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2014-05-16 12:23:49

Sixty-four local commercial building teams successfully embrace energy efficiency efforts PORTLAND, Ore., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Trust of Oregon, Clark Public Utilities, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Oregon, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), City of Portland, and Portland Development Commission announced the winners of the 2013 Kilowatt Crackdown, a competition to improve energy performance of commercial office buildings. The competition engaged...

2014-05-13 08:25:35

More than 20 Hazardous Area and General Purpose Efficient LED Flood Light Fixture Variations listed on DLC Qualified Products List, Now Pre-Qualified for Utility Rebates FARMINGDALE, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), an innovative leader in LED lighting technology, today announced the listing of their DuroSite and SafeSite LED Flood Light family on the DesignLights Consortium's Solid State Lighting Fixtures Qualified Products List. Posting on the DLC list identifies...

2014-05-12 23:05:30

The workshops will focus on improving energy efficiency in industrial, commercial, and government facilities. Charleston, WV (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Two workshops focusing on improving energy efficiency in industrial, commercial, and government facilities will be held in various locations around the state in the upcoming weeks. The workshops are sponsored by the West Virginia University Industrial Assessment Center, WVU Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, and the West Virginia...

2014-05-08 16:29:59

LiMandri will serve as Senior Principal at Construction and Energy consultancy firm NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vidaris, a specialty Architectural and Construction consulting company which owns Israel Berger Associates (IBA) and Viridian Energy and Environmental, today announced they have hired former New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) Commissioner Robert (Bob) LiMandri as Senior Principal in charge of operations and business development. LiMandri...

2014-05-08 08:42:08

Efficiency performance rating is nearly twice the national average for data centers; builds on Internap's energy efficiency leadership across its data center footprint ATLANTA, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, today announced that its downtown Atlanta data center has received ENERGY STAR( )certification, a program run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to identify...

2014-05-05 12:23:53

Northwest electric power industry connects on the latest energy efficiency programs and strategies PORTLAND, Ore., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and electric utilities throughout the Northwest, are hosting the second annual Efficiency Exchange conference, May 6-8 in Kennewick, Wash. The region-wide event focuses on promoting innovation and new ideas in utility energy efficiency programs. BPA and...

2014-05-01 23:07:23

The company's cloud software platform quantifies and delivers predictable energy efficiency savings for a lower carbon future. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 EnergySavvy, a leading provider of energy efficiency cloud software to utilities and state programs, announces funding to accelerate product development and expand sales and marketing. Prelude Ventures, a San Francisco investment firm, leads the funding round with Prelude’s Managing Director Tim Woodward joining...

2014-04-30 23:00:49

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has been recognized for its efforts to promote sustainability with two honors from The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The hospital won the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its long-term commitment to energy efficiency and the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Climate Communications Awards for its outstanding efforts to raise awareness about climate change through its sustainability initiative,...

2014-04-25 16:25:01

Masco Home Services, offering the Environments For Living® program, earns award for protecting the environment through energy efficiency DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Masco Home Services as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through its work as a Home Energy Rater. Masco Home Services accomplishments will be recognized in...

2014-04-25 08:22:22

DETROIT, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy announced today that it is serving as host sponsor for next week's ACI National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show in Detroit, the nation's leading educational and training event for professionals who work in the home energy-efficiency industry. "The theme of this conference, 'Creating a Better America,' reflects the story of energy efficiency in Michigan," said Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy's vice president of...


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