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HVAC Breaking News
Renovate America, a leading provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, announced that it has raised $50 million in growth equity from new and existing investors. Renovate America partners with local municipalities to provide the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) financing program.
NetworkThermostat has announced its CloudConnect™ service for the company’s Net/X™ Wi-Fi and Ethernet smart thermostats. CloudConnect provides Net/X users with the convenience of remote access using the cloud with no limits on the number of thermostats or locations under the user’s management.
July 31, 2014: DOE to Provide $14 Million in Funding to Develop New Building Efficiency Technologies
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $14 million in funding for research and development projects that support the advancement of early-stage, breakthrough energy efficiency technologies for buildings and homes.
NRG Home Solar, a leading residential solar company, announced that it is expanding its operations into Connecticut. The company said it will provide homeowners with the opportunity to install solar for little to no upfront costs via leasing.
Members of an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) committee gathered in Santiago, Chile, to discuss new energy auditing and management standards. The committee, TC 242, led the development of the ISO 50001 energy management standard. Additional ISO standards are expected next year.
The EnOcean Alliance announced that it has defined a unified specification for remote commissioning of energy harvesting wireless devices in building automation systems to optimize and ease the control and configuration of building automation networks.
Bluestone Energy Services LLC, a provider of energy conservation engineering and project development services for a variety of sectors including commercial and retail, announced that it is opening a new office in Arlington, Texas, and adding two energy services executives in New York.
Apple® and IBM have announced a partnership with the goal of improving enterprise mobility through a new set of business apps that bring IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone® and iPad®.
Technology companies Atmel Corp., Broadcom Corp., Dell, Intel Corp., Samsung Electronics, and Wind River announced they are joining to establish a new industry consortium focused on improving interoperability and defining the connectivity requirements for the numerous devices that will make up the Internet of Things (IoT).
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced that it has won an R&D 100 award, in collaboration with Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP), for its HP Apollo Platform for High-Performance Computing.