In Oakland, CA, an office building reduced energy use (and occupant complaints) with a retrofit to its pneumatic equipment. From the June 2013 issue.
Now in its third year, the competition, sponsored by PG&E, the San Francisco AIA chapter, and the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, will award up to $25,000 in prizes while supporting state goals.
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.