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  • Weather monitoring for energy efficiency

    Orion LX Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems assisted the Refract House in its third place win at the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. The goal of the bi-annual competition is to design and build net-zero energy houses. A joint venture by Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts, Refract House utilizes weather data to improve energy efficiency of HVAC systems and ...

  • Energy Efficiency 2009 Ukraine

    National Agency of Ukraine for the effective use of energy resources (NAER) and Specialized exhibition center «EXPODONBASS» are kindly inviting you to participate in the all-Ukrainian specialized trade fair for energy effective and energy saving equipment, technologies and materials «ENERGY EFFICIENCY 2009». The trade fair is supported by: Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Donetsk Regional State ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • Energy efficiency is an untapped goldmine

    Energy efficiency represents a huge opportunity for the United States economy and those organizations looking for advantage. It will only materialize if some age-old barriers are removed.   As part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, $4.5 billion dollars was allocated to modernize the electrical grid. That"s some serious cash. Where"s it all going? McKinsey & Co. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New systems for energy-efficient smart buildings

    IBM has announced plans to work with Tridium, Inc. to develop new technology and solutions that will allow companies to maximize efficiency of their new and existing buildings and facilities while keeping an eye on profits. Tridium, part of Honeywell"s Automation and Control Solutions group, is a global provider of software and embedded hardware that allows for integration and control of the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Innovative, Lower Cost Sensors and Controls Yield Better Energy Efficiency

    Regulating comfort in small commercial buildings could become more efficient and less expensive thanks to an innovative low-cost wireless sensor technology being developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Buildings are responsible for about 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States. Studies indicate that advanced sensors and controls ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The City of Milwaukee and Johnson Controls Partner to Make City More Energy Efficient

    A major initiative that promises to make Milwaukee one of the most energy-efficient cities in the nation has been launched by the city and Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls. Last spring, the city's Office of Environmental Sustainability started Milwaukee Energy Efficiency -- or Me2 -- with goals of reducing pollution, creating hundreds of private-sector green jobs, ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Johnson Controls participates in the Green Button initiative for energy efficiency

     Johnson Controls, a global leader in delivering solutions that increase efficiency in buildings, today announced its participation in the Green Button initiative. This White House-inspired, industry-led initiative, allows commercial and residential customers to securely download detailed energy usage from their ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Johnson Controls teams up to scale energy efficiency in corporate supply chains

    Johnson Controls plans to scale up its innovative program to help small and medium-sized suppliers reduce energy use in their manufacturing facilities as a CGI America Commitment to Action. The Scaling Energy Efficiency in Corporate Supply Chains CGI Commitment to Action expands an existing Johnson Controls supplier efficiency pilot program in which company energy experts visit the plants of its ...

  • Bipartisan energy efficiency efforts discussed at 24th annual Energy Efficiency Forum

    WASHINGTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Public and private sector leaders exchanged ideas yesterday to address the importance of energy efficiency in a changing economy at the 24th annual Energy Efficiency Forum, co-hosted by Johnson Controls and ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Benefits of driving energy efficiency in schools

    Richard Rugg, Director of Carbon Trust Programmes, on the benefits of driving energy efficiency in schools With a squeeze on school budgets, it has never been more important for local authorities to identify low cost ways to deliver high financial savings. Reducing energy consumption is one of the quickest and simplest ways to deliver direct savings and could help the average secondary ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Smart windows: energy efficiency with a view

    Imagine wrapping a giant pair of Wayfarers or Aviators around your house on a sunny day. Wouldn't that be cool? NREL researchers are trying to do the high-tech equivalent of putting sunglasses on buildings with a new generation of insulated 'dynamic windows' that change color to modulate interior temperatures and lighting. Buildings consume 40 percent of the nearly 100 quadrillion Btus (quads) ...

  • Fuel poverty and energy efficiency debate

    The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (Mr Edward Davey): I am grateful to the Opposition for this opportunity to set out the many things the Government are doing this winter, and in the winters to come, to help people to keep their energy bills as low as possible and to keep their houses warm. I am under no illusion about how hard it is out there this winter. Times are tough, many ...

  • GE Energy Accelerates Telecom Infrastructure Energy Efficiency

    GE Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced a broad portfolio of Retrofit Power Systems (RPS) designed to accelerate energy efficiency upgrades ...


    By General Electric

  • Formia to deliver energy-efficient odor control system to Talvivaara’s nickel mine in Sotkamo, Finland

    VOC technology company Formia Emissions Control Oy and Talvivaara Mining Company Plc (www.talvivaara.com) have signed a delivery contract of a catalytic oxidizer, designed mainly for odor control and elimination. The oxidizer will be delivered to the base metals mine in Sotkamo, Finland, and will be commissioned until the end of year 2012. The contract includes a regenerative catalytic oxidizer ...


  • Bio-reaction industries systems continue to deliver on energy efficiency, operating cost savings, reduction in carbon footprint and pollution control

    The country is facing several significant problems including an increased need for energy efficiency, a way to cost effectively decrease the production of Greenhouse Gases and dealing with industrial air pollutants. Bio-Reaction Industries, LLC (BRI) addresses all those issues with its advanced biofiltration systems. BRI installed a number of bio-oxidation systems in the wood products industry ...


  • World Energy Solutions Acquires Energy Efficiency Firm Northeast Energy Solutions

    World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has purchased Northeast Energy Solutions, LLC (NES), a privately-held energy efficiency company. The acquisition provides World Energy an immediate foothold in the New England market, where utility incentives are available for commercial and industrial energy efficiency projects. The move ...


    By World Energy Solutions, Inc.

  • New PRIMERGY BX900 server system raises the stakes in virtualization and energy-efficiency

    Fujitsu today announces a key foundation stone in its global market growth program for x86 servers, with the introduction of the Dynamic Cube - the new-generation PRIMERGY BX900 blade server system. The PRIMERGY BX900 is built on four guiding principles. The first is a dynamic new power and cooling concept to reduce energy costs. The second is to achieve improvements in operational performance, ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • ClearSign Demonstrates Novel Method to Improve Energy Efficiency in Turbines and Other Systems

    ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, reported today that it has successfully demonstrated an experimental concept proof of a technique for cooling turbine blades that the Company believes may point the way to significant improvements in the design and performance of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Johnson Controls´ global energy efficiency survey reveals 116 percent increase in the importance of energy management since 2010

    New research released today by Johnson Controls, the global leader in delivering solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, shows energy efficiency interest rose 116 percent globally since 2010, with those who set goals making the greatest strides in reducing energy use. Momentum is also growing for green building ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Eaton to Enhance Energy Efficiency at VA Medical Centers

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced it has received three contracts totaling $10 million awarded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The contracts will include the retro-commissioning (RCx) of 15 medical campuses with more than 200 buildings and nearly 15.4 million square feet of conditioned space in the VA’s Integrated Service Network in New ...


    By Eaton Corporation

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