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2011-06-27 11:49:28

A new study from the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) finds that your set-top boxes are the single largest electricity guzzler in American homes, with some home entertainment systems devouring more power than a refrigerator and even some central AC systems. According to NRDC figures, there are more than 160 million set-top boxes currently in use across the country, and that number is steadily rising. In 2010, these units ate up nearly 27 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, or 168...

2011-06-21 12:02:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Climate Savers Computing Initiative (CSCI), a global consortium dedicated to reducing the energy consumption of end-to-end computing, today announced that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has become a member of the CSCI Board of Directors. Samsung Electronics joins CSCI board members from Cisco, Emerson, F5 Networks, Google, Intel, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, and World Wildlife Fund as a leader in driving the deployment and adoption of energy...

2011-05-27 00:00:28

Prenova, Inc. has been awarded a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for improving building energy efficiency by optimizing the performance of facility assets such as HVAC (central plants, rooftop units, etc.), lighting, refrigeration, and other critical systems. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Prenova, Inc., a privately-held enterprise energy management company, today announced it has been awarded a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for improving...

2011-05-18 08:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buckley Air Force Base has installed Sunovia Energy Technologies' (OTC BB: SUNV) energy-efficient 120-Watt EvoLucia® LED Aimed Optics(TM) Shoebox fixtures throughout their base. Buckley AFB is one of many military bases across the globe that is taking actions toward energy conservation. The installation of Sunovia's LED Shoebox fixtures will reduce the base's energy consumption by more than 30 percent while providing...

2011-05-11 04:00:00

LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INTEROP -- JouleX, the leading innovator in enterprise energy management systems for data centers, distributed office environments, and facilities, introduces today JouleX Energy Manager (JEM) for Data Centers, the first energy-management solution engineered specifically to help data center operators optimize energy usage and drive energy efficiency. The third offering announced in the new JouleX Energy Manager family product line,...

2011-05-09 14:35:00

LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INTEROP -- JouleX, the leading innovator in enterprise energy management systems for data centers, distributed office environments, and facilities, today announces a new product line based on the JouleX Energy Manager (JEM) technology. To address the increased market demand for energy management solutions that meet customers' specific needs within the enterprise, the company introduced the first three offerings in the new JouleX Energy...

2011-04-27 23:57:49

New Berkeley Lab study forecasts peak in energy use in China within 20 years. As China's economy continues to soar, its energy use and greenhouse gas emissions will keep on soaring as well"”or so goes the conventional wisdom. A new analysis by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) now is challenging that notion, one widely held in both the United States and China. Well before mid-century, according to a new study by Berkeley Lab's China Energy Group, that...

2011-04-13 12:13:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy management company FS Energy, LLC, announced today the issuance of Energy Report Cards for hundreds of New York City residential properties managed by FirstService affiliate, Cooper Square Realty. The first of its kind, this initiative comprehensively monitors and analyzes energy consumption in residential cooperative and condominium high rise buildings, enabling owners and associations to quickly see how efficient their building is compared...

2011-03-24 00:00:26

Two innovators have teamed up to help data centers optimize capacity and utilization of IT infrastructure by bridging the gap between Physical Infrastructure Management and Systems Management (PRWEB) March 22, 2011 iTRACSâ“ž¢ Corporation, Inc., a global leader in physical infrastructure management, and ExoIS®, Inc, a global leader in providing IT compliance & security and systems management professional services, have announced a partnership agreement...

2011-02-23 12:23:00

SALEM, Mass., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from lighting manufacturer OSRAM SYLVANIA and the City of Salem, Massachusetts flipped the switch on over 350 existing street lighting fixtures newly equipped with LED technology. Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll hosted an unveiling event in the city's historic downtown area where, using an over-sized light switch, she and Mark Corcoran, OSRAM SYLVANIA vice president of Industrial Commercial Sales, symbolically lit the city with the new,...


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