Small-medium building sector and homebuilders are under-resourced when it comes to energy efficiency
May 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $14 million in funding for projects to significantly increase the efficiency of U.S. homes and buildings. These projects are designed to cut energy costs while leading to greater demand for new building products and technologies.
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.
System features near constant-temperature processes, higher efficiency, and more flexible scalability
May 18, 2016
The gap between electricity generation and use could be narrowed with an Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) system that extracts energy from thin air. Actually, the system, called Ground-Level Integrated Diverse Energy Storage or GLIDES, stores electricity mechanically in the form of compressed gas that displaces water in high-pressure vessels.
Commitment to deliver efficiency solutions to small New York businesses
May 17, 2016
Lime Energy Co. announced it has received a one-year contract extension with National Grid to continue its Small Business Program in western New York. This extension of the six-year partnership represents National Grid’s ongoing commitment to deliver efficiency solutions to its small commercial customers.
Facility expansion enables scalability in production
May 17, 2016
Transformative Wave announced that it has expanded its production capacity to meet increased demand for its CATALYST product, a HVAC energy efficiency retrofit solution for existing constant volume rooftop units (RTUs).
Answers question of how energy efficient buildings can become if first cost is not considered
May 13, 2016
Application of 30 specific energy savings measures across all building types and climate zones resulted in cutting energy use by nearly half, according to results of newly approved research funded by ASHRAE.
Companies team to reduce operating costs for commercial building owners and managers
May 12, 2016
BuildingIQ, a leading energy management software company, has announced a strategic relationship with AMP Technologies, provider of a leading suite of products and services for commercial real estate asset management.
Production remains the primary concern for industrial facility customers, report finds
May 10, 2016
Though industrial facilities are some of the most energy-intensive buildings worldwide, the drive for continuous operations and a focus on production has usually made energy efficiency a low priority for their operators and managers, notes Navigant Research.
Standard is open for public comment until May 9, 2016
May 3, 2016
An ASHRAE draft standard that describes a methodology to apply building energy modeling to the design process is open for industry input. ASHRAE Standard 209P defines minimum requirements for providing energy design assistance using building energy simulation and analysis.
In this issue, we cover ductless products for the commercial market. We also look at alternative refrigerants and trends in R-22 reclamation. Other topics include a summer forecast, business franchises, and more.
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