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Sports Venues are Playing to Win on the Energy Efficiency Field

Sports Venues are Playing to Win on the Energy Efficiency Field

We’ve Got Energy Savings, Yes We Do. We’ve Got Water Savings, How About You? DOE, March 20, 2017 The transition from winter to spring is an exciting time for sports fans. Baseball spring training is starting up and college basketball’s March Madness is upon us. While fans may not realize it, the success of these

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Vermont and the Green Building Movement

GREENING VERMONT, BUILDING A MORE RESILIENT FUTURE The Vermont Independent, March 24, 2016. Image credit: johnoghue Here in Vermont, as everywhere, the built environment has a vast impact on the natural environment, human health, and the economy. 40% of our energy consumption comes from the building sector, and buildings also hold the greatest potential for achieving

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DPR Construction Exemplifies World-Class Net Zero Leadership

The power of zero: How to a real-world Net-Zero office Green Biz, March 12, 2016. Image credit: ccr-mag DPR Construction’s Phoenix Regional Headquarters creates a space that exemplifies deep sustainability in the hot dry climate, on a site that provides revitalization and adaptive reuse. The office is ILFI Net Zero Energy and LEED Platinum certified.

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Methodologies to Improve Commercial Building Code Compliance

Presented at the AESP 26th National Conference on February 3, 2016 Ari Michelson, Brian McCowan, Frances Chase, ERS Building energy codes in the U.S. have come a long way in the past three decades, increasing in complexity along the way. This is especially true for the commercial building sector, where codes have rapidly transitioned from

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The Vegas Strip is Going Green

Caesars Entertainment Introduces Major Energy Efficiency Upgrades Market Watch, September 10, 2015. Image credit: Reflex Supplements The Governor’s Office of Energy (GOE) awarded property tax incentives to 11 Caesars Entertainment affiliated casino resorts for introducing significant energy and water savings measures in tens of millions of square feet of commercial space. The resorts received the

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Ask the Expert: How Can a Project Maximize LEED Points Using CHP?

Maximizing LEED points using Combined Heat and Power Levon Whyte for Zondits, April 14, 2015 If you are considering LEED certification for a new construction project (whether under LEED v4 or LEED v2009) you may be able to gain significant LEED points if that project is also an ideal candidate for a combined heat and

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SKF Achieved ISO 50001 Certification at 38 Manufacturing Facilities

Bryan Kilgore for Zondits, March 11, 2015 SKF, a global supplier of bearings, seals, lubrication, and mechatronics products, was recently awarded ISO 50001 certification at thirty-eight of their manufacturing facilities across the world. More than 90% of their energy use is represented in these facilities. ISO 50001 is an international standard certification program focusing on

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A Zondits Interview: Big Ass Fans – Experts on Thermal Comfort Solutions

Big Ass Fans – Experts on Thermal Comfort Solutions Valerie Eacret for Zondits, March 3, 2015 In an effort to highlight an energy efficient solution for winter heating, Zondits spoke with Christian Taber, an engineer at Big Ass Fans®, about fans and controls that automate heat destratification. The company designs and manufactures industrial, commercial, and

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