Tag: energy efficient

Efficient energy use, sometimes simply called energy efficiency, is the goal to reduce the amount of energy required to provide products and services. For example, insulating a home allows a building to use less heating and cooling energy to achieve and maintain a comfortable temperature.

Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion, 18 Achieve their Portfolio-Wide Goal this Year More than 1,000 Energy-Saving Solutions Now Available to the Market

Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion, 18 Achieve their Portfolio-Wide Goal this Year More than 1,000 Energy-Saving Solutions Now Available to the Market

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the energy-efficiency progress made by the 345 leading public and private sector organizations in the Better Buildings Challenge. These efforts have led to a combined 240 trillion Btus and an estimated $1.9 billion in cumulative energy and cost savings. These results are

Clearing the Air

Clearing the Air

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) or Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is extremely important to our health and wellbeing. The Environmental Protection Agency named IAQ as one of the top five environmental health risks because improvements in energy efficient construction materials have led to reduced air circulation indoors—and that can cause a

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Proseries-M MD-3 Hybrid Diaphragm Chemical Metering Pump is now equipped with sonic welded manifolds for added durability and protection from chemical leaks. The MD-3 provides precision chemical metering for treatment of municipal water and wastewater. MD-3 is NSF 61, CE, ETL, and NEMA 4X certified. MD-3 has 2000:1 turndown and

Variables for Energy-Efficient Roofs

Variables for Energy-Efficient Roofs

Roof material choice is one area of building envelope design where significant efficiency can be found. Energy-efficient roofs have come a long way in recent years. Cost savings can be realized, and service life can be greatly extended with careful selection of a modern energy efficient roof.

Texas Children’s Hospital: Aircuity helps healthcare facilities meet unique energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality challenges

Texas Children’s Hospital: Aircuity helps healthcare facilities meet unique energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality challenges

“Healthy” Demand Control Ventilation continuously monitors critical IEQ factors and informs building ventilation control systems so that appropriate levels of fresh air can be provided at all times.

Texas Children’s Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the largest pediatric

Smart Building Technology

Smart Building Technology

Building energy costs are a significant expenditure for businesses and the public building sector. The smart building industry is responding with products and services that can help, but there are hundreds of choices. However, we have some great examples of smart technology that can get you up to speed. So

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

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Announce National Partnership on Commercial PACE Financing

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Announce National Partnership on Commercial PACE Financing

PACE industry standard-bearers team up to offer financing for clean energy and efficiency improvements

Renovate America, the nation’s leading provider of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, and Greenworks Lending, the nation’s most experienced commercial PACE financing team, today announced a national partnership to spur efficiency and renewable-energy investments on

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