According to the AEA, nonresidential buildings consume more than half the building energy use in Alaska, and the majority of these buildings are privately owned. The Commercial Building Energy Audit program is designed to pay up to 75 percent of the cost of an ASHRAE level 1+ energy audit performed on privately owned commercial buildings.
Identifies energy efficiency measures through auto-generating OpenStudio and EnergyPlus building models
November 21, 2016
The new simuwatt energy assessment application and platform is designed to make building energy modeling quick and easy. Building professionals can create an energy model directly from field data collected using simuwatt on the web, Windows Surface, and Apple iPad tablets.
A proposed joint standard from ASHRAE and ACCA that establishes consistent practices for conducting and reporting energy audits is open for an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review. ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 211P, Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits, is open for public comment until Sept. 19, 2016.
Rebates of up to $1,250 available for energy-efficiency home improvements
August 1, 2016
Residential customers of Dominion East Ohio can save several ways with the company’s Home Performance with Energy Star® program. It includes a home energy assessment to help diagnose high utility usage and comfort issues, and then provides rebates of up to $1,250 for completion of energy-efficiency improvements.
Industrial Assessment Centers provide hands-on training for engineering students to conduct energy audits
February 16, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin presented the West Virginia University (WVU) Industrial Assessment Center with the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Enabling Industrial Energy Efficiency.
BPI Energy Auditor Training Now Available for Eligible Individuals
March 10, 2015
Priority Energy, a Chicago energy solutions and training company, has partnered with Albany Park Community Center (APCC) to provide free energy auditor training to unemployed or under-employed Cook County residents. Qualified individuals include anyone with HVAC and construction backgrounds.
Furnace Filters, Home Energy Audits, Safety Accessories, and Select Services Available
February 23, 2015
Washington Energy Services, a provider of home energy audits, HVAC and plumbing services, has announced a new online store, enabling its customers to easily order products and services to keep their home efficient, comfortable, and safe.
To figure out which efficiency improvements make the most sense, owners usually turn to HVAC professionals to conduct comprehensive energy audits, which are used to thoroughly evaluate existing mechanical systems. While energy audits have traditionally occurred on-site, some firms are offering virtual energy audits.
Data Analytics Enable Energy Auditing That Saves Time, Money, and Manpower
December 29, 2014
FirstFuel Software announced that its Remote Building Assessment project with the Department of Defense (DOD) has been named Project of the Year in the Energy and Water category by the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), the DOD’s environmental technology and demonstration program.
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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