Identifies energy efficiency measures through auto-generating OpenStudio and EnergyPlus building models
November 21, 2016
The new simuwatt energy assessment application and platform is designed to make building energy modeling quick and easy. Building professionals can create an energy model directly from field data collected using simuwatt on the web, Windows Surface, and Apple iPad tablets.
A proposed joint standard from ASHRAE and ACCA that establishes consistent practices for conducting and reporting energy audits is open for an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review. ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 211P, Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits, is open for public comment until Sept. 19, 2016.
Rebates of up to $1,250 available for energy-efficiency home improvements
August 1, 2016
Residential customers of Dominion East Ohio can save several ways with the company’s Home Performance with Energy Star® program. It includes a home energy assessment to help diagnose high utility usage and comfort issues, and then provides rebates of up to $1,250 for completion of energy-efficiency improvements.
Industrial Assessment Centers provide hands-on training for engineering students to conduct energy audits
February 16, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin presented the West Virginia University (WVU) Industrial Assessment Center with the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Enabling Industrial Energy Efficiency.
BPI Energy Auditor Training Now Available for Eligible Individuals
March 10, 2015
Priority Energy, a Chicago energy solutions and training company, has partnered with Albany Park Community Center (APCC) to provide free energy auditor training to unemployed or under-employed Cook County residents. Qualified individuals include anyone with HVAC and construction backgrounds.
Furnace Filters, Home Energy Audits, Safety Accessories, and Select Services Available
February 23, 2015
Washington Energy Services, a provider of home energy audits, HVAC and plumbing services, has announced a new online store, enabling its customers to easily order products and services to keep their home efficient, comfortable, and safe.
To figure out which efficiency improvements make the most sense, owners usually turn to HVAC professionals to conduct comprehensive energy audits, which are used to thoroughly evaluate existing mechanical systems. While energy audits have traditionally occurred on-site, some firms are offering virtual energy audits.
The Project Was Completed Ahead of Schedule and Significantly Under Budget
November 3, 2014
SourceOne, an energy management firm managed by Veolia North America, has announced the completion of a boiler decentralization project for The Dimock Center, a nonprofit community health and human services organization located in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
Conservation Services Group (CSG) announced that Ken Neuhauser, M.Arch., MSc. Arch., LEED AP, has joined its expanding Consulting Services division. Named a senior project manager, Neuhauser brings almost two decades of energy efficiency and building design experience to CSG.
In every industry, companies are looking for ways to save on energy costs. This article provides a quick guide that examines several low-cost ways you can find energy savings for any facility. Among the savings areas, we’ll take a look at heating, lighting, electric motors, power factor correction, and more.