Honeywell and Oklahoma Gas & Electric have agreed to work together on a $19.1 million facility modernization project for the assembly plant at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, OK. The effort is in line with the Air Force’s goal of reducing energy consumption by 25 percent by 2025. The project is being led …Continue Reading
The switch to LEDs and the increasing sophistication of occupancy sensors can generate big benefits – especially if the two steps are strategically coordinated.
The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team (HEET) has entered the final six months of a two-year initiative to make the county more energy efficient, according to TV6 in northern Michigan. The project is being sponsored by New Power Tour, which was formed in 2014 to help upper Michigan peninsula residents generate energy efficiency and to try to win …Continue Reading
The emergence of the Internet of Things and other sophisticated technologies gives energy managers potent capabilities that they never had before.
Things can be tricky when the organization occupying a facility doesn’t own it. Three groups are cooperating to help the sides lean how to work through the issues.
Green and Save offers a case study of a commercial portfolio’s LED retrofit in New York City that cut costs by 74 percent. Newmark Holdings’ project covered different common areas and existing lighting across the 10 million square feet of 24 properties under management. The LED fixtures, lamps and retrofits that were installed in the …Continue Reading
It’s interesting that government at the local, state and federal levels do a better job than private industry of driving energy efficiency. The good news is that both sides continue to up their games.
The Department of Energy is encouraging industrial plants to be more energy and water efficient — and industry is listening.
The Bank of America said that it plans to be carbon neutral by 2020. The company said that it will reduce location-based greenhouse gas emissions by half, energy use by 40 percent and water use by 45 percent in its worldwide operations. The company, in a move similar to one announced last week by General …Continue Reading
The Environmental Defense Fund places graduate fellows in commercial and industrial companies. The news from the front lines is good