HVAC Energy Efficiency Solution Is Now Patented in Three Countries
May 29, 2015
Transformative Wave announced that the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has issued patent approval on the company’s CATALYST technology, marking the fourth overall patent for the product. The CATALYST is an energy efficiency solution for existing commercial constant volume HVAC systems.
Cloud-Based Predictive Energy Optimization Will Be Used across the City’s Portfolio of Buildings
May 21, 2015
BuildingIQ, a leading energy management software company, announced that it has been selected by the D.C. Department of General Services (DGS) to deploy its cloud-based technology within eight of the District of Columbia’s public buildings, ranging from hospitals and education facilities to commercial office spaces.
DrivePak Recognized for Delivering Energy, Environmental Benefits
April 10, 2015
NexRev Inc., a manufacturer of performance-improving energy efficiency upgrades for HVAC equipment, announced that its flagship product, DrivePak™ HVAC Efficiency Upgrade, received a Top Product of the Year Award in the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards.
Advanced Sensors and Controls Have Potential to Reduce Energy Consumption of Buildings by 20-30 Percent
March 5, 2015
HVAC control in small commercial buildings could supply better comfort and efficiency at less expense thanks to a new low-cost wireless sensor technology being developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
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.
New Solution Optimized for Logging in Commercial/Institutional Buildings and Industrial Plants
December 8, 2014
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.
Program Eliminates Upfront Capital Costs for Energy Efficiency Projects
December 5, 2014
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.
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?
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.
Cloud-Based Software Improves Operational Efficiency of Commercial Buildings' HVAC Systems
June 17, 2014
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.