Energy Efficiency http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en 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 Making a Case for Energy Monitoring http://ecmweb.com/metering-monitoring/making-case-energy-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">Traditionally, the steps used to reduce the energy footprint of buildings follows a sequence of steps: retro-commissioning, energy audit, energy retrofit, deep energy retrofits, measurement and verification, operations, and maintenance. From an economic standpoint, each step requires the building owner to allocate substantial up-front capital by preplanning the expense, using a sinking fund, or pulling capital from contingency reserves. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/metering-monitoring/making-case-energy-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/metering-monitoring/making-case-energy-monitoring#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Metering & Monitoring Contractor Silver Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:15:00 +0000 108481 at http://ecmweb.com Getting More of the “Less” Market http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/getting-more-less-market <div class="node-body article-body">Amidst tumbling fossil fuel prices, the flowering of new oil and gas extraction technologies, and the snail’s pace adoption of alternative energy, it can be tempting to declare interest in energy conservation officially in hibernation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/getting-more-less-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/getting-more-less-market#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Silver Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:55:00 +0000 108451 at http://ecmweb.com The Greener the Better http://ecmweb.com/green-building/greener-better <div class="node-body article-body">Training electricians to go green — learning everything they can about sustainable work practices and renewable energy systems — ultimately leads to new job opportunities, additional certification, and potentially more lucrative pay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/greener-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/greener-better#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Training Silver Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:39:00 +0000 108441 at http://ecmweb.com Photovoltaics Market is Shining Bright http://ecmweb.com/blog/photovoltaics-market-shining-bright <div class="node-body blog-body">Why photovolatics may be the next oil and gas market</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-viewpoint">Industry Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/photovoltaics-market-shining-bright" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/photovoltaics-market-shining-bright#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Silver Industry Viewpoint Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:58:00 +0000 108371 at http://ecmweb.com Easy Energy Savings, at Your Service http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/easy-energy-savings-your-service <div class="node-body article-body">Squeezing energy savings out of your electrical service</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/easy-energy-savings-your-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/easy-energy-savings-your-service#comments Electrical Testing Energy Efficiency Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:28:00 +0000 107481 at http://ecmweb.com The Impact of 2014 NEC Changes on Data Center Design http://ecmweb.com/nec/impact-2014-nec-changes-data-center-design <div class="node-body article-body">Data centers are unique facilities with electrical systems designed to achieve high availability and energy efficiency. If not properly designed, these robust systems can result in undesirable complexity and increased safety hazards. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/impact-2014-nec-changes-data-center-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/impact-2014-nec-changes-data-center-design#comments Energy Efficiency Low Voltage/Communications NEC Silver Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:39:00 +0000 56241 at http://ecmweb.com The Changing World of Demand Side Management http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/changing-world-demand-side-management <div class="node-body article-body">With the growing need for more electricity, gas, and water due to population growth, increases in energy/water demand per capita, changing economic dynamics, and other factors, electric utilities across the globe are facing decisions to either build more infrastructure or reduce demand (or at least slow the rate of demand growth).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/changing-world-demand-side-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/changing-world-demand-side-management#comments Energy Efficiency Contractor Silver Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:26:00 +0000 54431 at http://ecmweb.com Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Them http://ecmweb.com/green-building/don-t-let-sun-go-down-them <div class="field-byline"> By Matthew Halverson, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As utilities push back against solar-friendly net metering policies across the country, systems’ installers in California and elsewhere argue that such a move could cloud the industry’s future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/don-t-let-sun-go-down-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/don-t-let-sun-go-down-them#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:09:00 +0000 51251 at http://ecmweb.com Trawling, Not Squeezing, for Motor Efficiency http://ecmweb.com/motors/trawling-not-squeezing-motor-efficiency <div class="field-byline"> By Tom Zind, Freelance Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Energy efficiency always carries a price, and the federal government’s latest initiative to wring more savings from efficient electric motors offers proof. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/trawling-not-squeezing-motor-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/trawling-not-squeezing-motor-efficiency#comments Energy Efficiency Motors Contractor Silver Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:48:00 +0000 48951 at http://ecmweb.com