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How to Select the Right Commercial HVAC Equipment

How to Select the Right Commercial HVAC Equipment

Commercial HVAC: Right-Size and Save KAALTV, April 29, 2015. Image credit: By Morten Haagensen When you are planning the multi-million dollar construction or remodel of a commercial building, the cost of HVAC equipment is a relatively small part of your total budget. However, right sizing your firm’s heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning system will not only save you

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What’s Holding Back the Commercial Solar Industry?

Why ‘Middle Market’ Commercial Solar Hasn’t Kept Pace With Other Sectors Greentech Media, February 10, 2015 While the residential and utility-scale solar markets post record growth, much of the commercial-scale solar market has seen relatively flat growth on a year-over-year basis. GTM Research expects that 2014 will be the first time in 10 years that

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The Value of Energy Efficiency for Building Owners

Realize the ROI of Building Improvements Noesis, January 20, 2015 It’s not just enough to own, and hold onto, a commercial or industrial building. To get maximum value from your property, the following need to be considered: updates to the building to keep up with comps; the need for high/consistent occupancy rates; and how a

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Indiana Senate Votes for Utility Driven Energy Efficiency Bill

Senate panel passes energy-efficiency utility bill Businessweek, January 22, 2015 Major utility companies would be able to develop their own energy-efficiency programs and charge customers to implement them under a bill that cleared a state Senate committee Thursday, but the panel’s chairman said the bill still needs a lot of work. The Senate Utilities Committee

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NYC’s Second-Tier Commercial Buildings Focus on Energy Efficiency

That may be changing. In the last few years, a handful of those buildings in New York, in Hudson Square, the garment district and Times Square, have taken steps to shrink their carbon footprints, as their fancier Class A counterparts have done for years.

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New AC Materials Could Cut Energy Consumption by 90%

If we are going to get global consumption of power on to a much more efficient basis, one of the challenges is air conditioning. Could we find a breakthrough that would cut 90% of the electricity required for space cooling?

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HVAC Advances Increase Energy Efficiency

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) in commercial buildings accounts for approximately 40 percent of total building energy consumption, but advances in HVAC technology can provide for much more efficient and less energy intensive operation.

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DOE Adopts Energy Conservation Standards for Appliances & Equipment

By engaging and reaching consensus among environmental, consumer and industry groups, the Department of Energy (DOE) has made rapid progress during the past several years adopting numerous new energy conservation standards for residential appliances and commercial equipment.

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