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2014-10-16 16:24:26

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sustainable Energy Fund invites not-for-profit and governmental entities in Pennsylvania to apply for a loans at two percent interest to complete energy efficiency or renewable energy projects. Projects must reduce energy consumption of non-sustainable resources or generate energy from sustainable resources. Total available funding through the Sustainable Energy Finance Program is $500,000 with funding ranging from $5,000 to...

2014-10-15 08:23:55

System used in the award-winning ROSE Cottage Project, a zero-net-energy home featured on RCMZeroEnergy.com CONCORD, N.H., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The H L Turner Group Inc. was awarded a US Patent for its high efficiency "E-Max Hybrid(TM)" solar/geothermal heating and cooling system design earlier in 2014. The hybrid design can yield geothermal system performances upwards of a 7.5 effective COP (Coefficient-of-Performance) during optimum conditions, about twice that of...

2014-10-13 08:28:21

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- R-951 Residence is a newly constructed 4-story residence in Brooklyn and the first Passive House /Net-Zero building in New York City. It is designed to achieve certified Passive House standards with only a 4.7% increase in development costs. The architect, Paul Castrucci is certified in Passive House desi­­gn and teamed up with design/build developer Further Inc. to demonstrate what ultra-efficient, comfortable urban living can...

2014-10-09 23:00:49

A comprehensive report by reputable scientists on a potentially very important technology was released yesterday that could herald the beginning of a new era of energy production, according to the New Energy Foundation. Concord, NH (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 A comprehensive report by reputable scientists on a potentially very important technology was released yesterday. The New Energy Foundation, a non-profit new energy advocacy group in Concord, NH, expects that the implications of this...

2014-10-07 08:23:14

Featuring the award-winning ROSE Cottage Project, a zero-net-energy home as seen on RCMZeroEnergy.com CONCORD, N.H., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The H L Turner Group Inc. (Turner Group) was recently awarded three "Cornerstone Awards" by the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of New Hampshire (HBRANH) for the design and construction of the ROSE Cottage Project. The awards were presented in three categories: "Single Family Detached Residential <$750,000" for the dwelling...

2014-09-15 16:29:50

Featuring the award winning ROSE Cottage Project, a zero-net-energy home as seen on RCMZeroEnergy.com CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William A. (Bill) Turner, PE, LEED AP®, Sr. VP of The H L Turner Group Inc. (Turner Group) and President/CEO of Turner Building Science & Design, LLC predicts that the pace of growth in Zero Energy Building (ZEB) construction will grow even faster than recent estimates done by Navigant Research, who indicates the market growing to...

2014-09-04 16:21:46

Falmouth-based company invests $10-$15 million in sustainable campus FALMOUTH, Maine, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TideSmart Global, an experiential marketing and media firm, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to initiate the construction of Viridescent House, the first net-positive building in Maine. The building is part of a $10-$15 million investment TideSmart Global is making in its sustainable campus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/143152 The Viridescent...

2014-08-28 23:17:07

Webinar panelists from Cox Enterprises, NetApp, Powerhouse Dynamics, and Verdantix will discuss how the demand for Big Energy Data has infiltrated multiple departments within an enterprise and become a strategic asset in helping each department set and achieve their distinct goals. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Urjanet - the world’s first provider of big energy data – will offer a complimentary webinar, “The New Consumers of Utility Data” on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m....

NIST Test House Exceeds Goal With Energy To Spare
2014-07-02 03:51:06

[ Watch The Video: Energy To Spare: NIST Completes Successful Net-Zero Energy House Experiment ] Mark Bello, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) The net-zero energy test house at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in suburban Washington, D.C., not only absorbed winter's best shot, it came out on top, reaching its one-year anniversary on July 1 with enough surplus energy to power an electric car for about 1,440 miles. Despite five months...

2014-06-25 23:02:10

The EMerge Alliance has announced the appointment of Nextek Power Systems CEO Paul Savage to the position of chairman, while Brian Patterson transitions into a new role as the Alliance’s president to help lead the advancement of DC Power. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The EMerge Alliance, an open industry association leading the rapid adoption of safe direct-current (DC) power distribution standards for buildings and homes – today announced its board of directors has appointed...


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