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New Air Conditioner Standards Would Rank as Biggest Energy Saver in U.S. DOE History

by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)  (Sep. 18, 2014)

The Department of Energy (DOE) proposed new efficiency standards today that would slash commercial rooftop air conditioner energy use by about 30%. The proposed standards would achieve the largest national energy savings of any standard ever issued by the U.S. Department of Energy. ...

Energy Department Recognizes University of Utah in Better Buildings Challenge

by US Department of Energy  (Sep. 4, 2014)

As part of President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge, the Energy Department recognized the University of Utah today for its leadership in energy efficiency and for reducing energy use by 40 percent in a historic campus building, saving the University $57,000 a year. Through ...

QUEST’s 8th annual Conference & Tradeshow

by GLOBE Foundation  (Sep. 24, 2014)

Cities and communities have a key role to play in energy! Get in to the action by joining local governments, energy utilities, the real estate sector, technology & service providers, the energy industry, provincial & federal governments, and other community energy stakeholders at QUEST2014: Innovation to Implementation, December 1-3 ...

Investment in Building Energy Management for Small and Medium-Sized Buildings is Expected to Total Nearly $6.1 Billion From 2014 to 2022

by Navigant Consulting, Inc.  (Sep. 24, 2014)

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for building energy management systems (BEMSs) deployed in small and medium-sized commercial buildings. The market for building energy management systems for small and medium-sized commercial buildings is expanding as building owners and managers demand more energy savings and easier ...

Zero Energy Building Revenue Expected to Exceed $1.4 Trillion Annually by 2035

by Navigant Consulting, Inc.  (Sep. 9, 2014)

Aiming to reduce energy costs and minimize the carbon footprint of their buildings, governments, corporations, and home-builders are pursuing zero energy building (ZEB) solutions. Also called net zero energy buildings, ZEBs bring together existing energy efficient technologies to form a high-performance building. Click to tweet: According to a new ...

Changes ordered at Los Alamos over nuke waste leak

by Associated Press  (Sep. 26, 2014)

Four Los Alamos National Laboratory workers have been reassigned and the Department of Energy has pulled nuclear waste cleanup operations from the contractor that runs the lab after a barrel of waste packed at Los Alamos leaked, officials said Friday. The leak contaminated 22 workers with low levels of radiation and indefinitely shuttered the ...

LimnoTech Presenting at Washington DC Green Building Symposium

by LimnoTech Inc.  (Sep. 22, 2014)

Members of LimnoTech’s Washington DC office will be attending the third annual Green Building Symposium sponsored by the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs on Friday, September 26, 2014, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. The conference will offer a variety of educational sessions and a green building ...

BuildSmart NY Innovators Summit Offers Sneak Peek at Better Buildings Challenge Solutions to Come

by US Department of Energy  (Sep. 18, 2014)

As the newest state partner in the Better Buildings Challenge, New York is off to an impressive start. New York is committed to making its entire portfolio of buildings 20% more efficient by 2020. This is approximately 205 million square feet of real estate, including universities, prisons, mental health hospitals, ...

ACEEE Presents 2014 Champions of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Awards

by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)  (Aug. 20, 2014)

ACEEE presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency Awards last night at its 18th biennial Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. The awards recognize leadership and accomplishment in the energy efficiency field. Winners are selected based on demonstrated excellence in program implementation, research and development, energy policy, or ...

WEC up! Energy Department Announces Wave Energy Conversion Prize Administrator

by US Department of Energy  (Sep. 24, 2014)

The Water Power Program today awarded $6.5 million to a Prize Administration Team led by Ricardo Inc. of Van Buren Township, Michigan for the development and execution of the Energy Department’s Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) Prize Competition. The WEC Prize aims to attract innovative ideas from developers by offering a monetary prize ...

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