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Energy management has become a hot topic in the commercial building market. It also is emerging in importance in the residential market. This page provides the latest information on how the desire to save energy and dollars is driving both building automation and home automation.

ENERGY MANAGEMENT FEATURES

Contractors should educate customers about retrofits that can truly make a difference in their energy bills, such as adding attic insulation. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Energy Saver)

Do Energy-saving Products Actually Save Customers Energy?

All homeowners want to save money on their energy bills, which is why they are often intrigued by gadgets, additives, and one-off products that claim to offer significant methods to cutting energy usage. But HVAC professionals warn that, in many cases, these products do nothing more than separate homeowners from their hard-earned money. 

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Matt Risinger, owner of Risinger Homes in Austin, Texas, works on a Ultra-Aire XT105 dehumidifier. As buildings get tighter, the need for dehumidification is going to rise, said Nikki Krueger of Ultra-Aire.

The Role of Efficiency in Humidification

As buildings and homes get tighter, the need for dehumidification is only going to increase.

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Gina McCarthy, administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), discussed the new clean power plan laid out by the EPA. (Feature photos by Herman Farrer Photography.)

Clearing the Air with Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency and renewable energy are key components of the EPA's Clean Power Plan, which aims to cut carbon pollution from power plants.

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ENERGY MANAGEMENT NEWS

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Aug. 20, 2014: Stem Installs Energy Intelligence Systems for Adobe

Stem Inc. announced that it has finalized an agreement to install and manage energy intelligence systems for its first Fortune 500 customer, Adobe. Stem will install its advanced energy storage and real-time data analytics solution in Adobe’s historic Baker and Hamilton Building in San Francisco.

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Massachusetts Passes Thermal Energy Bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a comprehensive renewable thermal energy bill that will promote the use of clean renewable fuels and technologies to heat and cool buildings. 

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ENERGY MANAGEMENT PODCAST

NEWSMakers: John Missell

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John Missell, vice president and COO of Spectrum Design, joins the program to discuss how his company has utilized geothermal technologies, and we examine the future of renewable energy resources. Posted on Aug. 15.

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2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

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NEWSMakers: Joseph Groh

Joseph Groh, an industry veteran boasting 35 years of HVAC experience, discusses the 2008 bicycle accident that cut his career tragically short, and how the Joseph S. Groh Foundation is his way of giving back to the construction trade. Posted on Aug. 22.

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