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Wisconsin Schools Use Energy Savings Guarantees

Karen Henry

A change in Wisconsin state law that allows school districts to borrow outside of their revenue caps for energy efficiency projects is helping budget-strapped schools to make facility improvements while increasing their energy efficiency at the same time, according to an article in the Fon du Lac Reporter. Facility maintenance is often the first thing   …Continue Reading


Schneider Electric Secures $5.3M in Prop 39 Funding

Karen Henry

The California Energy Commission has approved $5.3 million in Proposition 39 funding for Hacienda La Puente Unified School District. The funding—the largest Prop 39 allocation to date—is part of an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) to implement energy efficiency projects at the district’s four high schools. Hacienda La Puente USD has partnered with Schneider Electric   …Continue Reading


NY Building Cuts Energy 29%, Uses 10-Year Financing Scheme

Linda Hardesty

SCIenergy is finalizing a $3.6 million project at 125 Maiden Lane in New York City that is expected to cut energy consumption by 29.5 percent. The project will be entirely paid for through energy savings via SCIenergy’s Managed Energy Services Contract (MESA). Under MESA, the building’s owner – real estate firm Time Equities – will   …Continue Reading


Direct Energy Sells Ontario Water Heater Business

Linda Hardesty

Direct Energy is selling its Direct Energy-branded home and small commercial services business in Ontario to EnerCare for $550 million (CAD). Direct Energy and EnerCare have jointly served more than one million customers in Ontario for more than 12 years. EnerCare owns the water heater assets, while Direct Energy provides services and manages the customer relationships.   …Continue Reading


DOE Invests $6M to Support Building Energy Efficiency

Karen Henry

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $6 million in funding to deploy and demonstrate four emerging energy-saving technologies in commercial buildings across the country. The projects will generate data, case studies and information intended to help commercial building owners adopt new energy efficient technologies, including advanced ventilation, building energy use optimization software,   …Continue Reading


Hybrid Solar-Geothermal Can Save 75% on Energy Bills

Linda Hardesty

The HL Turner Group has been awarded US Patent No. 8,733,429 for its high efficiency E-Max Hybrid solar-geothermal heating and/or cooling system design, which the company says can yield geothermal system performances upwards of a 7.5 effective Coefficient of Performance, about twice that of conventional geothermal applications. Actual net energy cost reductions of up to   …Continue Reading


IKEA Installs Adiabatic Cooling

Linda Hardesty

IKEA in Italy installed adiabatic pre-cooling systems created by Blue Energy Technologies, according to Uldis Liepins, chief executive officer at Blue Energy, who posted the news on Energy Manager Today’s LinkedIn page. The IKEA store is located in Catania, Italy. IKEA installed the evaporative cooling panel system on three Climaventa air-cooled chillers – two of which are   …Continue Reading


ConEdison Solutions Helps Obtain 179D Benefits

Linda Hardesty

Miami-Dade County received $1.135 million from ConEdison Solutions, resulting from the federal 179D allocation associated with improvements to the county’s downtown chilled water system, which serves 12 major facilities. The increased energy efficiency of the chilled water system resulted in a 585,000 kWh annual electric savings. The 179D tax benefit was established through the 2005   …Continue Reading


DOE Invests $14M in Building Efficiency Technologies

Linda Hardesty

The US Energy Department announced up to $14 million in funding for 15 research and development projects to support energy-efficiency technologies for commercial and residential buildings. The investments are cost-shared with a $3 million investment from industry. Seven incubator projects will be funded with nearly $6 million to improve heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC),   …Continue Reading


Lennox Expands Commercial Rooftop HVAC Line

Linda Hardesty

Lennox expanded its Energence rooftop line with new ultra-high-efficiency models. Lennox’ ultra-high-efficiency Energence units feature efficiencies of up to 21.5 IEER and 13.9EER. The units offer features such as the Advanced Cooling System and the DirectPlus blower system. Lennox says the Energence ultra-high-efficiency lineup exceeds ASHRAE 90.1 minimum standards by 92 percent, exceeds CEE Tier   …Continue Reading


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