ARLINGTON, Virginia-Pepco Energy Services, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. POM-0.15% and a leader in energy savings performance contracting, has been chosen to implement a comprehensive energy savings performance contract project for the Virginia Department of Military Affairs. The $11 million contract calls on Pepco Energy to install new direct digital controls, energy-efficient boilers and [...]
Suniva, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, this week announced that Georgia’s largest solar canopy at the Laredo Bus Facility in Decatur, GA will be Powered by Suniva(TM). The 1.2 MW solar canopy is the second largest in the country at a U.S. transit system. “We’re proud of the [...]
Nov 20 2011 | Posted in Solar PV
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HILLSBORO, Oregon.-High-performance solar panels from SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer, will grace Kaiser Permanenteâ€™s Westside Medical Center, now under construction three miles from the SolarWorld factory, highlighting the low-emission transportation benefit of in-market solar production. In fact, Kaiserâ€™s use of SolarWorldâ€™s panels is among sustainable elements that Kaiser hopes will secure Leadership in Energy [...]
With a provincial election approaching, REALTORS(R) are calling on all provincial political parties to commit to reviving provincial rebates for homeowners who make energy efficiency upgrades to homes. “Summer is coming to an end and winter will be here before we know it. Homeowners can help to keep their heating bills down by making sure [...]
Aircuity, the smart airside efficiency company,Â has announced that California State Polytechnic University has selected Aircuity to help improve indoor air efficiency and decrease energy costs associated with its Biotechnology building. Leveraging Aircuity’s OptiNet System, California Polytechnic State University will be able to cost effectively reduce energy use across the Biotechnology Building in support of its [...]
Starts Monday, September19th 8:00am – 5:00p.m. Energy Auditors/Weatherization Techs are currently in great demand – This is becoming the biggest boom in the renewable energy world. BPI100 – WX150 Program Description: This hands-on training provides students with the fundamentals of energy auditing and weatherization techniques. Through this customized training curriculum, students will learn the “house-as-a-system” [...]
Consumers Energy provided $1.86 million in energy efficiency incentives to commercial and industrial customers in the second quarter to help those customers save energy and save money. The 463 participating customers are expected to save about $2.9 million in energy costs each year through the projects supported by the utility incentives.Â The customers are projected [...]
DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Turns to Uponor PEX Tubing forhelp power the super-energy-efficient heating and cooling system When the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) wanted to encourage adoption of innovative, energy-efficient commercial building technologies, it chose to lead by example. In designing the new $64 million Research Support Facility (RSF), the DOE’s National [...]
GE and its venture capital partners today announced that they will invest $63 million in 10 innovative home energy technology companies, marking the second round of funding as part of the $200 million â€œGE ecomagination Challengeâ€. This phase of the Challenge, â€œPowering Your Home,â€ was launched in January as part of GEâ€™s commitment to improve [...]
Company projects that it will take 100,000 homes â€œoff the gridâ€ permanently by 2012 Opower, the home energy management software company, today announced that its software platform will help US consumers save one terawatt hour of energy by the end of 2012 â€“ the equivalent of taking 100,000 average US homes â€œoff the gridâ€ for [...]
First Affordable Net Zero Home Built by Oakwood Homes in conjunction with University of Denver Students Paving the future of energy efficient home building, one of the first affordable Net Zero homes built by a production homebuilder, Oakwood Homes, and in conjunction with University of Denver students.
Jun 8 2011 | Posted in Net Zero Energy
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Â Clarke Launches Clarke, New Englandâ€™s exclusive Sub-Zero and Wolf appliance distributor, ranks in Top 5 Solar Rooftop Projects in Massachusetts with conversion of its 106,500-square-foot headquarters complex in Milford, MA. The project will be completed before Labor Day 2011.
Americaâ€™s leading insulation manufacturers association this weekÂ endorsed legislation introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) aimed at bringing model building energy codes into the 21st century, mandating stricter standards for federal building energy efficiency, and buttressing federal loan programs for energy efficiency retrofits and rural efficiency projects.