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Oct. 21, 2014: Partnership to Provide Residential Energy Efficiency Loan Program

The Program Will Provide Nationwide Loans for Energy Efficient Home Upgrades

To make it easier for homeowners to secure affordable loans for energy efficiency improvements, three complementary organizations are joining forces: Conservation Services Group (CSG), CUNA Strategic Services (CSS), and LendKey.


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Demos with US Navy Validate Energy Efficiency Savings Opportunities

NREL Identified Advanced Plug Load Controls and Whole-Building Energy Efficiency Retrofits as Good Investments

Field demonstrations of newly proven energy efficiency technologies are yielding valuable results for the U.S. Navy, helping it meet energy goals. The initial results have encouraged the Navy to move forward with broader implementation of several of the energy efficiency technologies.


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ABM to Save City of Harrisonburg, Va., over $2.5 Million

Facility Upgrades Include HVAC, Lighting, and Building Controls

ABM , a leading provider of facility solutions, announced its ABM Building Services business has been selected by the city of Harrisonburg, Virginia, to implement a second phase of energy efficiency and facility improvements through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.


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Honeywell Helps Coe College Graduate to Next Level of Sustainability

Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Energy Loan Will Fund Building Retrofit Project

Honeywell has launched a campus-wide energy efficiency retrofit project for Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that is expected to decrease the college’s electricity use by 25 percent and natural gas consumption by almost 50 percent, and deliver approximately $220,000 in guaranteed energy and operational savings each year.


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July 28, 2014: Arby’s ‘Efficiency Matters’ Program Provides Company-Wide Energy Savings

Restaurant Group Achieves 7.6 Percent Reduction in Energy Use Intensity

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG), franchisor of the quick-service sandwich chain with nearly 3,400 restaurants worldwide, announced energy reduction savings as part of its company-wide sustainability efforts. ARG achieved a 7.6 percent reduction in energy use intensity as a result of a variety of energy initiatives implemented.


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Opportunity Knocks for Companies Working in the UK with the Green Deal

One UK government response to concerns about energy efficiency and spiralling costs is the Green Deal scheme, launched last year in a bid to encourage more people to invest in energy-saving improvements in homes and workplaces.


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Toronto Introduces Property-Tied Energy Efficiency Loans

Homeowners Can Get Loans of Up to 5 Percent of the Assessed Value of Their Homes

The city of Toronto recently piloted a program that will allow residents in certain designated neighborhoods to get city-financed loans to improve their homes’ energy and water efficiency.


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Honeywell to Tackle Facility Upgrades at Rock Island Arsenal

Extensive Building Upgrades Expected to Provide $5.3 Million in Annual Savings

Honeywell and the U.S. Army have announced a $61 million modernization project at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing Technology Center (JMTC). The project will support infrastructure improvements at the facility that are expected to cut energy use by approximately 35 percent.


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Performance Contract to Cut Energy Use by 30 Percent at Appalachian State

Energy Savings Measures Will Be Installed in 28 Buildings Encompassing over 1.6 Million Square Feet
Pepco Energy Services Inc., a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings Inc., has signed a $16.3 million comprehensive energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Appalachian State University.


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June 24, 2013: New Building Performance Database Launched by DOE

Data Can Be Used to Identify and Prioritize Cost-Saving Energy Efficiency Improvements
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publicly available database of residential and commercial building energy performance information.


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