Tag: energy usage

Energy consumption is the consumption of energy or power. It is covered in the following articles and categories: World energy consumption. Domestic energy consumption. Electric energy consumption.

Metering Enhances Efficiency

Metering Enhances Efficiency

Researchers at Washington State University had discovered occupants in high-efficiency buildings were so frustrated with unresponsive motion sensors and temperature controls, they had found unconventional solutions to thwart the energy efficiency tools, Smithsonian Magazine reported in late November 2017.

Smarter Buildings

Smarter Buildings

Most commercial, industrial, and retail buildings today use some level of intelligent system, most commonly in lighting, HVAC, or security. Because the technology is advancing so rapidly, it’s now possible to collect more data and use it to accomplish many more tasks.

Editor’s Comments: Incremental Growth

Editor’s Comments: Incremental Growth

If you’ve ever looked closely at a seashell, you know the wonder encapsulated within the graceful spiral of its pearlescent form—what Frank Lloyd Wright called “nature’s most perfect architecture.” The shape is at once sculptural and mathematically precise.

Many sea creatures take a modular approach to expansion. Because their calcified exoskeletons

From Harness to Horsepower and Beyond

From Harness to Horsepower and Beyond

Trash collection might be the most unfairly maligned public service that rarely merits public attention for its community service. Unless there isn’t any. And then practically overnight, the hue and cry of anxiety of uncollected trash escalates into a community’s worst nightmare, making customers downright giddy to hear the familiar

Integrated Building Management Systems

Integrated Building Management Systems

Most commercial, industrial, and retail buildings today use some level of intelligent system, most commonly in lighting, HVAC, or security. Because the technology is advancing so rapidly, it’s now possible to collect more data and use it to accomplish many more tasks.

Smarter Buildings

Smarter Buildings

Most commercial, industrial, and retail buildings today use some level of intelligent system, most commonly in lighting, HVAC, or security. Because the technology is advancing so rapidly, it’s now possible to collect more data and use it to accomplish many more tasks.

How Utilities Can Communicate the Benefits of AMI to Customers

How Utilities Can Communicate the Benefits of AMI to Customers

Smart meters enable demand-response and time-of-use pricing schedules, as well as improved distribution system performance. Proponents say they promote increased efficiency, but skeptics raise concerns about privacy, health, and cost. Some customers choose to pay a premium to opt out of updates, preferring their traditional analog meters.

Aircuity to Begin Installation at Virginia Commonwealth University

Aircuity to Begin Installation at Virginia Commonwealth University

Aircuity will improve airside efficiency in three laboratory research buildings and address deferred maintenance projects

Aircuity, (www.aircuity.com), creator of measurably better environments, announces that it will begin installation at three laboratory research buildings at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Aircuity is acting as the turnkey contractor for the

Guest Commentary: Doing the Math

Guest Commentary: Doing the Math

For buildings that experience high energy consumption, Ice Thermal Energy Storage is a complimentary chiller add-on that is proven to reduce operating costs by creating and storing cooling the night before. This ice add-on, along with new battery technology, dramatically reduces peak demand and the strain on the grid. However,

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