The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has approved Bluon Energy’s TdX 20 refrigerant under Standard 34-2013. The approval was validated by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). TdX 20 was given the designation R-458A. The press release was issued this week. However, R-458A was approved by the Standards Committee on June …Continue Reading
A movement is underway to allow more freedom and flexibility in meeting data center energy requirements.
New rules from the Environmental Protection Agency will lead to big changes to equipment that use refrigerants and the codes that govern them.
California Governor Jerry Brown today signed legislation setting uniform disclosure rules for Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing programs. PACE programs enable energy efficiency loans to be issued to property owners that are repaid as a line item on their tax bill. The press release on the bill from the Ygrene Energy Fund says …Continue Reading
The Colton Joint Unified School District in California will install SunPower Helix carport solar systems at 28 schools. Together, the systems will generate about 6.1 MW of energy and save the school district more than $35 million during the next 25 years, according to the parties. The press release says that the carport systems will …Continue Reading
The government is demanding big changes to its data center profile – and is mandating the software used to manage the transition.
The challenge of reducing fog in grocery store freezers may not sound like a big deal. But the money that can be saved by doing so does.
Property Assessed Clean Energy financing will be okay in Federal Housing Authority-insured mortgages
The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) this week released a final rule for some types of walk-in coolers and freezers, according to the Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP). It is a long process. ASAP says that a final ruling for walk-in coolers and freezers were established in 2014. At that point, however, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, …Continue Reading