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AHRI Braces for Big Regulatory Year

2014 Annual Meeting Examines Government’s Role in HVACR

DOE intends to issue 18 rulemakings affecting industry products and equipment. Of those, only five are scheduled for implementation after the current political administration leaves office. This means 13 rulemakings are likely to go into effect over the next two years.


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Energy Logging for HVAC: A Simpler Approach

New Solution Optimized for Logging in Commercial/Institutional Buildings and Industrial Plants

Over time, HVAC systems can become inefficient. Energy logging at the biggest loads can help identify wasted energy and potential savings. Most HVAC professionals understand that energy is wasted by inefficient systems or by operating non-critical loads at peak utility rate periods.


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Dec. 5, 2014: Bluestone Energy Services Offers Constellation’s Efficiency Made Easy Program

Program Eliminates Upfront Capital Costs for Energy Efficiency Projects

Bluestone Energy Services LLC, a provider of energy conservation engineering and project development services, has announced that it will offer Constellation’s Efficiency Made Easy (EME) program. Constellation is a retail supplier of power, natural gas, renewable and energy management products for businesses and homeowners.


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How to Effectively Sell HVAC Efficiency

Contractors, Manufacturers Taking Steps to Train Sales Staff Amidst Growing Efficiency Market

Energy efficiency is a growing market, according to the International Energy Agency, which recently released a study reporting the global energy-efficiency market is worth a minimum of $310 billion a year. That’s a huge market for HVAC professionals to tap into, but what is the most advantageous way to capitalize on this opportunity?


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Mainstream Works with Army

Company Awarded Contract for A/C Technology

Mainstream Engineering has announced an air conditioning efficiency-related contract with the U.S. Army. The contract is to develop a thermal energy storage device to improve the efficiency of air conditioning units.


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June 17, 2014: Direct Energy Partners with BuildingIQ for HVAC Energy Monitoring

Cloud-Based Software Improves Operational Efficiency of Commercial Buildings' HVAC Systems

Direct Energy Business has signed a partnership agreement with BuildingIQ to offer a cloud-based software solution to Direct Energy Business customers to reduce HVAC energy costs and improve the carbon footprint of commercial buildings.


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Standards and Consumer Desires Drive Rooftop Innovations

Air Handlers and RTUs Becoming Smarter, More Efficient, Connected

Manufacturers are producing units that are more efficient, intelligent, and connected than ever before by incorporating increased motor efficiency, design improvements, and the utilization of energy recovery options.

 


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Net-Zero Schools Lead the Green Pack

More Districts Utilizing High-Efficiency HVAC Equipment to Reach Energy Goals

Many schools are turning to highly efficient HVAC solutions for both new-build and retrofit projects, indicating that the once-novel concept of LEED-certified and zero-energy schools may soon become commonplace in school districts across the U.S.


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What Energy-Saving Opportunities Are We Missing?

Small Changes Can Add Up to Big Savings Inside – and Outside – the Home

I frequently write about energy efficiency, and I’m sure you educate your customers on how to save energy in their homes and buildings, but do we actually practice what we preach?


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Industry Shows Support for Shaheen-Portman Bill

Legislation Would Help Set Up Energy-Efficient HVAC Programs

Though the bill has broad support in both the House and Senate, as well as from numerous organizations nationwide, it still faces many hurdles before it reaches President Obama’s desk. 


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