Written by Kevin Boyd, ERS When most of us head into an audit of an industrial manufacturing facility, there are plenty of systems that we’re comfortable analyzing and making recommendations for. Lighting, HVAC, motors, and compressed–air systems are all things that we keep an eye on, and this is for good reason: We have well-established, […]
Taylor Patterson, ERS Welcome to the world of electric vehicles (EVs) – where cars use electricity and battery storage to get around, replacing gasoline and reducing air pollution in an effort to minimize the human population’s carbon footprint! EVs are a booming trend in the auto industry, particularly as consumers look to make more environmentally […]
PSE&G ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PLAN COULD CUT ELECTRICITY, GAS PRICES FOR CUSTOMERS NJ Spotlight, March 4, 2015 Utility and state have reached tentative settlement that will enable consumers and businesses to use less power, reduce air pollution The state and Public Service Electric & Gas have agreed on a tentative settlement that would allow the state’s largest […]
New National Furnace Standards Will Save Consumers Money, but Stronger Standards Could Save Even More Energy Efficiency Markets, February 11, 2015 The US Department of Energy has issued a proposed rule for furnaces that would provide significant savings for consumers on their home heating bills, and be among the biggest natural-gas saving standards ever completed by […]
The industrial and commercial sectors could see a 30-45% increase on energy bills to 2030, according to latest projections from the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC). In its third assessment of the impact of carbon budgets on energy bills, the CCC estimates an average increase of 31% in commercial sector energy bills and 26% in industrial sector energy bills to 2030 due to low-carbon policies.