The century-old technology of air conditioning has brought newfound summer comfort and enabled migration to hot climates. CityLab used the U.S. government’s Residential Energy Consumption Survey to shed light on how Americans use air conditioning.
The information compiled for this ranking from WalletHub was compiled from the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Federal Highway administration, the American Automobile Association, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and The Regents of the University of Michigan.
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.
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.
New offerings help ensure maximum energy and cost savings for clients
February 12, 2016
BuildingIQ, a leading energy optimization software company, has announced its new Managed Services package. Comprised of four offerings, Managed Services ensure the continuous health of a building’s HVAC system by leveraging the company’s operations team to optimize current assets, address inefficiencies, and more.
The partnership leverages the strengths of each company
September 23, 2015
Wyse Meter Solutions and Certified Building Systems (CBS) have announced a strategic partnership to give condominium owners more control over utility expenses. Wyse and CBS said they will integrate their capabilities in energy management, creating opportunities to reduce energy use by 25-to-40 percent.
Larry Stapleton and Alaina Bookstein added to Optimum leadership team
September 18, 2015
Optimum Energy, a provider of software solutions and mechanical engineering services to reduce energy consumption in HVAC systems, has announced two senior level leadership additions to better serve its clients and business partners.