The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), which just passed the House in a close vote, is being seen by many energy and environmental advocates as an important step forward towards the comprehensive approach needed to reduce climate emissions and increase clean energy usage in the United States.
These contractors will perform utility monitoring and control systems work in federal facilities throughout the continental U.S. and overseas.
These industry members’ induction into the new Energy Efficiency Hall of Fame was a prelude to the 20th Annual Energy Efficiency Forum.
The memorandum of understanding calls for sharing resources and collaborating on projects, publications, sustainability research, and educational offerings. ASHRAE and IFMA will also work together on legislative and regulatory issues through their Washington, DC, offices.
The ASCE Ohio Council estimates that an investment in infrastructure renewal of more than $46 billion is needed over the next five years to address the state’s crumbling infrastructure.
Earlier this month, the first set of standards needed for the interoperability and security of smart grid development was announced.
The stretch code applies to new and existing building types, but the standards related to new, small- and mid-sized commercial buildings are based on a protocol developed by New Buildings Institute (NBI) called Core Performance.
The participants have been recognized for their work on lighting the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium (c.1927) in California.
The development of smart power grids is underway.
For the first time in the United States, utilities, retailers, and manufacturers are joining together to help businesses become more informed about the benefits of purchasing energy efficient electronic products. In addition to the two utilities, this Business and Consumer Electronics program includes Best Buy, Sears Holding Company, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, and Lenovo.