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Building Technology

Energy Efficiency plug loads

Tips for Plug Load Energy Reductions: It’s All about the Data

Dan Pidgeon, ERS, for Zondits With a lot of focus on green buildings and energy efficiency upgrades such as lighting and HVAC, plug loads now account for a much greater percentage of building energy use. A typical office building can expect plug loads to make up 25% of the total electrical load. However, in an

Industrial Technology

energy-efficient-refrigeration

Awareness of HFC-Free Refrigeration Systems Increase

FOOMA Japan 2017: Food manufacturers seek NatRef solutions R744, June 16,2017 As awareness of HFC-free refrigeration systems among industrial food manufacturers in Japan increases, companies like Mayekawa and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems Co. Ltd (MHI) are responding by expanding their product line-ups.The NewTon CH system, on display at the FOOMA Japan 2017 exhibition, is

Clean Grid Technology

solar + storage

CUNY Works to Streamline Solar + Storage in NYC

Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits Zondits spoke with the team at Sustainable CUNY, of the City University of New York on their role in streamlining solar and solar + storage installations in NYC. Sustainable CUNY has been working on reducing barriers to solar installations in NYC since 2006 and is also working to incorporate energy

Programs & Policy

congress-Cromnibus Congressional

Congress Introduces Bill to Combat Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

U.S. Congress introduces bipartisan bill on HFCs and other short-lived pollutants Hydocardons 21, Jun 09, 2017 Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Scott Peters (a Democrat from California) and Carlos Curbelo (a Republican from Florida) introduced the bipartisan Super Pollutant Emissions Reduction, or SUPER Act, into the U.S. Congress to combat short-lived climate pollutants like hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The

Markets & Business

LEED for Cities

Town Will Receive $250,000 in Grant Funding for Energy Conservation Projects

Weymouth gets $250,000 to up energy efficiency in 12 buildings The Patriot Ledger, June 22, 2017 WEYMOUTH – The town will receive $250,000 in grant funding to pursue energy conservation projects in a dozen town-owned buildings, including three fire stations, two schools and two water treatment plants. Weymouth’s Energy Coordinator Robert O’Connor and Asset and

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