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Building Technology

HVAC

Greener Standards for HVAC’s Are Becoming a Trend

HVAC’s Role in a Greener Future Contracting Buisness, Aug 10, 2017 As industries of all sorts adopt greener standards, HVAC professionals are doing their part to ensure climate control technology isn’t contributing to global climate change. HVAC systems account for almost half of all energy used in a typical American home. This means that these

Industrial Technology

CO2 Refrigerants

UK Store Converting up to 100 Stores to CO2 Refrigerants

Aldi converts UK stores to CO2 refrigerants Gas World, August 16, 2017 By the end of 2018, up to 100 of Aldi’s stores are set to be converted at a cost of around £20m. The move will see a reduction in Aldi’s potential refrigerant gas carbon emissions by 99%, with an annual average decrease of

Clean Grid Technology

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse Had Little Impact on Electricity Demand Across the United States

Solar eclipse’s effect on power demand proved a yawn for utilities Reuters, Aug 22, 107 Monday’s solar eclipse had no major impact on electricity demand in affected areas of the United States, according to grid operators and utilities, many of which had lined up alternative power supplies. Customers who left their homes and offices to

Programs & Policy

Accelerate Performance

Innovation Leads to Accelerated Performance Pilot As a New Construction Program

ComEd Adopts DOE Accelerate Performance Pilot as Official New Construction Program Offering Energy.gov, August 14, 2017 Recent innovations in the procurement approach for new construction buildings developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have been shown to deliver deep and persistent energy savings at little or no additional upfront cost to building owners. The

Markets & Business

CityTree

Start-up Develops Artificial CityTree That Efficiently Captures Air Pollutants

This artificial tree captures air pollutants 275 times more efficiently than a normal one TheCivilEngineer.org, August 10, 2017 It was developed by a German start-up in order to fight air pollution Air pollution is an issue gaining a lot of attention, as it is responsible for 7 million premature deaths a year according to the WHO.

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