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  • DOE Releases Federal Building Metering Guidance

    The Energy Policy Act of 2005 required the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to establish guidelines for agencies to meter their Federal buildings for electricity. DOE issued the guidance in February 2006. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 subsequently established that each agency shall provide equivalent metering of natural gas and steam (see 42 U.S.C. § 8253(e)). By the close ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New Eaton meters help facility managers, building owners enhance energy efficiency

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced the launch of the Eaton Power Xpert Multi-Point meter, which is engineered to accurately track facility energy use. Designed for use in multi-tenant applications including ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Energy Department Issues Green Building Certification System Final Rule to Support Increased Energy Measurement and Efficient Building Design

    Supporting the Obama Administration’s goal to reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment, the Energy Department is pursuing a suite of initiatives to strengthen federal energy management through increased focus on measurement of energy use in federal buildings and energy efficient building design. Principal among the efforts is the Department’s issuance of a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Itron Releases Innovative and Flexible Thermal Energy Meter

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today the release of a new thermal energy meter. The embedded ultrasonic technology will help utilities around the world more accurately and reliably measure energy in heating and cooling systems as well as provide data about usage patterns. The ItronCF-UltraMaxx V meter is a compact meter with advanced smart metering features ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Smart Meters do lead to energy use reductions

    Recent smart grid policy initiatives in the United States and the E.U. have led to large-scale research projects on the impact of real-time feedback technologies that leverage data provided by smart meters. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released Results from Recent Real-Time Feedback ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • France green building market

    Over the past few years there has been an increased interest for sustainable development and green building programs. Every year since 2001, a full week has been dedicated to promoting sustainable development and educating the public on environmental issues and solutions. Consensus around a need for change has steadily been growing culminating in a strong public opinion favoring government ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Green Building Architecture and Development

    Koch Architekten Dusseldorf - REWE Green Building Berlin, Winner "Best Building Solution" + Finalist of Sustainia Award in Copenhagen The REWE Green Building - the future concept" in Berlin is the Winner of the category ...


  • ECO launches a new service with kWIQly: a remote energy audit of building portfolios

    ECO, a leading provider of high-intensity ultraviolet germicidal solutions for HVAC (Heating, ventilation and air conditioning) will soon offer a new service to its clients: a remote analysis of building energy efficiency all without onsite visits or device installations. All this powered by kWIQly. kWIQly combines energy meter readings with independently sourced weather data, and using ...


    By E-CO

  • Iconic Mumbai building make business case for energy efficiency upgrades

    Building owners and real estate developers throughout India’s rapidly expanding urban areas stand to benefit financially from energy-efficiency building upgrades, according to a landmark business case study released today of the Godrej Bhavan building in South Mumbai, which cut its electricity costs by 28 percent. This comprehensive analysis of efficiency upgrades, produced by the Natural ...

  • Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Innovative Commercial Building Technologies and Unveils New Commercial Buildings 101 Video

    The Energy Department today announced a $10 million funding opportunity to help demonstrate and deploy energy efficiency technologies for commercial buildings, including projects that will bring next generation building systems and components to a broader market faster – helping to save building owners and businesses money by saving energy. The Department also released a new ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Why isn`t more being done to slash energy use in buildings?

    Buildings are responsible for at least 40% of energy use in most countries. This figure is rising fast as construction booms, especially in countries such as China and India. Knowledge and technology exist today to slash the energy buildings use, while at the same time improving levels of comfort – all for a reasonable cost. Given those basic facts, why isn’t more being done? Because the ...

  • Cloud-Based Solutions Offers New Ways for Buildings to Boost Energy Efficiency

    Redefining the way we use data, cloud computing has benefited enterprise and industry alike. As cloud-based technology moves into the realm of building energy management (BEMS) incorporating new dimensions to make buildings more energy-efficient, the market for BEMS will witness a complete shift. Innovative cloud-based solutions ...

  • IBM Joins European Consortium to Build a Smart Grid Using Renewable Energy

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has joined a collaborative consortium to help develop an energy grid that uses at least 50 percent of renewable energy sources, such as wind power, solar energy and biogas. Led by a European Union-funded consortium, the EcoGrid EU ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Connecticut Selects EnerNOC`s EfficiencySMART to Reduce Energy Use at State Buildings

    EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy efficiency applications and services for commercial, institutional, and ...


    By EnerNOC, Inc.

  • ‘Better metering’ toolkit now available to help you save energy

    Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) has launched the latest Metering Toolkit that sets out what metering options are available and how they can be used to save energy. One of the biggest blockages to improving the energy efficiency of commercial buildings is a lack of performance data. Both owners and occupiers are often unaware of how well or badly their building is performing, and it ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Eaton Energy monitoring and efficiency solutions reduce buildings’ energy costs and carbon footprint

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced the launch of Power Xpert 200E gateway, an intelligent solution that collects energy usage data from meters, enabling customers to benchmark energy usage, set energy management goals, determine the effectiveness of energy management initiatives and reduce energy costs. The Power Xpert 200E gateway reports on energy usage at the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • New building for Endress+Hauser Italy

    To offer even better customer service, Endress+Hauser Italy has invested 14 million euros in a trend-setting office building. The move underscores the significance of the Italian market for the global measurement and automation engineering specialist. “The modern architecture reflects our quest for transparency, quality, sustainability and customer proximity,” explained Ivano ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • Building a more environmentally-friendly future

    It may not be the tallest building in the Pearl River Delta region, but it could be one of the few that aims for a lofty goal: zero net impact on energy consumption. Construction of the Pearl River Tower, located in the booming new central business district of Guangzhou, which began in 2006, is due to be completed by the end of this year, said Jaime Velez, a principal designer from the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Remote-access meters can cut your energy costs

    The aim is to help small scale energy users cut energy use, costs and carbon emissions. CSIRO project leader, Dr Martin de Groot, said the system will give householders the flexibility to cutback their electricity use at times when it’s needed elsewhere on the grid. CSIRO has worked with energy service company, Energy Response, and hardware designer, Saturn South, to develop a system able ...

  • Speech to the Smart Metering Forum

    Introduction I am very pleased to have been asked to speak this morning. The range of expertise assembled in the room today is a testament to the importance of the smart meter programme. By working together to deliver the technologies we require and through engagement with consumers, we will ensure that the roll-out is successful and delivers important benefits to households and ...

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