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RagingWire Data Center Receives Energy Star Recognition

RagingWire wins efficiency certification for East Coast data center Biz Journals, March 31, 2015 Sacramento-based RagingWire Data Centers says its center in Ashburn, Va., received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star recognition, signifying that its performs in the top 25 percent of centers nationwide for energy efficiency. The company is working to certify its newest […]

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D.C. Tops the EPA’s List for Most Energy Star Buildings

D.C. Overtakes L.A. as Nation’s Energy-Efficiency Leader Washington City Paper, march 25, 2015 Take that, L.A.: For the first time, D.C. has topped the five-year leader in energy-efficient buildings to take the Energy Star crown. The Energy Star program, launched by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1999, rewards energy-efficient commercial buildings, which on average use 35 percent […]

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70 Manufacturing Plants Leading in Efficiency with ENERGY STAR Certification

Bryan Kilgore for Zondits, March 18, 2015 We’ve all seen the ENERGY STAR appliances, emblazoned with yellow stickers from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declaring them champions of efficiency. But did you know that a manufacturing facility that shows exemplary energy performance compared to others within their industry sector can become ENERGY STAR certified? One […]

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EPA Recognizes 17 Apartment & Condo Buildings Across the Country

“Communities, renters, and businesses all benefit when multifamily properties operate more efficiently,” said Gina McCarthy, administrator, EPA. “When these buildings use less energy, they also prevent greenhouse gas emissions, increase comfort, and lower costs for renters — making it a win-win for the environment, public health, and the economy.”