Energy Efficiency http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en Energy Upgrades That Are Worth Your Time http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/energy-upgrades-are-worth-your-time <div class="node-body article-body">There’s more to energy savings programs than simply upgrading your lighting system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/energy-upgrades-are-worth-your-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/energy-upgrades-are-worth-your-time#comments Electrical Testing Energy Efficiency Monitoring & Measurement Motors Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:41:00 +0000 132101 at http://ecmweb.com Codes Open Opportunities for Retrocommissioning Lighting Controls http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/codes-open-opportunities-retrocommissioning-lighting-controls <div class="node-body article-body">The article looks at retrocommissioning as an opportunity to review the suitability of the installed lighting control system after a change in occupancy or use patterns. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/codes-open-opportunities-retrocommissioning-lighting-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/codes-open-opportunities-retrocommissioning-lighting-controls#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Silver Tue, 22 Dec 2015 21:32:00 +0000 130871 at http://ecmweb.com Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images Using Electrical Analysis Tools to Map Out Non-Electrical Problems http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/using-electrical-analysis-tools-map-out-non-electrical-problems <div class="node-body article-body">Thermography equipment has valuable uses beyond electrical maintenance</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/using-electrical-analysis-tools-map-out-non-electrical-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/using-electrical-analysis-tools-map-out-non-electrical-problems#comments Electrical Testing Energy Efficiency Thu, 03 Dec 2015 14:38:00 +0000 130141 at http://ecmweb.com Energy Storage Evolution http://ecmweb.com/design/energy-storage-evolution <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After years of idling on the cutting-edge fringe of the electrical grid, energy storage is revving its engine, primed to take a run at securing a permanent and constructive slot in the global energy infrastructure. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/energy-storage-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/energy-storage-evolution#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Design Ops & Maintenance Silver Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:51:00 +0000 129521 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - October 20, 2015 http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-october-20-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The plant has four large plastic extrusion machines. Each relies on fifteen wrap-around resistance heating elements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-october-20-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-october-20-2015#comments Energy Efficiency Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 20 Oct 2015 14:35:00 +0000 128691 at http://ecmweb.com U.S. Adds Nearly 5GW of Wind Power Capacity in 2014 http://ecmweb.com/green-building/us-adds-nearly-5gw-wind-power-capacity-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">According to a study by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the wind power market used to be dominated by European economies, but in the mid-2000s China emerged as the driving force behind global wind power capacity growth. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/us-adds-nearly-5gw-wind-power-capacity-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/us-adds-nearly-5gw-wind-power-capacity-2014#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Tue, 22 Sep 2015 20:24:00 +0000 127651 at http://ecmweb.com Hemera Technologies/AbleStock.com/Thinkstock Building and Maintaining a Safe Substation Battery System http://ecmweb.com/nec/building-and-maintaining-safe-substation-battery-system <div class="node-body article-body">Substations are prevalent in all petrochemical facilities. Their function is to distribute power to the process units. Typically, there are either one or two types of battery systems within each substation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/building-and-maintaining-safe-substation-battery-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/building-and-maintaining-safe-substation-battery-system#comments Energy Efficiency NEC Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:07:00 +0000 122241 at http://ecmweb.com Make an Energy Transformation http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/make-energy-transformation <div class="node-body article-body">Don’t be a slave to matching your calculated load and the transformer. You probably can’t do that anyhow, and energy efficiency is just one of many considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/make-energy-transformation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/make-energy-transformation#comments Electrical Testing Energy Efficiency Design Fri, 05 Jun 2015 16:01:00 +0000 119911 at http://ecmweb.com Easy Ways to Find Energy Leaks http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/easy-ways-find-energy-leaks <div class="node-body article-body">Many issues can be easily detected through visual inspections and testing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/easy-ways-find-energy-leaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/easy-ways-find-energy-leaks#comments Electrical Testing Energy Efficiency Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:40:00 +0000 113741 at http://ecmweb.com Selling Energy Savings http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/selling-energy-savings <div class="node-body article-body">Be as specific as possible about the benefits of energy-saving strategies you are proposing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/selling-energy-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/selling-energy-savings#comments Business Management Electrical Testing Energy Efficiency Green Building Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:18:00 +0000 110451 at http://ecmweb.com