Valerie Eacret for Zondits, March 25, 2015 The applications of 3D printers are expanding rapidly, from shoes to hearts to sports cars, but this is the first time Zondits has seen it used for air conditioning. Printing an air conditioner allows customers to select the exact size they need, which can reduce energy if the […]
Energy Efficiency Solutions for Retail Chains Triple Pundit, March 4, 2015 Twenty billion dollars. That is a lot of money. $20 billion is roughly the Gross Domestic Product of Nepal. It’s also rumored to be the annual budget of the NSA. $20 billion also happens to be the value of energy used each year by the retail industry […]
Innovative wireless sensor technology yields better energy efficiency R&D Magazine, March 2, 2015 Regulating comfort in small commercial buildings could become more efficient and less expensive thanks to an innovative low-cost wireless sensor technology being developed by researchers at the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Buildings are responsible for about […]
Transactive energy: not ready for peak load Energy Biz, January 13, 2015 Over the last decade and a half, federal and state demands for a more reliable and economically responsive electrical grid have grown immensely. Possible solutions to this demand include transactive energy (TE), the combination of economic and control techniques intended to improve grid […]
Smart Lighting Market – Global Size, Share, Trends Analysis to 2020 Release Wire Press Release, January 19, 2015 Energy loss through lighting has become a concern for several governments. Smart lighting is an innovative lighting technology with improved energy efficiency. Smart lighting technology may include efficiency fixtures and automated controls that make adjustments based on […]
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.