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Ten Predictions for US High Performance Building in 2014

Moving Beyond Net Zero Building to the Impact of Europe and China on US Green Building
January 20, 2014

Portland/Seattle green builder Hammer & Hand unveiled its 10 predictions for the United States high performance building industry. Hammer & Hand’s Sam Hagerman said, “We see exciting developments coming in 2014.”


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Ontario Government Releases 2013 Long-Term Energy Plan

Plan Balances Five Principles That Will Guide Future Decisions
December 23, 2013
On Dec. 2, the Government of Ontario released the 2013 Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) highlighting the importance of conservation and outlining a plan for clean, reliable, and affordable energy for Ontario.


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Detecting Costly Refrigerant Leaks

Balancing Environmental Responsibilities, Energy Savings, System Resiliency
October 21, 2013
Over the course of recent years, the HVACR industry has been focused and made strong progress on developing and advancing refrigeration equipment and systems responsible-use practices.


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June 10, 2013: General Pacific Spins-Off Conservation Products Division

New Energy Conservation Products Company Is Created
June 10, 2013
General Pacific Inc. has announced the spin-off of its Conservation Products Division into a standalone, privately held company called EcoTone Products LLC. The new company is focused exclusively on the wholesale distribution of energy conservation products across the continental United States.


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March 20, 2013: ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions to Help University Save $35.8 Million

March 20, 2013
ABM announced that ABM Building Solutions has been selected by Wright State University to complete a campus-wide energy conservation project through its Bundled Energy Solutions (BES) program to lower the university’s energy consumption by nearly 40 percent.


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Home Energy Audits Point to Most Cost-Effective Improvements

December 3, 2012
Energy conservation can save 5 to 30 percent on energy bills which can translate into thousands of dollars a year for homeowners. Tim Bryant, owner of Bryant Energy Services, shares some advice for keeping customers comfortable while improving the efficiency of their homes. The key is a home energy audit.


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Survey Examines Sustainability

November 12, 2012
Green Builder Media released the results of a survey focused on the green-building practices of nearly 200 building professional firms across the U.S.


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A.O. Smith Shares Green Star Award

September 10, 2012
As a result of its efforts to conserve energy and resources, the Cookeville plant and its 75 employees received the A. O. Smith Chairman’s Green Star award during a special ceremony.


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Aug. 6, 2012: IBM Reports Its Energy Efficiency Program Saved $43 Million Last Year

August 6, 2012
IBM released its ninth annual Corporate Responsibility Report, in which the company reported significant results in energy conservation and data center energy efficiency last year. The company said it saved more than $43 million in electricity expenses and conserved 378,000 megawatt hours of electricity last year.


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Distribution Center Achieves Net-Zero Energy Use

June 18, 2012
McCormick & Company Inc. and Constellation Energy, a business unit of Exelon, have announced that McCormick’s 363,000-square-foot distribution center in Belcamp, Md., now generates more electricity than it uses though the implementation of energy efficiency and solar power.


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