Tag: demand response

electrification

Preparing Buildings For Mass Electrification

The future of energy among commercial buildings is one where these are optimized individually and networked together, and to the grid,
smart energy

Smart Energy Management As New Status Quo

Currently, a relatively small portion of commercial buildings is measuring and tracking energy use, not to mention active management and optimization.
energy storage

Axiom Energy Thermal Storage In Place At CA Whole Foods Market

Following a pilot test, the Los Altos supermarket is the site of the first completed installation of the Axiom Energy thermal energy storage Refrigeration Battery.
energy management

Zen HQ For SME With Multi-Site Facilities

This energy management system connects with the company's Zen thermostat to provide control over HVAC, lighting schedules, and energy consumption.
generator set

G3512 Gas Standby Generator Set By Cat

These units can start in as little as 6.5 seconds, facilitating compliance with NFPA 110 Level 1 Type 10.

Facilities Generate Revenue With Frequency Regulation

There is great potential for facilities to reduce energy costs through frequency regulation, regardless of the demand response market.

In Colorado, Xcel Energy Pilot Program Announced

Ten qualified commercial buildings, with an average daily summer peak load over 500 kW, will be chosen to participate in this demand side management initiative.
Panfil is an attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Clean Energy Program (www.edf.org), focusing on reducing waste throughout the electric power grid. His work includes Federal, state, and regulatory efforts across the country. He also engages on efforts to reduce emissions throughout the U.S. by advocating for smarter technology, clean energy resources, improved design standards, and sustainable practices.

Renewable Energy: The Role Of Demand Response

This type of program has a significant part to play in the increased adoption of solar and wind energy sources.
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Question Of The Week: Demand Response?

A recent report from Navigant Research forecasts worldwide revenue from demand response programs will grow from $1.6 billion annually in 2014 to $9.7 billion in 2023.

LEED Projects In Southern California Adopt Auto DR In DRPP

Participants in the DRPP include the U.S. Green Building Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Southern California Edison, NV Energy, MelRok, and Skipping Stone.

Lighting Trends: Lighting Decisions

A survey of TFM readers provides insight on current and future system upgrades. From the April 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Funding Energy Projects

Government incentives and utility rebates have momentum and are among options to investigate. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

Tricks Of The Trade: Demand Response

What is it like to participate in a demand response program? Should facility managers prepare for any unwanted challenges or surprises?

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Energy Services from Hess Energy Solutions

Facility managers can procure services that include fuel conversions, demand response, and energy asset optimization.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Energy Optimization

ConEdison Solutions and Viridity Energy, Inc. are jointly offering a new energy demand response service.

Directory To Demand Response Programs In U.S.

A Los Angeles energy consulting firm has created a reference guide of commercial and industrial demand response programs.

Smart Buildings To Meet 20% Of Electricity Demand By 2020

More than 20% of electrical demand in the United States is expected to be met by facility managers more effectively optimizing their energy consumption and resources in collaboration with their utilities.

Updated LEED Demand Response Pilot Credit

Launched in 2010, the enhanced pilot credit establishes guidelines anticipated to increase participation in automated demand response.

EnOcean Wireless Controls Tested For Smart Grid Potential

Pacific Gas & Electric conducted testing in an Oakland, CA office building to gauge the response effectiveness of EnOcean equipment.

Breaking News: Demand Response Group Files Protest With FERC

The “Demand Response Supporters,” filed a protest today (9/17/09) with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), requesting the establishment of market rules that would put the value of demand response on equal footing with compensation for generation.
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During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
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View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

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AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.