Advances in energy efficiency have spurred economic growth, lowered bills
July 15, 2015
Energy efficiency has made major strides in the U.S. in the last 35 years, with “energy intensity” — energy used per dollar of gross domestic product — down from 12.1 thousand Btu per dollar in 1980 to 6.1 thousand Btu per dollar in 2014, according to a new report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
Near-term cost pressures overwhelm the bigger picture
July 14, 2015
An international survey of more than 1,500 professionals shows that while most companies see the cost benefits of energy efficiency measures, the majority lack a clear strategy, concrete targets, and a systematic approach to energy efficiency throughout the organization.
North American energy management services market expected to boom over the next five years
July 13, 2015
The rise in energy prices and consumers’ focus on energy efficiency have compelled facility and home owners in North America to adopt energy-saving solutions, notes Frost & Sullivan. Suppliers are diversifying their portfolios with respect to system design and technology in order to remain competitive and meet their needs.
Order requires all large existing state buildings to achieve LEED-EB certification
July 8, 2015
CodeGreen Solutions has won a multi-year contract with the state of California Department of General Services to provide sustainability, energy efficiency, and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) services for over 60 buildings around the state.
Latest technology developments are allowing greater insight into energy procurement and energy usage
July 7, 2015
The global energy management system market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 20 percent from 2015 to 2020 due to highly volatile electricity prices, government regulations, and growing awareness among consumers, according to a new report from Research and Markets.
In October 2009, Stanford University released a comprehensive and long-range Energy and Climate Action plan aimed at maximizing energy efficiency and utilizing clean, renewable energy on campus. The plan includes a cutting-edge energy supply system known as the Stanford Energy System Innovations (SESI) project.