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2013-06-06 12:22:05

Next Step Home Pilot will help region evaluate durability and energy efficiency for Northwest homes PORTLAND, Ore., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), in collaboration with its utility and energy efficiency partners and regional builders, is piloting a new residential homes program to lay the foundation to increase the energy efficiency and comfort of new homes across the region. The voluntary pilot takes energy-efficient homebuilding to a new...

2013-06-04 16:26:51

Savvis London Data Center becomes the seventh in the world to gain a CEEDA honour LONDON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DCProfessional Development today announced that BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has awarded Savvis, a CenturyLink company and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, a silver Certified Energy Efficient Datacenter Award for its LO3 London Docklands data center. Savvis is the seventh organization in the world to demonstrate its...

2013-05-31 23:01:27

The new for Spring 2013 Radiant Skylight Tube by U.S. Sunlight provides a low-profile, easy to install, low cost, day lighting solution for almost any home renovation. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Natural lighting has become a common remodeling project due to the numerous benefits of natural light, including mood elevation and reduced energy costs. Unfortunately, as many homeowners realize, adding in windows can put a strain on a budget for home improvement. Over the years, many...

2013-05-23 08:22:06

Company announces 3-year energy reduction of 28.54% WEST HARTFORD, Conn., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Legrand will be recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the International Energy Technology Conference (IETC) for its continuing efforts to make energy efficiency a top priority through the company's involvement in the Better Buildings, Better Plants (BBBP) Challenge. The BBBP Challenge is a DOE program that highlights leaders who have committed to saving...

2013-05-21 16:22:20

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR), discussed the company's environmental responsibility as the leader in the global home appliance industry during a keynote address at EE Global 2013 yesterday. The event concludes this afternoon in Washington, D.C. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO ) Opening the plenary session on, "The Next Generation of Energy Efficiency: Driving Productivity...

2013-05-20 16:22:13

Announcing "Avant EE: Innovations Reshaping the Energy Efficiency Market" BOSTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Greentech Media announces a new conference for power producing utilities, project financers, technology innovators and building professionals focusing on energy efficiency: "Avant EE: Innovations Reshaping the Energy Efficiency Market." The one-day event is curated by Greentech Media's Senior Editor of Energy Efficiency, Stephen Lacey, and will take place at the PG&E...

2013-05-20 12:22:17

A 30 percent increase in building efficiency would generate net annual positive cash flow of $65 billion for households, businesses and governments WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy efficiency is a good business decision for businesses, homeowners and the government, said John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Climate, Controls & Security at today's Energy Efficiency Global Forum 2013 in Washington, D.C. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of...

2013-05-20 12:21:43

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's premier energy efficiency conference returns to the heart of American policy today. Headlined by the Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus, Whirlpool CEO Jeff Fettig, and Senator Mark Warner, the Alliance to Save Energy's sixth annual EE Global Forum opens this morning at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100203/ALLIANCETOSAVEENERGYLOGO) Attracting more than 500...

2013-05-20 08:22:36

The Alliance to Save Energy, BPC, BRT, NAM and U.S. Chamber Issue Joint Letters WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance to Save Energy (the Alliance), the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), Business Roundtable (BRT), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21(st) Century Energy (the Chamber) issued joint letters to the president and Congressional leaders today urging them to advance energy efficiency....

2013-05-15 16:22:25

Working Groups Announce June-July Workshops in Washington, DC NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) is moving into the next phase of its effort to develop a standardization roadmap advancing energy efficiency in the built environment. The collaborative's five working groups (WGs) have scheduled a series of June-July workshops in Washington, DC, to begin...