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Energy Efficiency Upgrades Estimated to Save School District $13 Million

Energy Efficiency Upgrades Estimated to Save School District $13 Million

San Benito High School to implement energy efficiency program Benitolink.com, July 18, 2017 The project, which includes new light fixtures, “smart” heating and cooling systems, and the installation of solar panels, is expected to save the district $13 million On June 13, San Benito High School board members approved a Energy Conservation & Renewable Generation

Incentive Program Allows Shipping Company to Make Energy Efficient Upgrades

Oregon onion shipper ramps up energy efficiency efforts Fresh Plaza, July 19, 2017 Newly formed Baker & Murakami Produce Company LLLP in Ontario, OR, has teamed up with Idaho Power to expand energy efficiency at the Treasure Valley onion supershed with upgrades in LED lighting and a new high capacity VFD air compressor to run

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Identifying Optential Energy Savings in Leased Offices

3 ways to identify energy savings in leased offices UtilityDRIVE, June 6, 2017 How many times have we thought, “It’s 2017…what office buildings don’t use LED lighting now?” LED lighting retrofits, occupancy sensor installations, and HVAC programming are examples of these “low-hanging fruit” projects. Have we exhausted all the energy efficiency opportunities in commercial buildings?

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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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Jerry Brown Steps Up and Signs Under2 MOU

Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits California Governor Jerry Brown and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon have signed a joint agreement of cooperation as the two administrations seek to fulfill the climate goals of the Under2 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The Under2 MOU is a collaboration of subnational governments calling to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions

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How Can You Save Money and Energy on Long Island?

Jordan Cohen, ERS, for Zondits Long Island residents can now review PSEG Long Island’s spring money-saving tips and incentivized programs to keep their wallets full and energy consumption down this spring. Customers with functioning but old, inefficient refrigerators or freezers can request a pickup from PSEG Long Island, who will recycle them responsibly. The best

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Two of the Nation’s Biggest Coal-Fired Power Plants Announce Plans to Shut Down

The West’s largest coal-fired power plant is closing. The Washington Post, February 14, 2017 In the past three weeks, owners of two of the nation’s biggest coal-fired power plants have announced plans to shut them down, potentially idling hundreds of workers. One plant in Arizona is the largest coal-fired facility in the western United States. “[We’re]

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Can Companies Save on Energy Costs with Flexible Schedules?

Katie Robinson, ERS, for Zondits More and more companies are looking to save energy – and energy costs – by changing their operating hours or allowing employees to work from home. Can flexible schedules make a significant dent in energy consumption and cost? Implementing a work schedule that strays from the regular 9–5/Monday–Friday is a

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