Stephen Yurek, president and CEO, Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), recently called on Congress to reform the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), the law governing product energy-efficiency standards.
Organizations look to accelerate microgrid deployment in North America
June 8, 2016
The International District Energy Association (IDEA) and the Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) announced a merger agreement to integrate the resources and technical and regulatory expertise of the MRC into IDEA to strengthen information exchange and advocacy efforts for microgrids.
Smartcool Systems Inc. has announced the addition of a new distributor, EESI Global of Lexington, Kentucky, to its U.S. distribution network. EESI Global is an energy consultant and service company providing energy conservation technologies to businesses of all types and sizes.
Success in California market leads to appointment of new business development managers
May 19, 2016
OpTerra Energy Services, a national energy services company that partners with commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, announced the addition of two business development managers to its Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Division to help meet the growing demand for energy conservation solutions in California.
Building and home automation application segment is leading the market
May 6, 2016
The global energy harvesting system market is forecast to reach $974.4 million by 2022, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.6 percent between 2016 and 2022, according to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets.
The state has a legacy of innovative public policies that encourage energy efficiency
April 25, 2016
While California consumes the second largest amount of energy in the nation, it is also one of the most energy-efficient states, according to a new report. Compared to all other states, California ranks among the lowest in the nation for both per capita energy consumption and per capita energy spending.
In addition to BOMA award, the building is also LEED and Energy Star certified
April 19, 2016
The Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce management team for 170 South Main has announced that the class A, 15-story high-rise in downtown Salt Lake City has been honored with the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) Kilowatt Crackdown Climate Leader Award.
Tozour to provide smart, high-efficiency technology to largest training complex in the NBA
April 6, 2016
The Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association (NBA) team has announced a partnership with Tozour Energy Systems, a full-service HVAC and building automation provider based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Algorithms could improve lighting and heating and cooling systems
March 24, 2016
Buildings could use significantly less energy with the help of a new project announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at its Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The lab is being awarded $300,000 for the project which is part of DOE's new Small Business Vouchers Pilot.