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  • Benchmarking your energy management progress

    Deloitte's Second annual energy management survey - reSources 2012 - illuminates the attitudes and practices that businesses and consumers have toward energy management. The energy marketplace is dynamic, being continuously influenced by economic conditions, technological developments, regulatory requirements, and customer expectations and behaviors. What are residential consumers and businesses ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Chicago City Council passes Energy Benchmarking Ordinance

    The Chicago City Council passed the Chicago Energy Use Benchmarking Ordinance today, which will give the public access to energy efficiency data for buildings over 50,000 square feet. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has partnered with the City of Chicago to establish the Chicago Commercial Buildings Initiative, showcasing the impact that energy efficiency efforts can have on large ...

  • DOE Resources Help Measure Building Energy Benchmarking Policy & Program Effectiveness

    The Energy Department has released two resources to help stakeholders analyze the energy, non-energy, and market transformation impacts of building energy benchmarking policies and programs. The first is a handbook that provides methodologies for jurisdictions to use to analyze the impact of their benchmarking policies and programs. The second resource demonstrates the methodologies using real ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Schools invited to benchmark energy performance to reduce costs and shrink carbon footprint

    Schools are invited to take part in the ENER-G Schools National Energy Management Survey to help benchmark their energy performance and identify opportunities to reduce energy bills and cut their carbon footprint. ...


    By ENER-G

  • EPA Debuts Upgraded Energy Star Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Tool

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the release of an upgrade to its popular online energy management and tracking tool, Energy Star Portfolio Manager. The upgraded tool can help businesses achieve the President’s call to make commercial buildings at least 20 percent more energy efficient by 2020. The new Energy Star Portfolio Manager delivers a more user-friendly ...

  • EnergyCAP Climbs to #2 Ranking On ENERGY STAR Benchmarking List

    EnergyCAP, providers of the best-selling energy management software in the United States, reached the #2 ranking on the highly-respected ENERGY STAR Automated Benchmarking Service Provider list. Climbing from the #5 ranking just a year ago, EnergyCAP now ranks second out of 39 software applications that interface with ENERGY STAR. The ENERGY STAR Automated Benchmarking Service Provider List can ...


    By PRWeb

  • Benchmarking costs to inform smart O&M strategy

    While the future of new wind farm development hangs in the balance, there are still many more dollars to be made by focusing on smarter operations & maintenance (O&M) strategy for live projects in North America. This becomes even more essential as the volume of projects reaching end-of-warranty increases and operators have choices to make about the appropriate post-warranty model to ...


  • Benchmark improves corporate climate change understanding

    Environment Index 2007 goes live Companies entering the UK’s leading environmental benchmark will receive more information on their climate change performance to help them improve their environmental impact. The Environment Index, which went live on 10 September 2007, will compare companies’ performance against businesses both within and outside their sector, on a wider range of climate ...


  • Practice Greenhealth Announces Sustainability Benchmark Report

    Practice Greenhealth has published its third annual Sustainability Benchmark Report – an analysis of activities and programs at a number of hospitals that are highly-engaged in their commitments to sustainable, eco-friendly practices. Practice Greenhealth has been recognizing environmental excellence in health care sustainability since the inception of its Awards ...


    By Practice Greenhealth

  • The New Performance Benchmark for Detonation Flame Arresters

    Elmac Technologies® has developed the UCA Series of unstable detonation arresters with better pressure drop and flow performance than any equivalent stable or unstable detonation arrester currently on the market. ...

  • Uganda Selects IBM and Waterfund to Benchmark Water Infrastructure

    KAMPALA, Republic of Uganda, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfund LLC and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that they have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Water and Environment of the Republic of ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • E Source Benchmarks Utility DSM Portfolios

    E Source recently benchmarked 40 utility demand-side management (DSM) portfolios, gathering data on budgets, goals, spending, and energy savings from 2011. Portfolios were analyzed on whole as well as at the sector level for nonresidential, residential, and low-income programs. Using data from DSM annual reports, E Source found that 75 percent of program administrators achieved at least 90 ...


    By Marketwire

  • REEEP Introduces Quality Benchmark for Carbon Offset Markets

    Vienna - Protecting the climate has become more sophisticated in recent years, with a plethora of options available to make a company, airline ticket or conference ‘carbon neutral.’ Governments, companies and individuals all have the opportunity to calculate the carbon emissions generated by their activities and then to purchase “offsets” from an emissions reduction project in the developing ...

  • EnergyScoreCards Minnesota Launches Multifamily Energy Benchmarking Pilot Funded by Xcel Energy and Minnesota Housing

    EnergyScoreCards™ announces the launch of EnergyScoreCards Minnesota, a two-year effort to implement energy and water benchmarking at hundreds of multifamily buildings in Minnesota to demonstrate that engaging owners, property managers and tenants in managing energy use can measurably reduce utility spending, energy and water consumption and carbon emissions. The project is a partnership ...


    By Marketwire

  • Maximize Energy Production of Distributed PV with New SolarAnywhere® SystemCheck™ Benchmarking Services from Clean Power Research

     Clean Power Research® (www.cleanpower.com) today introduced SolarAnywhere® SystemCheck™ services that provide consistent, real-time PV performance baselines for cost-effective management of distributed PV fleets. With ...


    By CleanPower Engineering Ltd

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Biofuel Sustainability, Cleansing Data for Benchmarking, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars April ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Oman’s giant Miraah project sets new oil recovery benchmark

    GlassPoint Solar’s massive 1.0 GW Miraah CSP plant in Oman establishes solar thermal as a key asset for enhanced oil recovery as operators continue to optimise production in a low oil price environment. Solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR) could become a major market for CSP as oil producers are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprints and to save production costs and natural ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • First online CO2 benchmarking service launches at Sustainabilitylive! 2009

    The first data service that allows companies to benchmark their carbon footprint in preparation for the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) will be launched at Sustainabilitylive! in Birmingham, which takes place from 19th to 21st May 2009. CO2Benchmark is unique in that it provides the following services through its website, www.CO2Benchmark.com: Anyone ...


    By CO2 Benchmark

  • Greenhouse Gas Benchmark of 400 Parts per Million reached and excceded

    For the first time since the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration began tracking carbon dioxide in the global atmosphere, the monthly global average concentration of this greenhouse gas surpassed 400 parts per million in March 2015, according to NOAA’s latest results. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Practice Greenhealth Announces the New 2012 Sustainability Benchmark Report

    Practice Greenhealth is pleased to announce the release of the 2012 Environmental Excellence Awards Sustainability Benchmark Report, a 134-page detailed analysis of activities and programs from a large number of member hospitals across the United States that are highly-engaged in their commitments to sustainable, ...


    By Practice Greenhealth

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