California State University, Los Angeles, made the decision to not let a leaking, underground HVAC pipe slow down campus activity. Use of a no-dig technology provided a cost-effective solution that did not require demolition or disruption to the campus grounds.
Cypress Envirosystems and Adura® Technologies, leading providers of energy efficiency technologies, have partnered on an online course titled Retrofitting Existing Buildings to Improve Energy Efficiency.
Metrus Energy Inc., which provides financing for large-scale energy efficiency projects, has announced its selection as a financial partner under the White House’s Better Buildings Challenge (BBC) and as a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action participant.
The U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) Denver Federal Center (DFC) campus is nearing the completion of its nearly 7 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) project. The project is GSA’s largest solar installation across the United States, and all campus PV is expected to be online by the end of 2011.
The national Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to improve the energy performance of their homes. In the state of Utah, the program has meant the installation of 567 Coleman® high-efficiency gas furnaces from Johnson Controls and Coleman HVAC distributor Johnstone Supply during the last 12 months.
Energy Upgrade California in Los Angeles County has announced a limited-time increased incentive for energy-saving home upgrades. From now through Labor Day, homeowners who achieve at least 20 percent energy savings can receive $2,000 back from Los Angeles County. In addition, local utilities are offering up to $4,000 back.
IKEA flipped the switch on a newly constructed solar energy system at its southwestern United States distribution center in Tejon, Calif. This installation represents the second-largest, single-roof commercial system in the state, and the sixth largest in the nation.