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Arizona Schools Save More Than $1.5 Million in Electricity Costs with Solar

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Tioga Energy has announced the completion of a 961 kW solar energy project for two sites in the Washington Elementary School District (WESD). This undertaking will save the WESD more than $1.5 million over the next 20 years, including over $28,000 in the first year of operation alone.


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California Lottery Uses Thermal Energy Storage to Achieve Net Zero

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CALMAC has announced the installation of its IceBank® thermal energy storage tanks at the California State Lottery Headquarters in Sacramento, Calif. The old, inefficient building was replaced by a new building, which now consists of retail, exhibition, and office space plus a net-zero multi-purpose pavilion.


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Siemens to Provide Energy Efficiency Upgrades to Manchester Memorial Hospital

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Under a comprehensive $4.9 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN), the Building Technologies division of Siemens Industry Inc. announced that Manchester Memorial Hospital should save nearly $500,000 a year in utility consumption.


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How Hybrid Water Heaters Helped a Brewery Improve Its Business

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In the winter of 2011, Steve Lonsway, president and brewmaster of the Stone Cellar Brewpub & Stone Arch Brew House in Appleton, Wis., was faced with a challenge. One of the three standard tank water heaters in the restaurant at his brewery stopped working and the company needed hot water to service its customers.


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Telkonet Partners with OTO Development in Energy Management Project

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Telkonet Inc., developer of the EcoSmart energy management platform, announced that a new development project, Hyatt Place Los Angeles International Airport/El Segundo of El Segundo, Calif., will be installed with a fully networked EcoSmart energy management system.


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School District to Save More Than $34 Million with Solar and Efficiency Upgrades

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Jurupa Unified School District and Chevron Energy Solutions have announced the completion of a 2.7 megawatt solar and energy efficiency program expected to reduce energy costs at 27 school sites and save the district more than $34 million.


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Bedford County, Schools Choose NORESCO for Energy Savings Project

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NORESCO announced that it has secured a $7.9 million energy savings performance contract with Bedford County (BC) and Bedford County Public Schools (BCPS) in Virginia. The project is funded by reductions in energy and water usage over a 15-year contract term, with no upfront cost to taxpayers.


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Riccar Heating Credits GPS Vehicle Tracking for Recovery of Stolen Vehicle

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A video released by Riccar Heating, an Andover, Minn.-based HVAC firm, credits its FleetMatics GPS Vehicle Tracking Solution for leading the local sheriff to vehicle thief suspects and the recovery of that stolen vehicle.


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Pre-Cool Systems Installed at Chesapeake Energy Provide Fast Payback

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Greenway Design Group Inc. announced its local dealer has installed the company’s Cool-n-Save systems at the Chesapeake Energy Corp. campus in Oklahoma City, where they are expected to provide an estimated return on investment of about 12 months.


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Energy Management Provides Quick Savings for Ramada Conference Center

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Telkonet Inc. announced the results of an EcoSmart energy management system installation that has provided quick, significant savings for the Ramada Conference Center Lewiston/Auburn in Maine.


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