Posts Tagged ‘HVAC’

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Moving Towards Energy Efficiency? Retrofit with Smart Air-Conditioning

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by

  Industry analysts such as Navigant Research predict a two-fold increase in the market for energy efficiency projects and retrofits in commercial buildings, reaching $152[...]
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The City of South San Francisco’s Sustainability Efforts – Progress & Accomplishments

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by

South San Francisco, California “The Industrial City” is strategically located on 9.63 square miles facing the San Francisco Bay and eight miles south of downtown[...]
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Miami Beach City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishments

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by

The City of Miami Beach strives to be a leader in energy conservation and sustainable strategies.  While we hope all of our residents, businesses and[...]

Fan Energy – The Often Overlooked Energy Hog

Posted on November 20th, 2012 by

HVAC accounts for about 40 percent of the energy used in U.S. commercial and residential buildings, making HVAC systems a logical focus for potential cost[...]
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Energy Service Contract Helps Dublin Upgrade in Tough Financial Times

Posted on September 4th, 2012 by

  Over the past few years, the City of Dublin has focused considerable effort at being more sustainable in its municipal operations, with one of[...]

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. [...]

Thermal Energy Storage is the Answer The question – How Do We Solve the Demand on the Grid?

Posted on April 13th, 2012 by

The future of energy and the Smart Grid is dependent on smarter buildings that use disruptive technologies such as energy storage and building automation to[...]

Insulation: A Key Factor In Sustainable Schools

Posted on December 13th, 2011 by

Schools are where children – bright, energetic, and ready to learn and grow – first see society at work.  It’s where they learn how to[...]

Market Disruption Driving Creative Strategies in the Demand-Side Management Space

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by

Wrenching transformation and consolidation is sweeping across the once stable and conservative lighting industry.  New technologies such as LEDs, digital networks and wireless communications are displacing legacy[...]

Increasing Building Operating Efficiency through Proper Air Handling System Selection and Installation

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by

From new construction to renovations and additions, improving energy efficiency continues to be a primary focus for today’s builders. Contributing to this demand is the[...]
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Gamesa and Northrop Grumman Launch Offshore Wind Technology Center

Posted on February 11th, 2011 by

What some colleges are doing to make sure tomorrow's work force is prepared to handle the energy challenges for the future and the launch of a new offshore wind tech center quickly follows federal investment in the industry.

Achieving Central Plant Optimization

Posted on February 7th, 2011 by

Buildings – big and small, old and new – are collectively the largest consumers of energy worldwide. Within each individual building, the heating, ventilation and[...]

Contractors Can Gain More Profit Through Energy Efficient Remodeling

Posted on January 19th, 2011 by

What you can’t see, in fact, can hurt you, especially as it relates to home construction. According to the government census, there are nearly 110[...]

Tips For Choosing the Right Energy Service Company

Posted on December 28th, 2010 by

While solar panels, geothermal systems and other renewable technologies are arguably the best long-term route to energy independence and lower costs, installing these systems before[...]

CALMAC Energy Storage Solution A Viable Option For Integrating Renewable Energy Generation

Posted on December 15th, 2010 by

Mark MacCracken, the CEO of CALMAC, emphasizes the importance of energy storage and how companies like his are finding innovative ways to make energy storage[...]