Tag: energy efficiency programs

When utilities and other groups discuss “energy efficiency as a resource,” they are defining efficiency as an energy resource capable of yielding energy and demand savings that can displace electricity generation from coal, natural gas, nuclear power, wind power, and other supply-side resources. Investments in energy efficiency and the resulting resource benefits are factored directly into utility energy resource decision making about investing in new resources and operating existing systems.

Eaton and Enlighted Deliver Connected Lighting for Smart Commercial and Industrial Buildings, Rapidly Accelerating Adoption of the Internet of Things

Eaton and Enlighted Deliver Connected Lighting for Smart Commercial and Industrial Buildings, Rapidly Accelerating Adoption of the Internet of Things

Power management company Eaton today announced a collaboration with Internet of Things (IoT) leader Enlighted to accelerate the deployment of advanced sensory networks in commercial and industrial buildings. By integrating Enlighted’s hardware, software, services and broader capabilities with Eaton’s lighting-emitting diode (LED) lighting and controls portfolio, the two companies aim

Is Your Solar+Storage Program on PACE?

Is Your Solar+Storage Program on PACE?

I first heard tell of PACE being used in New York Green Bank transactions as a means of promoting green energy projects such as residential solar to assist the City in the deployment of its aggressive energy overhauling programs.

Then this past July, the US Department of Energy (DOE) published its

Building Controls: The Heart of Energy Efficiency

Building Controls: The Heart of Energy Efficiency

Digital technology has created a revolution in building controls, relegating old pneumatic instruments to the antique shops along with typewriters and calculating machines. Now, a control system can allow a technician to turn fans on or off, and/or modify temperatures or lighting in a structure from a tablet or laptop

Independent Reports Reach Same Conclusions on the Future of Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification

Independent Reports Reach Same Conclusions on the Future of Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification

Washington, D.C. (December 16, 2015): The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) released new reports today that analyze the current and future impacts of information and communications technologies (ICT) on evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) practices. EM&V demonstrates the value of energy efficiency

Sustainable News and Views

Sustainable News and Views

This week I’ve filled my blog to overflowing. Maybe it is an experiment: Can writing more about using less lead to energy savings? It might be hard to quantify, but I’m betting on the power of the media, and hope you will follow this trek of news and views.

Here’s a

Building Controls: The Heart of Energy Efficiency

Building Controls: The Heart of Energy Efficiency

Digital technology has created a revolution in building controls, relegating old pneumatic instruments to the antique shops along with typewriters and calculating machines. Now, a control system can allow a technician to turn fans on or off, and/or modify temperatures or lighting in a structure from a tablet or laptop

CxEnergy Conference Program

CxEnergy Conference Program

(Washington, DC January 16, 2015)-CxEnergy 2015, the only conference and exposition exclusively designed for energy management and building and facilities commissioning, released the preliminary lineup of speakers and topics for its technical program. Building on the success of last year’s program, the 2015 edition includes longer, more in-depth sessions to

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