Energy Articles

Energy efficiency and management, lighting, daylighting, LEDs, CFLs, alternative energy (including solar, wind, geothermal, and others), smart buildings, and other key issues related energy usage are examined here.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Chocolate Power!

Electric power production in New Hampshire got a little bit greener this month—and the air may even smell a little bit sweeter—thanks to a collaboration between Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH) and premium chocolate maker Lindt... [...]

Services & Maintenance: Data Center Energy Efficiency

Contributor Steve Yellen writes about how the interconnection of facility and technology concerns in this space require a comprehensive... [...]

Data Center Energy Efficiencies

Siemens recently conducted a survey of Fortune 2000 companies on this... [...]

FM Frequency: A New Regulatory “Environment”

TFM Columnist Jeff Crane ponders the debate on how legislation should be used to direct reductions in carbon dioxide... [...]

Energy Focused Coalition Expands Membership

The Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG) has announced four new member... [...]

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Kilowatts From Carcasses (don't read this while eating)

Local schools in a small English town are part of a 12 month trial of a sustainable biodiesel made from vegetable oil and rendered animal... [...]

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Kilowatts From Carcasses (don’t read this while eating)

Local schools in a small English town are part of a 12 month trial of a sustainable biodiesel made from vegetable oil and rendered animal... [...]

NEMA Supports Obama's Call for National Efficiency Standards

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is supporting President Obama’s February 5, 2009 announcement on the importance of national energy efficiency standards for consumer and industrial equipment regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE). NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis says, “President Obama's has signed a presidential memorandum requesting that DOE set new efficiency standards for common household appliances that... [...]

NEMA Supports Obama’s Call for National Efficiency Standards

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is supporting President Obama’s February 5, 2009 announcement on the importance of national energy efficiency standards for consumer and industrial equipment regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE). NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis says, “President Obama's has signed a presidential memorandum requesting that DOE set new efficiency standards for common household appliances that... [...]

The HVAC Factor: HCFC Phase Outs On The Way

Guest Contributor Colleen Hughes explains how the manufacture of a commonly used refrigerant will cease at the end of... [...]