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Ways to Reduce a Company’s Energy Spending

The top tech to cut energy costs and emissions? You may be surprised Green Biz, March 4, 2015. Image credit: ErikaWittlieb Based on revenues gains last year in the various advanced energy segments — including solar, wind, gas turbines, biofuels, energy storage and building efficiency technologies — the last grabbed the biggest share of revenues, at

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Cutting-Edge Technology for a Greener Home

Top 3 Innovative Solutions for Greener Houses Tech.co, December 14, 2015. Image credit: Thomas Hawk Given that residential emissions – estimated at 89.9 million tonnes in 2010 – account for more than passenger cars (68 million tonnes) and every other sector apart from power stations, it makes sense to reduce first and foremost your household’s carbon

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Homeowners Reap Benefits of Energy Efficiency Improvements

Pearl, Nest team up to provide information on resales’ energy efficiency The Daily Progress, November 16, 2015. Image credit: fixedgear With Pearl Certification, homeowners and real estate agents will be able to verify and document energy efficiency improvements made to homes, which in turn can help buyers and appraisers understand the value and features of a

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Could Smart Thermostats Be the New Low-Hanging Fruit?

Are Smart Thermostats the New CFLS? Energy Efficiency Markets, October 13, 2015. Image credit: Sébastien Barré Commonwealth Edison, Nest, ecobee, gas utilities and advocacy groups are working together on the lengthy project. ComEd hopes to see the million mark reached in about five years, according to George Malek, ComEd’s director of energy efficiency services. CFLs were

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Intelligent Efficiency at Work

The workplace – the next major connected ecosystem Tech Radar. Image credit: FirmBee Businesses today are busy automating, embracing big data and trying to figure out what the Internet of Things means for them, but what about the workplace? With ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) firmly embedded, smart devices and wearables are about to fuel a

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4 Facts about Energy Efficiency

4 Reasons You Should Care About Energy Efficiency The Huffington Post, September 22, 2015. Image credit: TanteTati 1) Companies in the energy-efficiency industry are innovative, well supported and, best of all, huge job creators. The United States economy is still recovering from 2008’s economic collapse. To continue its growth, creative companies with strong balance sheets and

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OEMs Offer Smarter Controls for Peak HVAC Performance

OEMs are In Control ACHR News, June 22, 2015. Image credit: Life-Of-Pix KEEPING CONTROL There are numerous third-party smart controls available — including the Nest thermostat, which some feel initiated the trend toward smart controls — but control platforms offered by OEMs can often lead to more robust system performance. As Scott Evans, EcoNet product manager,

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