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2014-04-18 23:06:41

Steven Winter Associates Earns Award for Work in Promoting Energy-efficient Construction and Environmental Protection by Contributing to 320 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes in 2013 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) has been recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award. The award recognizes SWA’s work in promoting energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by contributing to 320...

2014-04-18 23:01:01

With the expansion of the HERO program into Orange County and soon Los Angeles County, Chandler’s Roofing has become a registered HERO Program contractor, providing additional financing resources for cool roofing and solar projects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Southern California’s leading roofing and solar contractor, Chandler’s Roofing, announced today the roll-out of the HERO financing program for their Southern California Customers. The HERO program directly impacts...

2014-04-16 23:06:12

According to data released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), a growing sector of the industry has reached a major milestone, with 5 million square feet of building-integrated solar air heating collectors now installed in North America. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 According to data released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), a growing sector of the industry has reached a major milestone, with 5 million square feet of...

2014-04-09 08:24:15

PORTLAND, Ore., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Building Initiative (GBI) President Jerry Yudelson presented a keynote talk on April 8(th) at the ASHRAE High-Performance Buildings conference in San Francisco. Yudelson also participated in a discussion organized by the National Institute of Building Sciences around the topic of defining net zero energy buildings. Yudelson says, "The pressing issue of our time is dealing with climate change, and reducing the operating energy use of...

2014-04-08 23:04:38

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Heat Exchangers markets. Global market for Heat Exchangers is projected to reach US$21.6 billion by 2020, driven by Greenfield projects in the energy industry against a backdrop of escalating electricity consumption, and strong replacement demand encouraged by the need to upgrade to energy efficient systems. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Heat exchangers are essential heat transfer devices...

2014-04-02 23:24:19

As the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program grows and evolves, so too does the need to understand the fit of a wide range of effective materials and processes to meet LEED certification requirements. As product use alone does not provide LEED points, the information in this just-released white paper focuses on identifying the LEED categories and options where pumice and pumice-enhanced products from Hess Pumice can be...

2014-03-20 23:02:16

[P2] Releases Free E-book: “6 Steps To Getting The Most From Every Lighting Retrofit” Yorba Linda, Calif. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 It’s a little-known fact that the majority of energy-efficient lighting retrofits leave significant energy savings on the table. A book released today by energy-efficient lighting manufacturer Precision-Paragon [P2] aims to help building owners and lighting professionals identify and maximize potential sources of energy savings. “6 Steps to Getting the...

2014-03-17 08:24:28

MONTERREY, Mexico, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring innovative water efficiencies and optimized energy performance, Carrier's newest manufacturing facility has achieved LEED(®) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), making the factory its sixth LEED-certified building and the 17th for United Technologies. Carrier, the world's leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems,...

2014-03-14 23:03:55

Energy Management Systems Market majorly focuses on software, devices, applications, and solutions. The report also focuses on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/energy-management-systems-ems-market-1189.html) (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 MarketsandMarkets recently conducted a study on the "Energy Management Systems (EMS) Market (Utility EMS, Industrial EMS, Enterprise EMS, Demand Response, Energy Management...

2014-03-10 23:22:15

The ThermoGreen Filter System just became the first product to earn The Green Restaurant Association's Heat Recovery Endorsement by meeting rigorous environmental endorsement standards. The ThermoGreen Filter System takes that heat from a restaurant's cook line and transfers it, thus creating a free source of energy to heat a restaurant's water which saves a restaurant thousands annually by reducing energy costs. Berwyn, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The ThermoGreen Filter System...