Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Left Out of Demand-Side Management Programs

Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Left Out of Demand-Side Management Programs

Even though they usually make up a large percentage of a utility’s customer base, small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are significantly underrepresented in demand-side management program participation, according to a recent Navigant Research analysis. Brett Feldman, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, wrote in Forbes … Read more…

Facebook to Build $750 Million Data Center in Virginia

Facebook to Build $750 Million Data Center in Virginia

Facebook announced plans on Thursday to build a $750 million data center in Henrico County, Virginia powered entirely by renewable energy. The tech company also designed a new renewable energy tariff with Dominion Energy Virginia to help construct multiple solar facilities to the state. The … Read more…

HACs, CACS, and CRAC Units: Energy Solutions for Data Centers Go Holistic

HACs, CACS, and CRAC Units: Energy Solutions for Data Centers Go Holistic

The days of making energy efficient changes to data centers in bits and pieces are on their way out, an industry expert says. Instead, data center operators are having conversations about energy efficient design much earlier in the planning process, Erich Hamilton, the director of … Read more…

Smart City Market Growth Driven by Companies Like Schneider Electric and Ingersoll Rand

Smart City Market Growth Driven by Companies Like Schneider Electric and Ingersoll Rand

The global smart cities market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 24.4% over the next 10 years, driven by demand in areas such as facility management and energy optimization, building automation, and emergency response management, according to a new Research … Read more…

Lighting, Computers, HVAC Promise Most Energy Savings in Canadian Commercial Sector

Lighting, Computers, HVAC Promise Most Energy Savings in Canadian Commercial Sector

Canada could reduce stationary energy consumption by up to 15% by 2035, driven in part by changes to lighting, computer and HVAC equipment in the commercial sector, a new report finds. Doing More with Less: Energy Efficiency Potential in Canada, was recently published by the … Read more…

Ohio School District Chalks Up $100K in Energy Savings From Retrofits

Ohio School District Chalks Up $100K in Energy Savings From Retrofits

The South Central Local Schools in Ohio worked with Energy Optimizers, USA on energy efficient upgrades and retrofits in 2013. Those changes have been paying off. Over the past three years, the school district to the southwest of Cleveland has saved more than $104,000 in … Read more…

US House Would Take Hacksaw to Energy Efficiency Budget

US House Would Take Hacksaw to Energy Efficiency Budget

If the US House of Representatives gets its way, 2018 funding for renewable energy and energy efficiency will get cut by 45% while it would preserve the allocations given to fossil fuel energy research. It would be a $9 billion energy budget, which would still … Read more…

How Product Design Impacts Energy Management: Q&A with Shaw Industries

How Product Design Impacts Energy Management: Q&A with Shaw Industries

Shifting an organization’s culture requires a willingness to challenge the status quo and step outside the comfort zone, says Charles Chapman, director of energy and reliability engineering for Shaw Industries. Chapman’s group at the global flooring product company used to focus primarily on the engineering … Read more…

Aldi Sees Competitive Advantage with Energy-Efficient Upgrades in the US

Aldi Sees Competitive Advantage with Energy-Efficient Upgrades in the US

German discount supermarket chain Aldi seeks an edge in the United States over new competitors through energy efficient upgrades to hundreds of stores. This year, Aldi announced a $1.6 billion investment in remodeling 1,300 US stores by 2020. Changes include creating open ceilings, adding natural … Read more…

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