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


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

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

A Founder of Clean Air-Cool Planet To Be Named To DOE

Susan F. Tierney was assistant secretary of energy for policy in the Clinton administration and more recently an energy and economics consultant with the Boston-based Analysis Group.

More Than 6,300 Solar Panels Atop Winery

Constellation Brands, Inc. is in the process of implementing the world's largest winery solar energy system at its Gonzales, CA, facility.

Consortium To Advise DOE On High Performance Green Building Issues

Ten organizations form group to assist federal government on prime sustainability issues.

DOE Awards Contract To TAC For Up To $5 Billion in Energy Efficiency Projects

TAC to implement federal projects using guaranteed savings.

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Recognizes Efforts

Six individuals and organizations were presented awards by the Chicago based collaborative network.

Speakers Announced for 2009 Greater Cincinnati Energy Summit

Tight budgets, rising energy costs, and efficiency upgrades will be the primary topics of discussion at the 2009 Greater Cincinnati Energy Summit on Tuesday, January 27, 2009.

HVAC Trends: Journey From The Underground

Contributor Chad Safran reveals why ground source heat pumps may prove to be the next wave in HVAC systems.

Carrier Awarded Sisters Of Mercy Contract

Farmington, CT-based company continues connection with North Carolina campus following four years of service.

Standard 90.1-2004 Established As National Reference Standard By DOE

States mandated to follow different ASHRAE standard in order to comply with 2005 energy legislation.

From Poor Richard: NBI Study Illustrates Actual Performance of LEED-NC Buildings

Poor Richard shares his thoughts about a March 2008 study quantifying the actual performance of all 552 LEED-NC v.2 certified buildings.

CertainTeed Insulation Completes Acquisition Of Canadian Insulation Manufacturer

Deal with Ottawa Income Fund completed with hopes of expanding North American presence.

Restaurant Uses Vegetable Oil To Help Meet Energy Needs

Finz Seafood & Grill in Dedham, MA has installed a system that generates on-site electricity and hot water.

Changes To Standard 90.1 Proposed

Proposed changes address applications not covered in the existing standard scope, such as requirements for laboratories, data center cooling, and kitchen exhausts.

LEDs Help To Usher In 2009

A new ball in Times Square will help bring in 2009 with a more colorful and energy-efficient display.

Energy Standard Open For Public Comment

Changes to the purpose and scope of ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 as well as new lighting requirements are being proposed through public review.

Feeling The Heat

Schools look to reduce energy costs through facility improvements.

Dehumidifying An Aquatics Room

Should commercial indoor pool facilities be dehumidified? Premier Fitness in the greater Toronto area has put a system in place for this need.

What Drives The Reasons To Be Energy Efficient?

Is it public relations or bottom line savings which encourage facilities professionals to want their buildings to be energy efficient? This report from BOMI International takes a look.

The Next Step In Solar?

TFM's "Facility Technologist" addressed this development at the start of 2008.

Weird Wednesday: Climate Controlled Sand

Forget the flip flops. Just cool the sand. That's what the developers of Palazzo Versace Hotel and Condominiums in Dubai are planning to offer.

Ciralight Announces Partnership With Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star

Utah-based company is the newest addition to ENERGY STAR's roster of participating companies.

Ciralight Announces Partnership With Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star

Utah-based company is the newest addition to ENERGY STAR's roster of participating companies.

Johnson Controls Announces Call for Creative Energy Projects Entries

Johnson Controls has launched a program to engage kindergarten through 12th grade students across North America in developing ways to make the environment more...

U.S. Department of Energy Recognizes CertainTeed Roofing Facility

Shreveport, LA location honored for outstanding energy efficiency, notably reducing natural gas usage.

U.S. Energy Group Announces New Initiative

Solar panel installation is not common on co-ops in New York City, but U.S. Energy Group os trying to change that.

Energy Secretary Bodman Urges Lighting Upgrades; Lauds Energy Conservation Program

Bodman observes, "While cost-effective lighting technologies are available now to cut energy costs by up to 50%, only 25% of the buildings have been upgraded."

University Adopts LED Lighting For Holiday Tradition

Last week at the University of Virginia, students and faculty gathered for the eighth annual Lighting of the Lawn ceremony.

New Report Provides Roadmap For Energy Policy And Strategies In The New Administration

ASHRAE recommendations focus on five key areas for shaping energy policy.

Day-Brite Capri Omega Launches Employee Sustainability Program

Program designed to increase employee participation in sustainability practices at work as well as at home.

New Data Center Users Group Report Reflects Challenges Ahead

According to Emerson’s fall 2008 Data Center Users' Group member survey, managing a dynamic data center and critical infrastructure continues to be a challenge requiring organizational collaboration and systems integration. Energy efficiency, power densities, and availability were all cited as tough issues that data center managers will continue to face.

IALD and DOE Work Together to Improve Lighting Energy Efficiency

The Memo of Understanding emphasizes the importance of minimizing the impact of energy use on the environment in support of DOE SSL programs on lighting quality.

LINC Network Named One Of Top 200 Franchise Systems

Preventative maintenance contractor group moves up rankings in 2008.

California LED Company Marks A Milestone

LEDtronics marks its 25th anniversary of the company's founding, thanks customers and employees for their contributions over last quarter century.

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