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2014-01-21 16:21:13

Efficiency contract with Metrus to save $1 million in energy costs per year SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Hawai'i hospital will save energy and money, thanks to a contract with efficiency services financer Metrus Energy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/SF48766LOGO) Metrus will finance and implement $5.8 million in energy upgrades - including a new central cooling and heating plant, lighting upgrades and energy management and control systems - at...

2013-12-18 08:24:07

Inaugural Partner of Multifamily Housing Program Expansion to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tower Companies announces that it has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its commitment to reduce energy by 20% by 2020 for its entire commercial and residential portfolio as part of the Better Buildings Challenge. In addition, the U.S. Department of Energy and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) also...

2013-12-04 23:33:03

Lucid’s BuildingOS® and Urjanet’s utilityCONNECT® bridge the gap between building data and utility data, enabling energy managers to dramatically reduce energy usage and cost. Atlanta, GA & Oakland, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Lucid and Urjanet today announced that Urjanet’s utilityCONNECT service will automate the collection and delivery of electricity, water, and natural gas billing, history, and rate-plan data for Lucid’s BuildingOS energy management platform....

2013-11-06 23:02:51

Multi-State Collaboration to Streamline Solar Processes and Strengthen Regional PV Market Montpelier, Vermont (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), a national nonprofit organization that works with state leaders, federal agencies, industry leaders, and other stakeholders to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States, has been awarded a $1.5 million funding award under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar...

2013-11-05 23:24:38

D.C. City Council honors the DCSEU for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU), the District’s resource for energy efficiency, was honored today by the D.C. City Council for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. The DCSEU is a utility with a difference:...

2013-10-26 23:03:51

Campaign to Promote Importance of Credentialing for Clean Energy People, Products and Programs Cocoa, FL (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 In response to groundbreaking growth in renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, the SRCC™ (Solar Rating & Certification Corporation), the leading independent, third-party certification entity for solar thermal products, along with a group of other well-established, nationally accredited credentialing organizations, announces the formation of a...

2013-10-07 16:21:12

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin's statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy is proud to share the achievements of one of its outstanding Trade Ally partners. Intec (Insulation Technologies, Inc.), a contractor with Focus on Energy's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR(®) Program, was recently awarded the Department of Energy's prestigious Housing Innovation Award...

2013-09-19 12:22:35

Award Recognizes Contractors Surpassing 100 Energy Efficiency Projects in a Single Year MADISON, Wis., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is proud to announce that four partnering Trade Ally companies have been awarded the U.S. Department of Energy's 2012 Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Century Club Award. The award recognizes companies that have completed 100 or more energy...

2013-09-03 12:28:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The September edition of Site Selection Magazine has named Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) to its annual list of Top Utilities in Economic Development for 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) The magazine credits Duke Energy's economic development team and its successful collaboration with state and local partners for delivering more than $3.6 billion in capital investments and over 13,000 new jobs in during...

2013-08-26 23:23:57

BuildingOS quickly aggregates energy data from multiple vendors’ technologies, giving building managers easy access to energy information and analytics at an unprecedented price point. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Today, Lucid announced the availability of BuildingOS®, the world’s first online operating system for energy management. The revolutionary software enables managers of facilities, energy, and sustainability in commercial buildings to quickly aggregate building...