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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
April 7, 2014

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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March 10, 2014: University of Maryland Program Approves Technology Development Projects

Two Projects Are HVAC Related
March 10, 2014

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, has approved research projects combining Maryland companies with state university researchers. Two of the projects are HVAC related.


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March 10, 2014: Americans Strongly Support Energy Efficiency

Nine in 10 Likely Voters Support Energy Efficiency as Solution to US Energy Challenges
March 10, 2014

Efforts to promote energy efficiency enjoy overwhelming support among Americans, according to a poll released by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).


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Going From Green to Lean?

Looking at Shifting Priorities for Supermarkets
February 17, 2014

Over the last couple of months, I’ve referenced comments from Terry Parker, president of Merchandising by Design, who spoke on the topic “The Art and Science Behind Compelling Fresh Food Formats” at last fall’s Food Marketing Institute Energy and Store Design Conference.


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Feb. 12, 2014: Danfoss Seeks Entries for EnVisioneer of the Year Award Competition

Award Recognizes Advancements in Energy Efficiency, Environmental Responsibility
February 12, 2014

Danfoss has announced that it is seeking entries for its fifth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition. 


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Is Shaheen-Portman on Life Support?

February 10, 2014
Congressional shakeup casts doomsday shadow on monumental energy-efficiency bill.
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Feb. 3, 2014: US Mayors Place High Priority on Energy Efficiency

Survey Provides Data on Local Energy Efficiency Initiatives
February 3, 2014

Despite budget constraints, mayors in the United States expect to significantly expand their investment in energy technologies over the next five years, according to a new survey highlighting how cities are deploying new energy technologies to make their city operations and communities more energy efficient.


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Green Technologies Produce an Even Fresher Pete’s Market

Air Curtains, Dehumidifiers, Condensing Boiler Contribute to Supermarket’s Efficiency
January 6, 2014

Supermarket retailer Pete’s Fresh Market is recognized as one of the greenest supermarket retailers in the U.S., but something sets its nine-store Chicago-based operation’s green mission apart from other chains. The chain records energy data, utilizing equipment that has proven effective at other locations.


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Nov. 6, 2013: Energy Efficiency Goes from Hidden Fuel to First Fuel

International Energy Agency Pegs Investment in 2011 at $300 Billion
November 6, 2013
The scale of global investment in energy efficiency and its contribution to energy demand are as significant as those of other developed supply-side resources, stated the International Energy Agency (IEA) as it introduced a new report that describes the wide range of energy efficiency activities worldwide in market terms.


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Nov. 4, 2013: States Are Advancing Energy Efficiency

Paper Describes Actions Governors Have Taken to Further Cost-Effective Energy Efficiency
November 4, 2013
States have been essential to the progress the United States has made in using energy more efficiently, according to a new paper released by the National Governors Association (NGA).


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EVENTS

Taking Energy Solutions to the Next Level: Selling Efficiency Effectively

10/14/12
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
Carlsbad, Calif
MSCA LIVE 2012's optional program, Taking Energy Solutions to the Next Level: Selling Efficiency Effectively,will highlight the true value of improving energy efficiency. Read More

Introduction to M&V

4/1/14
Sandman Vancouver City Centre
180 West Georgia Street, V6B 4P4
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada

The training introduces the basic concepts of M&V (measurement and verification) and the IPMVP (International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol).

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Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

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