Tag: energy consumption

Energy consumption is the consumption of energy or power.

Energy Management Systems

To exemplify the evolving nature of energy management systems, Greg Turner, vice president for Honeywell Business Solutions, recalls a recent conversation in which a hospital facilities manager spoke of how he’d have to come up with budget figures once a year that would either be accepted or rejected.

“Now I get calls almost

Lucid and DOE National Lab Team to Provide First-of-a-Kind Free Building Benchmarking Capability

Lucid and DOE National Lab Team to Provide First-of-a-Kind Free Building Benchmarking Capability

BenchmarkMyBuilding™ leverages the largest data set of its kind, representing 68 billion square feet of buildings, to quickly benchmark consumption and costs

Lucid, provider of the most comprehensive business intelligence platform for building operations, today unveiled BenchmarkMyBuilding, the industry’s first free self-service benchmarking for building energy consumption and costs. Others have

Eaton’s Ephesus LED Sports Lighting Retrofit Solution Installed at Ford Park’s 12 Championship-Caliber Youth Baseball/Softball Fields

Eaton’s Ephesus LED Sports Lighting Retrofit Solution Installed at Ford Park’s 12 Championship-Caliber Youth Baseball/Softball Fields

Power management company Eaton today announced that its advanced Ephesus sports lighting light-emitting diode (LED) and controls system has been installed at Ford Fields, part of the Ford Park complex in Beaumont, Texas, to illuminate the park’s 12 all-turf infield, championship-caliber youth baseball/softball fields. The new sports lighting retrofit solution

Zero Energy Schools

Zero Energy Schools

Buildings account for nearly 40% of the nation’s energy use. Why does this matter? Because it means that while buildings are a big part of our energy challenge, they also have the potential to be a major part of the solution to a clean energy future. That’s why the US

Commercial Buildings Can Now Earn Recognition From the Department of Energy

Commercial Buildings Can Now Earn Recognition From the Department of Energy

Owning and operating a commercial building can be costly after all associated costs are factored in, especially when energy consumption practices are not managed strategically. Participants in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Interior Lighting Campaign (ILC) have found a simple, cost effective way to take advantage of savings opportunities, while

Challenges of Urban Water Infrastructure

Challenges of Urban Water Infrastructure

AT PRESENT, 80.7% OF the US population resides in urban areas (US Census Bureau 2012). Increased urbanization (paved areas and buildings) and urban population growth has exerted significant pressure on urban water demand and expansion of urban water infrastructure—i.e., potable water supplies, wastewater treatment and discharge, and urban stormwater runoff

Permeable Pavers for Erosion Control Projects

Permeable Pavers for Erosion Control Projects

The next RSF installation of permeable pavers, in the summer of 2011, included 1,400 linear feet on the campus road and 3,000 square feet at the plaza. The third RSF installation, during summer 2012, involved 350 linear feet on the campus road and 9,000 square feet on the plaza.

NRT Introduces New Color Sorter

NRT Introduces New Color Sorter

Nashville, Tenn. – January 25, 2017 – National Recovery Technologies (NRT) has announced a new addition to the company’s product offering, the ColorPlus-R. Similar to the ColorPlus, the ColorPlus-R uses an advanced image processing system to detect materials based on color analysis and object recognition. Unique to the ColorPlus-R is

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