Energy Manager Today https://www.energymanagertoday.com Energy Management & Efficiency News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:56:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Achieves 22% Improvement in Energy Efficiency https://www.energymanagertoday.com/loews-vanderbilt-hotel-achieves-22-improvement-energy-efficiency-0170866/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/loews-vanderbilt-hotel-achieves-22-improvement-energy-efficiency-0170866/#respond Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:56:09 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170866 Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has improved its energy efficiency by 22% and achieved a total energy cost savings of $328,250 over the past two years. The hotel has also set a goal to reduce energy use across all of its hotels by 20% in 10 years. ... Read more...

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Facility Control Systems Add Energy Efficiency for Food Retail Businesses https://www.energymanagertoday.com/facility-control-systems-add-energy-efficiency-food-retail-businesses-0170864/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/facility-control-systems-add-energy-efficiency-food-retail-businesses-0170864/#respond Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:19:05 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170864 Facility control systems may be the answer for food retailers that want to maintain efficient — and profitable — operations. Facility controls allow food retail business owners the ability to monitor building and refrigeration systems such as walk-ins, coolers, heating, AC and HVAC units, as ... Read more...

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IKEA Adding Even More Solar to Increase Energy Savings https://www.energymanagertoday.com/ikea-adding-even-solar-increase-energy-savings-0170856/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/ikea-adding-even-solar-increase-energy-savings-0170856/#respond Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:35:54 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170856 Retailer IKEA has long been a company committed to renewable energy and that rings true again with the installation of a massive solar array atop its new Burbank, California store. The store’s 71,000-square-foot solar array consists of a 646 kW system, built with 1,872 panels, ... Read more...

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Smart Energy Storage Methods Helping Companies Save Money and Power https://www.energymanagertoday.com/smart-energy-storage-methods-helping-companies-save-money-power-0170854/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/smart-energy-storage-methods-helping-companies-save-money-power-0170854/#respond Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:35:17 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170854 Companies are increasingly turning to intelligent energy storage solutions to reduce emissions, increase energy efficiency and enable renewable energy. According to proudgreenbuilding.com, benefits of intelligent energy storage include: Demand charge reduction – Intelligent energy storage reduces demand for energy from utilities, thus reducing the company’s carbon ... Read more...

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Trump Says U.S. Will Dominate World Energy Production https://www.energymanagertoday.com/trump-says-u-s-will-dominate-world-energy-production-0170851/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/trump-says-u-s-will-dominate-world-energy-production-0170851/#respond Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:34:38 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170851 President Trump has launched “Energy Week” to highlight the U.S.’s growing global energy dominance. As ABC News reported, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday the Trump administration is confident officials can “pave the path toward U.S. energy dominance” by exporting oil, gas and coal to ... Read more...

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Shift to Renewables Happening Faster than Most Business People Understand https://www.energymanagertoday.com/shift-renewables-happening-faster-business-people-understand-0170837/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/shift-renewables-happening-faster-business-people-understand-0170837/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:42:04 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170837 Companies like Facebook, Microsoft and Google are increasingly excited about the use of renewable energy to power their data centers, and renewables account for more than half of new power sources going on line. With these evolvements in the renewable energy industry, argument like whether ... Read more...

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Commercial Real Estate Company Reduces Energy Use by 20%, Saves $6.5M Yearly https://www.energymanagertoday.com/commercial-real-estate-company-reduces-energy-use-20-saves-6-5m-yearly-0170786/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/commercial-real-estate-company-reduces-energy-use-20-saves-6-5m-yearly-0170786/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:42:39 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170786 Shorenstein Properties LLC, a real estate firm that owns and manages high-quality office buildings across the country, announced that it reduced its energy use by 20% in 2016. The reductions have saved the company an estimated $6.5 million in energy expenses per year. The company ... Read more...

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Owens Corning Continues ‘Full Steam Ahead,’ Declares Significant Emissions Reductions in 2016 https://www.energymanagertoday.com/owens-corning-continues-full-steam-ahead-declares-significant-emissions-reductions-2016-0170783/ https://www.energymanagertoday.com/owens-corning-continues-full-steam-ahead-declares-significant-emissions-reductions-2016-0170783/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:21:35 +0000 http://www.energymanagertoday.com/?p=170783 Owens Corning operates a lot of furnaces around the world that use a lot of energy. It is focused on energy reduction and on its greenhouse gas impact. And by the fall of each year, it identifies those projects where it can make such a ... Read more...

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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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