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World's First Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership
World's First Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership

Friday 7th October 2016

TOYOTA of Corvallis in Oregon USAis on schedule to be the world’s first Certified Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership. Over the next 14 months, Gensler—the architect of the new building - will oversee data collection to help ensure this certification becomes a reality. Additionally, construction of the facility was built to ...

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Behavioural Change May Deliver UK Industry £860M in Energy Savings
Behavioural Change May Deliver UK Industry £860M in Energy Savings

Friday 30th September 2016

SIMPLE “carbon psychology” or behavioural change could drive UK industry energy savings of £860 million, a new report by npower Business Solutions (nBS) and the Centre for Economics & Business Research (Cebr) has found. The largest potential savings could be achieved in the wholesale and retail (19.9%), administrative and support (11.4%), ...

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Fujitsu Services Get Air-Con Upgrade
Fujitsu Services Get Air-Con Upgrade

Monday 26th September 2016

ADCOCK Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in the UK have completed a major R22 replacement project on behalf of E2, a leading provider of bespoke energy management, for Fujitsu Services in Birmingham.  Due to its detrimental impact on the environment, on the 1st January 2015 it became illegal to use R22 ...

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Better Buildings, Better Plants Program Has Saved $3 Billion in Energy Costs
Better Buildings, Better Plants Program Has Saved $3 Billion in Energy Costs

Friday 23rd September 2016

TODAY, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced that 12 partners in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants program have met their energy savings goals this year. He also announced that 30 new partners have joined the program, representing significant growth for the program to accelerate progress in energy ...

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Energy Efficiency Is The Greatest Energy Story You Haven’t Heard
Energy Efficiency Is The Greatest Energy Story You Haven’t Heard

Monday 19th September 2016

ENERGY efficiency has been used for decades to make sure that power is both reliable and affordable. For those in the energy efficiency industry it can be taken for granted that others understand what energy efficiency is. But the ACEEE (American Centre for an Energy Efficiency Economy) reckons we need ...

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New Book on Energy Efficiency to Educate
New Book on Energy Efficiency to Educate

Friday 16th September 2016

ENERGY efficiency is now a part of life, everyday we are likely to have contact with energy efficiency devices or concepts - yet how many people think beyond the obvious. Further education is needed, so an announcement of a new book to be penned on Energy Efficiency is worthy of ...

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Optimisation of HVAC Technology Launched for Larger Facilities
Optimisation of HVAC Technology Launched for Larger Facilities

Monday 12th September 2016

OPTIMUM Energy is a company that specialises in aiding campuses, healthcare facilities, pharmaceutical plants, data centres and other commercial buildings to cut energy costs and meet sustainability goals by optimising HVAC systems Today the company released their OptimumEDGE quick-start HVAC optimisation product developed to reduce chiller-plant energy use by 13% on ...

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Energy Efficiency Tool for Data Centres
Energy Efficiency Tool for Data Centres

Friday 9th September 2016

RenewIT, a European Commission research project, this week launched the final version of its free online tool for the design and placement of energy-efficient and renewable-powered data centres. The RenewIT Tool is designed to help data centre operators, designers and other stakeholders select the optimum combination of efficiency measures and renewables for ...

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Singapore Energy Start-Up Helps Manage Energy Efficiency
Singapore Energy Start-Up Helps Manage Energy Efficiency

Friday 2nd September 2016

SINGAPORE energy start up EverComm founded by NTU graduates provide enterprise energy data collection, data migration, data analysis and insights reporting. In 2013 co-founders, 26-year-old Ted Chen and 31-year-old Phyo Koko, were motivated to create the company by their interest in energy savings and energy management. The two electrical engineering undergraduates have ...

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New Air Compressors with VSD Increase Energy Efficiency by 35%
New Air Compressors with VSD Increase Energy Efficiency by 35%

Monday 22nd August 2016

MULTINATIONAL company Ingersoll Rand has introduced new models to its line of Next Generation R-Series compressors, which incorporate the latest advancements in variable speed drive (VSD) technology. The new R-Series using a VSD reduces energy costs by up to 35%, increases air flow output by up to 15%, while increasing system ...

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Real-Time Energy Calculator For Your Home
Real-Time Energy Calculator For Your Home

Friday 19th August 2016

REAL time energy monitoring is probably the best method of keeping tabs on your energy consumption, with some excellent, highly sophisticated devices enabling businesses and organisation's to see what energy they are using as they consume it. The technology is excellent, but beyond the reach and needs of households. To help ...

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Energy Efficiency Building Market Set To Grow
Energy Efficiency Building Market Set To Grow

Monday 15th August 2016

THE global energy-efficient building market 2016-2020 report from Sandler Research states rising energy prices will be a key trend for market growth. Commenting on the report, one of the analyst said: "Rising energy prices will be a key trend for market growth. Constant depletion of energy from natural resources without replenishment ...

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Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Pilot for Hawaii
Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Pilot for Hawaii

Friday 12th August 2016

U.S. based ESCO Carbon Lighthouse have partnered with Hawaii’s A&B Properties are running a two-month pilot to identify energy efficiency initiatives for A&B’s commercial assets in Hawaii. The two-month pilot scheme will look to identify energy efficiency initiatives for A&B’s commercial assets in Hawaii. The program was launched at two properties on ...

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Alerts Help Save Energy
Alerts Help Save Energy

Monday 8th August 2016

ENERGY consultants STC Energy have come up with an alert system that could save you money and improve your energy efficiency. They’ve created a profile alerts service which monitors consumption from HH and AMR electricity meters and data loggers. The system which uses STC’s in-house designed software, can monitor multi sites ...

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Increasing Interest In Energy Efficiency
Increasing Interest In Energy Efficiency

Monday 1st August 2016

THIS year’s Energy Efficiency Indicator survey conducted by Johnson Controls reveals interest and investment in energy efficiency “are at an all-time high.” The 2016 Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) Survey queried executive decision makers about the varying importance of energy efficiency technologies, practices and strategies implemented, the investments they have made, ...

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Green Building Councils & Cities  to Improve Building Energy Efficiency
Green Building Councils & Cities to Improve Building Energy Efficiency

Friday 29th July 2016

GREEN Building Councils are joining forces with leading cities around the world to dramatically ramp up energy efficiency within buildings. The improvement is expected via a new partnership between the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and the World Resources Institute-led Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA). Green Building Councils in Colombia, the United Arab ...

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Israeli Supermarket Chain get 12 Month Payback with Compressor Optimisation
Israeli Supermarket Chain get 12 Month Payback with Compressor Optimisation

Monday 25th July 2016

A compressor optimisation technology is claimed to have achieved a 12-month payback for Israel’s largest supermarket chain. The ESM advanced energy efficiency product developed by Smartcool Systems, has been retrofitted at a Shufersal supermarket, a part of the largest supermarket chain in Israel. The savings achieved at the first site are ...

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2016 World Energy Efficiency Rankings
2016 World Energy Efficiency Rankings

Friday 22nd July 2016

GERMANY continues to lead the world in energy efficiency, followed by Italy and Japan (tied for second place), France, and the United Kingdom (not reflecting energy-related government changes in 2016), according to the 2016 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard. New to the rankings this year are eight nations:  Indonesia, Netherlands, Poland, Saudi ...

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UK's Green Investment Bank Lends £9.87m for LED Streetlight Upgrade
UK's Green Investment Bank Lends £9.87m for LED Streetlight Upgrade

Monday 18th July 2016

STIRLING Regional Council, Scotland, is borrowing £9.87m from the UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) to install LEDs instead of traditional sodium lightbulbs in 12,000 streetlights over four years. The local authority will also replace 4,000 of the columns (or lampposts), marking a major investment in infrastructure for the county. Stirling is ...

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$19 Million to Improve U.S. Efficiency
$19 Million to Improve U.S. Efficiency

Friday 15th July 2016

THE U.S. Energy Department announced today it is investing $19 million to improve the efficiency in the nation’s homes, offices, schools, hospitals, restaurants and stores. The projects will develop advanced building technologies that will help American consumers and businesses save money on their utility bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and ...

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Singapore Unveils Climate Change Combat Plans
Singapore Unveils Climate Change Combat Plans

Monday 11th July 2016

SINGAPORE has unveiled its latest plan to tackle climate change and meet its targets under the Paris climate change agreement. Taking measures including a new heat stress information system to help the public better plan outdoor activities, which could be similar to current health advisories for haze, will be ready by ...

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Loan for Energy Efficiency Improvements in Ukraine
Loan for Energy Efficiency Improvements in Ukraine

Friday 8th July 2016

THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is pledging more resources to improve the competitiveness and energy efficiency of Ukraine’s agribusiness corporates. With a major loan of up to $20 million, the Bank will be supporting energy efficiency and environmental improvements to two major sugar plants owned by the Astarta ...

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BRICS Look to Green Energy and Improved Energy Efficiency
BRICS Look to Green Energy and Improved Energy Efficiency

Tuesday 5th July 2016

THE BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have committed to promote clean energy and improve energy efficiency through cooperating with one another. The resolution was made at the conclusion of a two-day international conference of the BRICS working group on energy efficiency in India. Delegates from all member ...

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Financing for Turkish Renewable Energy Projects
Financing for Turkish Renewable Energy Projects

Friday 1st July 2016

IN response to growing demand, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing $110 million Turkey’s Akbank to finance private companies investing in renewable energy. It is part of the EBRD strategy to help Turkey meet growing demand for electricity and diversify away from expensive imported fuel, while addressing ...

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Beijing's New Energy Efficient Building
Beijing's New Energy Efficient Building

Monday 27th June 2016

THE Beijing Greenland Center recently completed in the Chinese capital was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) to sustainable and energy efficient. Located between Beijing’s historic core and its largest international airport, the 260-meter-tall tower in the Dawangjing business district, situated on the city’s northeast side. Sustainable and efficient, the ...

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