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2013-02-28 12:24:04

Leading Furniture Retailer Finds Significant Cost and Energy Savings by Converting to LED Lighting ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rooms To Go, America's #1 independent furniture company, has recently completed an effort initiated in 2010 to convert 115 of its retail stores to LED lighting. The switch to energy efficient 16-18 watt LED track lamps from the 60 watt halogen track lamps previously in use by the retailer has resulted in an average overall store energy savings of...

2013-02-26 08:23:42

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Telkonet, Inc. (OTC BB: TKOI), developer of the revolutionary EcoSmart energy management platform incorporating patented Recovery Time(TM) technology, is pleased to announce today that Marriott International, with over 3,700 properties in 74 countries, has selected Telkonet as an Approved Vendor in providing occupancy-based energy management technology throughout all of its hospitality brands worldwide. As well as being designated as an Approved...

2013-02-20 08:24:39

LONDON, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- All savvy bosses know that reducing energy consumption around your workplace can make a big difference to your business's gas and electricity bills [http://www.britishgas.co.uk/business/gas ]. But, with the best will in the world, it's hard to do that if you don't have your entire workforce on board. British Gas Business [http://www.britishgas.co.uk/business ] are on hand to help. We've launched a series of five free,...

2013-02-19 12:24:12

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seldera announced today that it has launched Building Dynamics, a sophisticated, easy-to-use platform that helps building owners and managers track and reduce building energy consumption. Building Dynamics correlates energy demand with occupant behavior to give users valuable insights on reducing waste. Building Dynamics consists of a system of lightweight meters and sensors that monitor building conditions while extracting patterns of tenant...

2013-02-18 04:20:20

LONDON, February 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show that advanced energy efficiency technology is required to help Hong Kong meet their need to develop a low carbon economy. Hong Kong needs advanced energy efficiency technology now. Buildings consume 90% of the regions electricity, contributing to 60% of greenhouse emissions. These findings bring into focus the importance for Hong Kong in improving the energy efficiency of their building stock to allow the development...

2013-02-14 12:26:17

LONDON, February 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past decade we've had green and environmentally friendly initiatives drilled into our daily lives. Without actually realising it the majority of us will now split our paper waste from our glass waste and our food waste from our plastic and tins. It doesn't stop there though and energy efficiency is hot on the heels of waste disposal as the big thing to improve on in 2013 and beyond. We might have the odd energy saving...

2013-01-30 12:20:50

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates announced today 60-80% of U.S. broadband home owners are willing to pay for energy-saving products such as smart thermostats, smart water-tank controllers, and attic insulation; however, the perceived value varies widely. Consumers will pay $109 for a smart water-tank controller and $77 for a smart thermostat that save them 20% on their energy bills, compared to $256 for attic insulation for the same savings. (Logo:...

2013-01-23 08:21:56

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Building Energy Inc. announced today that it is licensing its cloud-based application to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to make its national database of building energy and asset data accessible, open, and secure. The DOE's goal is to enable managers, engineers, and financiers of energy efficiency projects to make confident and informed decisions about building energy efficiency. (Logo:...

2013-01-17 16:21:19

CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven first-of-their-kind programs have been recognized by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) for helping Midwestern businesses and consumers save energy and money in new and innovative ways. The winners of MEEA's 2013 Inspiring Efficiency Awards include: A program that has helped Ohio manufacturers reduce energy costs by more than $13 million annually and better compete on the global market. A "Kilowatt Crackdown" campaign that...

2013-01-07 08:23:05

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saving money is a goal that many of us are reaching for, and the beginning of a new year is a great time to start. In 2013, the Energy Education Council encourages you to save money by using less energy. "Becoming energy efficient doesn't mean sacrificing comfort, and you don't need to buy anything to start saving money," says Molly Hall, executive director of the Energy Education Council. "To begin, all you really need is an understanding of...