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.

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... [...]

Nation’s Infrastructure: Barely Passing

Decades of underfunding and inattention have jeopardized the ability of our nation’s infrastructure to support our economy and facilitate our way of life. On 1/28/09, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2009 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure—assigning a cumulative grade of D to the nation’s infrastructure and noting a five year investment need of $2.2 trillion from all levels of government and the private... [...]

EPRI to Study Adding Carbon Capture To Existing Coal Power Plants

Project will evaluate retrofitting capture systems at five diverse... [...]

First Higher Ed Contract Under Clinton Climate Initiative Signed

Lee College has entered into an energy savings performance contract with Johnson Controls, Inc. to perform energy retrofits on its campus in Baytown, TX.... [...]

LonMark Collaborating With GreenLink Alliance

The partnership provides a platform for LonMark’s work in with open and interoperable standards and GreenLink’s mission to expand tax incentives for the use of intelligent control technology in existing... [...]

Energy Efficiency Programs Can Reduce Growth in Consumption By 22%

According to EPRI, two decades are needed to achieve savings... [...]

Encelium Technologies Recognized By Frost & Sullivan

The company has been awarded the North American Green Lighting Controls Market 2008 Emerging Company of the Year... [...]

NYC's First Commercial Net Metered Solar PV System In Operation

In August 2008, New York State Governor David A. Paterson signed legislation to expand the state's net metering laws to non-residential... [...]

E-Mon's Green Class Submeter Wins Innovative Product Award

California's 6th annual Flex Your Power Competition gives Green Class Meter top... [...]

E-Mon’s Green Class Submeter Wins Innovative Product Award

California's 6th annual Flex Your Power Competition gives Green Class Meter top... [...]