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2014-10-16 16:22:28

EnergyUpgradeCA.org is a one-stop resource for energy management solutions SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Upgrade California(®) launched a new website today, providing an in-depth, online resource for Californians looking for effective steps to better manage energy use, save money, and keep their homes and businesses comfortable. "The Governor and leaders throughout the state have called on Californians to better manage their energy use to help us meet our state's...

2014-10-01 12:24:06

Statewide program offers tips, tools and programming to empower Virginians to reduce their energy use RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Energy Action Month, Virginia Energy Sense - the Commonwealth's statewide consumer energy education program under the guidance of the State Corporation Commission - is challenging Virginians to reduce their energy use by 10 percent and realize savings on monthly energy bills. Throughout October, Virginia Energy...

2014-09-15 23:04:56

Demand Management Technology Provider Has Saved Mission Produce over $2 Million by Standardizing and Automating Control Systems in Four Countries; Latest Deployment Will Be at a New Avocado Storage Facility in Peru Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 September 15, 2014 – Powerit Solutions (http://www.poweritsolutions.com), an international clean technology company that sets the demand management standard, today announced that Mission Produce (http://www.missionpro.com) will...

2014-07-28 23:06:06

Customers receive $85 rebate and energy savings when Wi-Fi-enabled thermostat is installed. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 High summer temperatures can take a toll on energy use in Texas. In its second year, Austin Energy is taking steps to help conserve energy while summer demands are high. With its Power Partner Thermostat program, Austin Energy is working with smart thermostat maker, ecobee, to help customers lower their energy bill and participate in demand response events. When...

2014-07-24 16:22:21

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With hot summer weather arriving in San Diego this week, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is offering tips for residential and business customers to save energy and money now and throughout the summer. Increased energy use causes higher bills. Air-conditioning use typically increases when temperatures go up, and coupled with the rising cost of energy, some customers may see an increase in their upcoming utility bills. SDG&E offers a...

2014-06-26 23:12:41

InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Member Louisiana Controls Puts School on Top in the Battle of the Buildings Baton Rouge, La (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Claiborne Elementary School in Baton Rouge, La., has won the Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings, sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Louisiana Controls Inc., a Baton Rouge-based member of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, completed upgrades to the school’s facility...

2014-05-15 16:23:01

Following long winter, 4 in 10 changing routines, willing to invest more to curb energy use RICHMOND, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of a harsh winter and higher energy bills, a new statewide Virginia survey finds that a majority of residents see energy as a very important source of household savings. Accordingly, residents are planning steps to reduce their daily energy use and are willing to invest more to achieve greater savings. Four in 10 Virginians say they...

2014-05-15 12:25:50

Company cited as the first corporation in the entertainment, gaming and hospitality industry to join LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has announced that it is joining the U.S. Energy Department's Better Buildings Challenge, a national pledge calling for organizations to voluntarily reduce their building portfolio energy use by 20 percent in ten years. "Innovating our resorts to operate more efficiently while also offering a remarkable...

2014-04-17 12:23:40

Four Cassidy Turley Managed Properties Among Top Performers in National Building Competition WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that 42 of its managed properties successfully crossed the finish line in EPA's 2013 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. In its fourth year, the competition featured buildings from across the country racing to improve...

2014-04-16 08:35:47

Homeowners, Industries and Governments All Play a Role ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 44(th) anniversary of Earth Day approaches on April 22, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) reminds the public about the key role of fiber glass and mineral wool insulation in achieving greater energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. "Buildings account for 40 percent of energy use worldwide," NAIMA Interim President and CEO Angus...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.