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Energy Efficiency - September 2014

The Energy Efficiency landing page for Facility Professionals.

Topics related to Energy Efficiency

Benchmarking, Energy Star, Energy Efficiency, ASHRAE 90.1, LEED, EPAct, Retrocommissioning, Commissioning, Lighting Upgrades, Drives, Metering
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More Than Half Of U.S. Companies Project Increased Energy Efficiency Investment In 2015

Building Operating Management
Building Recommissioning Helps Heifer International Meet Challenges Of Reliability, Efficiency, And Sustainabilitypart 2: Main Problems Identified During Commissioning Included Malfunctioning Sensors And Water Valvespart 3: Ongoing Commissioning Is Part of Comprehensive Approach

  


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Energy Savings From Occupant Training

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ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas Drives Service Fleet Forward Using Less Fossil Fuel

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Sarasota County School District Achieves 20 Megawatts of Energy Storage Using CALMAC's Ice-Based Cooling Technology

Building Operating Management
How Energy Benchmarking Ordinances Can Help Facility Managers Save Moneypart 2: Understanding Energy Benchmarking Ordinances part 3: Strategies To Reduce Operating Costs Using Energy Benchmarks part 4: Energy Benchmarking Is First Step To Savings For Chicago High Rise part 5: New Operations and Maintenance Credits in LEED v4

  


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Stony Brook University's LED Parking Project Produces Significant Savings

Building Operating Management
Electric Bills May Rise With New Regulations On Coal-Fired Power Plantspart 2: How Will Electric Utilities Respond To New Rules On Carbon Emissions?part 3: Electricity-Price Impact Of New Carbon Emission Rules Will Varypart 4: Look Closely: Will New Regulations Will Affect Your Electric Power Pricing?part 5: How To Soften Electric Rate Increases From New Rules On Coal Plant Emissions

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Imaging: Benefits Beyond the Basicspart 2: Application Possibilities Expand for Infrared Technologypart 3: Matching Infrared Imaging With Facility Needspart 4: Maximizing Payback on Infrared Imaging Purchase

  


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Energy Modeling: What Happens When You Make Bad Assumptions?

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E-Mon Now Offering the Attune Energy Dashboard Service

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Schneider Electric Announces A New Range Of Cost Effective, High Accuracy Power Metering

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Guaranteed Energy Performance

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How Do You Manage Big Data?

Building Operating Management
Budget For Energy Upgrades Requires Fully Understanding Real Costspart 2: True Energy Costs Play Important Role In Determining Energy Savings part 3: Realistic View Of Energy Savings Helps Meet Targetspart 4: USGBC Professional Exams Evolving With Launch Of LEED v4

  


Building Operating Management
Misconceptions About Energy Star Can Prevent Facility Managers From Seeing Its Benefitspart 2: Time Commitment For Energy Star Portfolio Manager Is Work That Should Already Be Donepart 3: Improving Building's Energy Performance Brings Additional Benefits As Well

  


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Trane Los Angeles Named Top Tenant Finisher in EPA's ENERGY STAR National Building Competition

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Daintree Networks Launches "Energy Champion" Awards To Honor Industry's Most Effective Energy Savers And Advocates

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savings and Efficiency from Using HDS to Plan Retrofitspart 2: HDS Scanning Improves Efficiency at Utah Power Plantpart 3: Design, Engineering Firms Turn to HDS Technologypart 4: HDS Scanning Eliminates Need to Interrupt Facility Operations

  


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Schneider Electric's SE8000 Series Room Controllers Offer Unparalleled Design, Simple Installation and Energy Savings

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Supermarket Keeps Customers Engaged in Sustainability Practices

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BuildingIQ and S4 Collaborate to Identify Unique Energy Savings for Commercial Office Building

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering: Gathering Data, Finding Savingspart 2: Submeters Effective Way to Gather Hard Datapart 3: Have Goals in Mind Before Installing Submeterspart 4: Finding Cost-Savings Opportunities in Submetering

  


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DOE Study Shows Heating And Cooling Energy Use Cut By 25 Percent With New Window Retrofit Technology

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HTS Texas Becomes eSight Provider, Launches FIT Building Division

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Upgrades at Ridgewood High School Cut Energy Costs by 18 Percent and Significantly Lower Noise Level

Building Operating Management
Utility Incentive, Rebate Programs Can Help Support Green Projectspart 2: Incomplete Utility Rebate Applications Can Cause FMs To Miss Out On Funding part 3: Retail, Investment Properties Often Miss Out On Available Utility Incentives

  


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City of Las Vegas Leads the Way with Energy Optimization

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EPA Recognizes Northwest Energy Efficiency Council With 2014 Energy Star Award

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Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems and Lutron Electronics Collaborate to Address New Building Code Requirements

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Onset Announces Low-Cost Energy Monitoring Solution

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E-Mon Introduces PowerSmart Family of Advanced Polyphase Energy/Power Quality Monitors

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Building Controls Upgrade Saves 1.3 Million Kilowatts of Energy Annually

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Challenges Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings

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Leviton Expands VerifEye Line of Smart Meters with Series 8000 Multi-Point Meters 


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Closing Windows For Energy Savings

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E-Mon Announces Multi-Mon, New 36-Channel Branch Circuit Energy Monitor

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NEEA Releases PECI Research on Market-Changing Energy Management and Information Systems

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EnerNOC Software Platform Strengthens Connection Between Energy Usage and Costs

Building Operating Management
Getting Back On Energy Budget After a Rough Winterpart 2: Big Strides in HVAC and Lighting Efficiencypart 3: Ensuring the Most Energy Efficient Equipmentpart 4: Overlooked Low- and No-Cost Energy Effiicent Opportunities

  


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Make the Most of Your BAS: Use Automated Demand-Response

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TRACE 700 Version 6.3 Makes Modeling for LEED Certification Faster and Easier

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Ecova Launches Newly Upgraded Energy Benchmarking Service

Building Operating Management
Energy Master Plan Can Help Manage Costs On Demand Side, Supply Sidepart 2: Demand Side Management Helps Cut Energy Consumption, Costspart 3: Retrocommissioning Is Often Overlooked Way To Manage Energy Costs

  


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Berkeley Lab Report Finds U.S. Energy Service Companies Experienced Steady Growth Despite Recession

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Majority of U.S. Federal Government Agency Purchasing Decision Makers Say Energy Efficiency is Key

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New Fluke 1730 Three-Phase Electrical Energy Logger Simplifies The Discovery Of Electrical Energy Waste

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Building Saves More Than Energy For Leon County, Fla.part 2: How Rainwater From Roof Is Captured, Reused By Leon County Sustainable Demonstration Building

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Which Energy Audit is Right for Your Facility?part 2: Examining Energy Audits at Ground Levelpart 3: Level II Energy Audit Provides Detailed Building Informationpart 4: Focusing Energy Audits on Capital-Intensive Projects

  


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Tool Calculates Savings, Environmental Impact of Energy Recovery Ventilation Technology

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QA Graphics Provides Bridge Data Manager for SystemWorks LLC

Building Operating Management
First Steps to Retrocommissioningpart 2: Types of Equipment That Should Be Included in Retrocommissioningpart 3: Consider Whether Design is Still Sensible During Retrocommissioningpart 4: How To Gauge Whether Retrocommissioning Was Successful

  


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Telkonet Announces EcoCentral Virtual Engineer Cloud-Based Energy Management Command Center

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InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Firm Completes Church Recommissioning Project

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WPS Slated To Save $3.9 Million In Innovative Energy Practices By 2020

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Need To Understand Changing Market To Maximize Utility Incentives and Rebatespart 2: Trend In Utility Incentive Programs Is Toward More Monitoring, Proof Of Performancepart 3: Utility Incentive Programs Will Require Stricter Monitoring, Offer Greater Benefits

  


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NYPA Announces Nation's Most Comprehensive Report On Building Energy Use

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HVAC retrofits save Colorado city more than $400,000

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Acumen Energy Solutions Helps Johns Manville Build Financial Value and Protect the Planet

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Agilis Energy and Trane Leverage Energy Analytics Decision Support System to Help Building Owners Reduce Energy and Save Money

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Clean Energy And NG Advantage Sign Agreement To Construct New Natural Gas Compression Facility

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Energy Modeling: What Happens When You Make Bad Assumptions?

Building Operating Management
Information, Technology Help McGill University Save On HVAC Costspart 2: Energy Management Information System Helps McGill University Cut Down On HVAC Energy Usage part 3: Focus On Demand Can Help Cut HVAC Energy Costspart 4: Energy Audits, Retrocommissioning Are Keys To Energy Management Planpart 5: Set Design Standards, Review Them Often To Maximize HVAC Energy Savings

  


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Simergy: A Free, Comprehensive Graphical User Interface For Energy Modeling With EnergyPlus

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Automated Demand-Response Increases

Building Operating Management
Six Steps Help Justify Building Energy Upgradespart 2: To Win Funding For Energy Efficiency Projects, Think Like A CFO part 3: M&V Done Right: Tips For Measuring And Reporting Energy Efficiency Results part 4: Facility Energy Management Produces Real Financial Benefits

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: A New Tool in the Quest for Energy Efficiencypart 2: Retrocommissioning Sensors Monitor Energy Waste

  


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Commercial And Industrial Companies Gain Big Value Via Big Data View Of Energy And Sustainability Trends

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Johnson Controls Identifies Energy Savings At LEED Gold Rated ManpowerGroup World Headquarters Using Retro-Commissioning Process

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OpenADR Alliance Releases 2.0b Profile Specification For Full Featured Demand Response Programs

Building Operating Management
Beginning on the Path To Energy Star Certificationpart 2: Strategies for Continued Energy Efficient Performancepart 3: Misconceptions About Energy Starpart 4: Energy Star Helps Engage School Staffs, Provides National Recognitionpart 5: Government Shutdown's Effect on Energy Star Goals

  


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US Energy Group Announces Total Energy Efficiency Management (TEEM)

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Schneider Electric Launches 3D Interactive App Giving Users Access to Detailed Product Information

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Soaring Savings: HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Bring Bottom-Line Benefits

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Teaming Up For Savingspart 2: Combination of In-House and Agency Best Fit for Retrocommissioning Projectpart 3: Streamlining the Members of Your Retrocommissioning Team

  


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Lutron and Siemens Announce Joint Energy Efficiency Initiative For Commercial Buildings

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How Recycling System Reduced Water Use by 25 Million Gallons at the University of Alabama-Birmingham

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E-Mon Announces Agency Listings for “Smart Meters” Targeting Integration of Building Automation Systems

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US Carbon Emissions Declining

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Energy Efficiency Efforts in U.S. Buildings Should Focus on Improvements in Regulation and Financing

Building Operating Management
Utility Rebate Programs Can Help Get Energy Efficiency Projects Off The Groundpart 2: Changes To Utility Rebate And Incentive Programs Show Importance Of Good Relationship With Utilitypart 3: How Utilities, Customers Can Both Continue To Benefit From Incentive Programs

  


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Electrical Industry Well Positioned To Expand In Face Of Energy Efficiency Boom

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Identifying Energy Wasters

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JouleX and Best Energy Reduction Technologies Team To Tackle 100 Percent of the Plug Load Problem

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Closer look: Atlanta Airport's Restroom Retrofit Saves Millions of Gallons of Water

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Commissioning Doesn't Have to Be Difficult, Expensive

Building Operating Management
How Tougher Energy Efficiency Standards Will Affect Facility Managerspart 2: Tighter Energy Codes Are Applying To Smaller Buildings, Building Systems part 3: Steps To Take To Be Compliant With ASHRAE 90.1-2010part 4: What You Need To Know About The ASHRAE 90.1 Standard Process

  


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What Is Smart Grid, Precisely?

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A Look At Chicago's Proposed Energy Disclosure Ordinance

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