Expiration of these credits impacts both the residential and commercial markets
December 7, 2016
The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) expressed extreme disappointment that the House stopgap spending bill to fund the U.S. government does not include an extension of the Investment Tax Credit for geothermal heat pumps. The expiration of these tax credits, which apply to a range of efficiency technologies, will threaten thousands of U.S. jobs.
The ACEEE produces its state scorecard annually. This year’s edition zeroes in on six policy areas in which states pursue energy efficiency, including utility and public benefits programs and policies, transportation policies, building energy codes, combined heat and power (CHP) policies, state government-led initiatives around energy efficiency, and appliance and equipment standards.
According to an online survey produced by LevelFunded Health, a national health insurance agency, 87 percent of small businesses that offer group health care saw health insurance premiums rise by 25 percent since 2014, with 12 percent experiencing premium increases of 50 percent or higher.
Boosted by the demand for refrigeration equipment in cold storage and food processing
December 5, 2016
The global HVACR systems market, which stood at a value of $81.1 billion in 2015, is likely to progress at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5 percent between 2016 and 2020, reaching an opportunity worth $130.7 billion by the end of the forecast period, according to a new report by Transparency Market Research (TMR).
Being a valuable employee means being someone a service contractor can rely on each day to give an honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay. It also means an individual should provide his or her talents and skills to the company and its customers with integrity and honesty.
Advanced technologies have contributed to the growth of the market
December 2, 2016
The global evaporative condensing unit market is projected to reach $1.61 billion by 2026, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2 percent from 2016 to 2026, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets.
Initiative aims to develop more sustainable communities
December 1, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National League of Cities have announced the launch of the Better Buildings Zero Energy Districts Accelerator to move the building market toward adopting sustainable practices to help achieve zero energy use in buildings.
UTC Climate, Controls & Security, which manufactures products under the Carrier, Bryant, Payne, and ICP brand names, has announced a price increase of up to 5 percent on residential and commercial HVAC equipment.