Posts Tagged ‘energy consumption’


China To Spend $382B To Lower Energy Consumption/Pollution

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by

China To Spend $382B To Lower Energy Consumption/Pollution China’s cabinet has announced that it will invest $382 billion in energy efficiency and pollution reduction projects[...]

Outside Ventilation Air – How it impacts Energy Consumption

Posted on June 15th, 2012 by

As we have discussed previously in The Daily Energy Report, the right filtration system can shave off up to 2/3 of a building’s operating costs. [...]

Access the Funds for Energy Efficiency Projects

Posted on January 11th, 2012 by

Ultimately, you want an energy efficiency plan for your business – understanding it makes good business sense to lower your energy consumption, to save money,[...]

Energy Management and Demand Response on our Minds in the Summertime

Posted on June 24th, 2011 by

As temperatures soared to over 90 degrees along the East coast in early June, air conditioners across the region were turned on full blast.  Air[...]

Is America Force Feeding American’s Oil?

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 by

On top of declining oil prices, declining petroleum consumption, a slight increase in the use of renewable energy, market launch of electric vehicles and the[...]

Energy efficiency and the annoying guy next door

Posted on May 19th, 2011 by

Who would have thought backyards would cause so much trouble for the North American energy industry? First came the NIMBYs, ‘the not-in-my-backyard protesters’, who block[...]
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Vestas Wins 102MW CA Wind Turbine Contract

Posted on May 9th, 2011 by

Vestas wins 102MW California wind turbine contract, climate-neutral building performance theory vs. reality, Charter Fuels joins Alliance AutoGas and PJM prepares for summer energy demand.
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Energy Is the Lifeblood of Any Economic Unit

Posted on April 28th, 2011 by

Energy is the basic driver of all major economies. Nothing happens without an energy cost. That is virtually as basic as the laws of physics.[...]

How Carbon Capture and Storage Work

Posted on February 13th, 2011 by

We are currently heading towards irreversible climate change. Too much CO2 in our atmosphere is leading to global warming, which is causing climate change. The[...]

Beyond Energy Management Systems: The Economic and Environmental Impact of Maximizing Real Estate Utilization

Posted on February 1st, 2011 by

Integrated energy management systems (EMS) are quickly becoming a necessity for companies worldwide as they look for innovative ways to reduce their carbon footprint, cut[...]

How To Ensure That Your Company Saves Money While Going Green

Posted on January 30th, 2011 by

For most companies, “going green” has to be synonymous with “saving money.” Luckily, there are a number of opportunities in most companies to reduce operating[...]

Facilities Management and the New Economics of Sustainability

Posted on January 25th, 2011 by

Energy Management is a term, which more and more, is becoming synonymous with facilities management.  Throughout the private and public sectors alike, facilities directors are[...]

How To Reduce Energy Consumption in Refrigeration Equipment

Posted on January 9th, 2011 by

Until recently, as refrigeration engineers looked at ways to increase system efficiency, the emphasis was on the portion of the system that was outside the[...]

When Energy Use Has A Mind Of Its Own

Posted on January 3rd, 2011 by

In today’s society we hear a lot about energy saving devices, efficient appliances, and gadgets that can help us control our energy usage.  Some of[...]

How To Best Implement and Get Value Out of an Energy Management System

Posted on January 2nd, 2011 by

If you don’t already have an energy management system (EMS) in your building, there is probably one in your future. Although the worldwide recession brought[...]

DOE Research Shows Wind Turbines Are Beneficial For Crops

Posted on December 20th, 2010 by

DOE researchers studied the effects of wind turbines on crops in rural areas. They found the turbines to be quite beneficial in the long run. Also, Secretary Chu approved two big loans for wind and solar projects.