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  • Save Energy and be Festive this Fall

    Summer has flown by and next week marks the official start of autumn. Nature will soon be filled with brilliantly colored foliage, weekends will mean football games, and sweatshirt weather will commence. One of my favorite parts of changing seasons is the excuse to decorate, bake, and make my home feel festive. When decorating this season think about ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy savings in black and white

    Anyone who has ever stepped barefoot onto blacktop pavement on a hot sunny day knows the phenomenon very well: Black surfaces absorb the sun's heat very efficiently, producing a toe-scorching surface. In the wintertime, that can be a good thing: A dark roof heats up in the sun and helps reduce your heating bill. But in summertime, it's definitely a bad thing: Your house gets even hotter, and your ...

  • Medical Center to Save Money With Chromasun Solar Enhanced Gas Air-Conditioning System -- Largest in California to Date

    Chromasun, the leading commercial rooftop solar solutions company, today unveiled construction of a solar and natural gas powered air-conditioning project at Crow Canyon Medical Center in Danville. The new system exploits low gas prices and the unique solar performance of Chromasun MCT solar panels to significantly offset the current operating costs of the building's existing electric ...


    By Marketwire

  • Cooling by sound - a new way to lower energy costs of air conditioning

    The Palo Alto Research Center (PARC),  is developing a new form of refrigeration that could be three times as efficient as existing forms. It's based on thermoacoustics, a technology that works for cooling at extremely low temperatures (such as for liquefying gases), but hasn't been used for cooling at room temperature (what you need for household refrigeration). The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Saving energy with your NEMA enclosures

    Over the past few decades, electronics for automation, process controls, drives and PLC’s have become more common in NEMA enclosures. The thermal management of these electronic enclosures has become very important in protecting expensive components, as well as the awareness of the cost of cooling these enclosures. NEMA cabinets are used for protection from the harsh environments encountered ...


    By Noren Products

  • Entrepreneur creates energy efficient air conditioner to help consumers save money

    The price of gas is headed skyward again, nearing $4 a gallon fueled by unrest in Libya and the rest of the Middle East.  The rising cost of gas is painful for millions of people still living paycheck to paycheck, forcing them to squeeze even more out of every dollar.  If the price of oil continues to rise ...


    By 3BL Media

  • International Energy Summit “IES 2010. Energy saving. Alternative Energy. Ecology”

    MNC Group Company and Ukraine Partnership Bureau invites You to participate the International Energy Summit “IES 2010. Energy saving. Alternative Energy. Ecology”, that will be held in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on April 27-29, 2010. Topics of the Summit: 1. Legislative and regulatory policy in energy saving and alternative energy. 2. International financial mechanisms to develop alternative energy ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • MIT, Thermoelectric materials are one key to energy savings

    Breathing new life into an old idea, MIT Institute Professor Mildred S. Dresselhaus and co-workers are developing innovative materials for controlling temperatures that could lead to substantial energy savings by allowing more efficient car engines, photovoltaic cells and electronic devices. Novel thermoelectric materials have already resulted in a new consumer product: a simple, efficient way ...


    By MIT Press Journals

  • Energy Department Invests to Save on Heating, Cooling and Lighting

    As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to reduce energy bills for American families and businesses and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Energy Department today announced 12 projects to develop innovative heating, cooling and insulation technologies as well as open source energy efficiency software to help homes and commercial buildings save energy and money. These projects will ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • LEDs Winning Light Race to Save Energy, the Environment

    Today’s light-emitting diode light bulbs have a slight environmental edge over compact fluorescent lamps. And that gap is expected to grow significantly as technology and manufacturing methods improve in the next five years, according to ...

  • Ontario can save energy and money in its schools

    Ontario's Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, says more money could be spent on in-classroom education, if the Ontario government and the province's school boards improved their efforts to reduce their electricity and natural gas bills. Miller released Volume Two of his 2011 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. This report annually reviews reductions in energy usage, increases in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Survey shows many are clueless on how to save energy

    Many believe they can save energy with small behavior changes that actually achieve very little, and severely underestimate the major effects of switching to efficient, currently available technologies, says a new survey of Americans in 34 states. The study, which quizzed people on what they perceived as the most effective ways to save energy, appears in this week's Proceedings of the National ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Water efficiency key to saving energy, expert says

    In regions where pumping and distributing water requires significant electricity use, policies that lead to reduced water consumption could address climate change more efficiently than requiring businesses and households to use less energy, according to water expert Peter Gleick. 'Some of the cheapest greenhouse gas emission reductions available seem to be not energy-efficiency programs, but ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • DFW airport partners with EPA to save energy and resources

    Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport has entered into a Sustainability Partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Officials from DFW Airport and the EPA signed a Memorandum of Understanding during a ceremony at the airport this morning. The airport’s objective is to extend its leadership role in sustainable, cost-effective business practices by making a voluntary ...

  • Air Conditioning Electricity Costs rise in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah

    Energy Prices and Electricity Costs rising each year in the UAE which means that Energy Saving Systems are now coming into fashion! Energy Efficiency is now a must! Air Conditioning for residential and commercial buildings is the single largest consumer of electricity so tenants and owners are now looking for ways to ...


    By EnviroTech Limited

  • SolarCity Teams with Carrier to Offer Affordable, Solar-Powered Air Conditioning

    Challenging the false assumption that greener products must be more expensive than less sustainable options, SolarCity and Carrier are teaming up to make high-efficiency, solar-powered heating and cooling solutions far more accessible and affordable for homeowners. Carrier® is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and ...


    By SolarCity Corporation

  • U.S. department of energy and ad council launch consumer education campaign: save money by saving energy

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Ad Council today launched a national consumer education campaign to help consumers save money on utility bills. Created pro bono by Texas-based advertising agency GSD&M, the public service advertisements (PSAs), aim to help consumers save money on their energy bills by doing things such as sealing leaks in their homes and using energy efficient ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New analysis provides business case for climate-friendlier air conditioning in India

    As India rapidly expands its automobile and room air conditioning usage, which could strain the country’s electricity grid and substantially add to global warming emissions, it has a unique opportunity to “leapfrog” outdated refrigerant technology and build domestic and export industries based on more climate friendly alternatives, according to a new report released today by the ...

  • Energy department completes cool roof installation on DC headquarters building to save money by saving energy

    Secretary Steven Chu today announced the completion of a new cool roof installation on the Department of Energy's Headquarters West Building. There was no incremental cost to adding the cool roof as part of the roof replacement project and it will save taxpayers $2,000 every year in building energy costs. Cool roofs use lighter-colored roofing surfaces or special coatings to reflect more of the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • PPM Technlogy's IAQ Monitors enables a more effective air-conditioning system.

    The most accurate way to monitor a building's ...


    By PPM Technology

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