less efficient for employers to run their organizations.
Chinese a/c manufacturer Midea has become the latest to target Europe, by taking an 80 percent stake in Italian firm Clivet. The current shareholders of Clivet, the Bellò family, will retain a 20 percent stake.