Energy Manager Today https://www.energymanagertoday.com Energy Management & Efficiency News Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:35:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 Enel Group to Buy Energy Intelligence Company EnerNOC https://www.energymanagertoday.com/enel-group-buy-energy-intelligence-company-enernoc-0170770/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/enel-group-buy-energy-intelligence-company-enernoc-0170770/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:33:46 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170770 Energy intelligence software and service provider EnerNOC will be acquired by the Enel Group, a multinational power utility operator, for $7.67 per share, valuing EnerNOC at more than $300 million. EnerNOC board of directors unanimously approved the transaction, which is slated to be finalized by ... Read more...

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Fifth Third Bank Reduces Lighting-related Energy Consumption by 50% https://www.energymanagertoday.com/fifth-third-bank-reduces-lighting-related-energy-consumption-50-0170794/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/fifth-third-bank-reduces-lighting-related-energy-consumption-50-0170794/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:30:29 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170794 Fifth Third Bank is one of many banks taking energy saving seriously. The Cincinnati-based national bank recently completed a $4 million energy-efficient LED lighting installation project at facilities in four states, which will reduce the Bank’s lighting-related energy consumption by 50%, or 6.3 million kilowatt-hours ... Read more...

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Sabey Data Centers Use ‘Hot Aisle Containment’ to Achieve Top Energy Savings https://www.energymanagertoday.com/sabey-data-centers-use-hot-aisle-containment-achieve-top-energy-savings-0170789/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/sabey-data-centers-use-hot-aisle-containment-achieve-top-energy-savings-0170789/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:24:38 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170789 Seattle-based Sabey Data Centers achieved the highest level of energy savings in 2016, according to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2017 Better Buildings Progress Report. Sabey’s energy savings beat all other data center companies enrolled in the Better Buildings Challenge program, a DOE initiative launched ... Read more...

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Walmart and GM Becoming Biggest Purchasers of Wind Energy https://www.energymanagertoday.com/walmart-gm-becoming-biggest-purchasers-wind-energy-0170773/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/walmart-gm-becoming-biggest-purchasers-wind-energy-0170773/#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:46:46 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170773 Wind contracts among corporate power users have grown from 5% in 2013 to 40% in 2016, according to the American Wind Energy Association. Though tech companies like Google and Salesforce have long been using renewable energy, corporate giants such as Walmart and General Motors have ... Read more...

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Electric Cars to be Cheaper than Gas-Powered Cars by 2025 https://www.energymanagertoday.com/electric-cars-cheaper-gas-powered-cars-2025-0170775/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/electric-cars-cheaper-gas-powered-cars-2025-0170775/#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:42:45 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170775 Energy efficient, battery-powered cars will, by 2025, be cheaper to buy than conventiaonal, gasoline-powered cars. Bloomberg New Energy Finance recently reported that the price of the zero emission cars is largely due to falling battery costs. The report says that “batteries currently account for about ... Read more...

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Rebates Offered to HVAC Contractors for Use of Energy Efficient Systems https://www.energymanagertoday.com/rebates-offered-hvac-contractors-use-energy-efficient-systems-0170748/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/rebates-offered-hvac-contractors-use-energy-efficient-systems-0170748/#respond Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:52:58 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170748 An online, user-friendly rebate tool has been implemented recently that allows HVAC contractors to search for local and national rebates or incentives available on energy efficient light commercial LG air conditioning systems. Some rebates on energy efficient LG products can total $2,500. The online tool ... Read more...

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Modern HVAC Systems Add to Shopping Experience https://www.energymanagertoday.com/modern-hvac-systems-add-shopping-experience-0170746/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/modern-hvac-systems-add-shopping-experience-0170746/#respond Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:47:18 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170746 Today’s HVAC systems are serving supermarket owners and customers in two ways: a significant reduction in energy usage, while providing a comfortable, inviting store environment. Karen O’Shea, of Wakefern Food Corp. in Keasbey, New Jersey, employs a system that is both energy efficient while maintaining ... Read more...

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Milwaukee Developer Finds Benefits in PACE Financing https://www.energymanagertoday.com/milwaukee-developer-finds-benefits-pace-financing-0170742/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/milwaukee-developer-finds-benefits-pace-financing-0170742/#respond Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:32:41 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170742 A Wisconsin developer is upgrading an outdated building with energy efficient features thanks to funding from the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) initiative. Developer Juli Kaufmann has installed an energy efficient furnace, a more efficient water heater, upgraded windows, LED lighting, more insulation and a ... Read more...

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More US Cities Begin Adopting Energy Efficient Initiatives https://www.energymanagertoday.com/us-cities-begin-adopting-energy-efficient-initiatives-0170719/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/us-cities-begin-adopting-energy-efficient-initiatives-0170719/#respond Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:49:16 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170719 The City Council of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has approved the spending of $30,000 to have energy audits performed on the city’s municipal buildings. Honeywell International Inc. will analyze 14 city facilities, amounting to 152,000 square feet. The initiative of making buildings within the city more energy ... Read more...

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Paris Agreement Loses Footing among EU Member States https://www.energymanagertoday.com/paris-agreement-loses-footing-among-eu-member-states-0170727/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/paris-agreement-loses-footing-among-eu-member-states-0170727/#respond Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:44:06 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170727 Though the US is no longer a part of the Paris Agreement, the European Union is, but some member states are attempting to dilute their obligations to renewable energy. According to Euractiv.com, the Czech Republic is attempting to lower its energy savings obligations in the ... Read more...

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