Tucson Electric Power helps schools boost energy efficiency

Tucson Electric Power is working with more than two dozen local schools to install energy efficiency upgrades that help can reduce energy use, lower electric bills and brighten up learning environments for children. High-efficiency lighting and other improvements are being

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Energy Efficiency in Campuses and Other Building Complexes

This whitepaper looks at energy efficiency in general and specifically how energy monitoring through flow metering can help to achieve energy saving targets and enable various tenants within building complexes to pay a fair price for the energy they consume.

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Energy Efficiency Upgrades by David Lewellen

http://www.facilitiesnet.com • Part 1: Advances In Getting Funding for Energy Efficiency Projects Part n Environmental Defense Fund’s Investor Confidence Project to standardize the process of performing energy efficiency upgrades. • Part 2: Real Impact of New Energy Efficiency Funding Protocol

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National Grid States Make Top 10 For Energy Efficiency

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released their 2015 State Scorecard yesterday. Once again the three states in which National Grid U.S. operates–Mass., R.I. and N.Y.–all made the top ten for energy efficiency. Massachusetts ranked #1 for the

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EPA Publishes Final Energy Star Luminaires V2.0 Spec With Minor Changes

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced publication of Version 2 (V2.0) of the Energy Star Luminaires specification with the document scheduled to become effective on June 1, 2016. The new specification will replace Luminaires V1.2, raising the performance

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Utilities Embracing Disruptive Energy, Non-Wires Alternatives

Utilities appear to be increasingly embracing disruptive energy as a business opportunity, rather than opposing it — albeit with some nudging from their regulators. The trend is particularly pronounced in New York, where this week Consolidated Edison — one of

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Utility Investment in Energy Efficiency Programs Continues to Increase, But We Need More

Energy efficiency programs – rebates, information, and market development efforts that make saving energy in our homes and businesses easy and cheap – are a key piece of the nation’s clean energy strategy. A new report shows that last year,

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City of Arlington to Save $14MM through Landmark Energy Program Featuring LED Streetlights

The Arlington, TX project arlingtontx.gov will upgrade energy efficiency performance across 22 City sites, including Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center and the Elzie Odom Recreation Center . In addition to these infrastructure changes, the City is excited to be the

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ASHRAE/IES Publish Updated Standard on Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

A newly revised standard from ASHRAE and IES seeks to provide greater guidance and a more comprehensive approach to retrofit of existing buildings for increased energy efficiency. ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 100-2015 provides comprehensive and detailed descriptions of the processes and procedures

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Notice of Proposed Revisions to the California Building Energy Efficiency Code of Regulations, Title 24

The proposed language (45-Day Language Express Terms) is posted on the Energy Commission’s website at: energy.ca.gov/title24/2016standards/rulemaking/ The public comment period for the 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards will begin February 13, 2015, and end at 5:00 p.m. on March 30,

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ReneSola Expands LED Lighting Solutions Division in U.S. — SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17, 2015

ReneSola Ltd, a leading brand and technology provider of energy-efficiency products, today announced the expansion of its new LED lighting solutions division in the United States. ReneSola America recently expanded its sales and logistic network in 12 states including California,

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Constellation Awarded Contract by Port Authority of NY and NJ for $25.8 Million Energy Efficiency Upgrade

Constellation today announced that it has been awarded phase 2 of a contract in energy efficiency and water conservation measures. Phase 2 of the project includes the installation of more than 5,000 LED exterior lighting fixtures at the George Washington

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Understanding New Title 24 Regulations

New construction or renovations to existing buildings in the Golden State must adhere to more stringent energy standards, according to recent revisions to the California Building Standards Code, Title 24 http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/ of the California Code of Regulations, also referred to

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New Energy Efficiency Standards for Fluorescent Lamps

The DOE has released two new standards to improve energy efficiency efforts that apply to general service fluorescent lamps and automatic commercial ice makers. The latest benchmarks are expected to reduce carbon emissions by over 435 million metric tons and

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New Ballast Regulations Are Now in Effect

New fluorescent ballast energy efficiency regulations took effect in November. The new rules expand previous regulations to cover seven classes of T12, T8 and T5 fluorescent lamp ballasts. Outdoor sign and residential-­only ballasts, exempted from previous DOE ballast regulations, are

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Energy Efficiency May Be the Key to Saving Trillions by Beth Gardiner

Compared with eye-catching renewable power technologies like wind turbines and solar panels, energy efficiency is nearly invisible. But advocates say doing more with less power may be an even more critical weapon in the fight against climate change and offers

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Lime Energy Develops Enhanced Supply Chain Value with Largest Energy Efficiency Equipment Distributor in the World

Lime Energy’s key strategic partner, Rexel Energy Solutions (RES), a division of Rexel Holdings USA, provides the supply chain and logistics solutions for all of Lime Energy’s major programs. Together, RES and Lime Energy have delivered over 450,000 MWh in

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Augustus Pitching $38.7 Million in Energy Improvements

City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. is asking the City Council to approve a $38.7 million loan order to finance an additional phase of energy efficiency upgrades at various municipal facilities. Learn more via telegram.com.

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Global Energy Efficiency Market Hits $310 Billion

The global energy efficiency market is worth at least $310 billion a year and growing, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The report also finds that energy efficiency finance is becoming an established market segment,

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Energy Department Recognizes 11 Manufacturers for Energy Efficiency Achievements

Across the country, manufacturers spend more than $200 billion each year to power their plants. Through the DOE Better Plants Program, American manufacturers commit to improve their energy intensity by 25 percent over ten years. 11 Better Plants Partners recently

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