Energy Efficiency http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en 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 Energy Management Systems and the NEC http://ecmweb.com/nec/energy-management-systems-and-nec <div class="field-byline"> By Mark Lamendola, Electrical Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not that long ago, it took some doing to convince a building owner to pay for even low-cost energy-saving measures. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/energy-management-systems-and-nec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/energy-management-systems-and-nec#comments Energy Efficiency NEC Silver Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:09:00 +0000 48881 at http://ecmweb.com What You Should Know About Title 24 Energy Efficiency Standards http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/what-you-should-know-about-title-24-energy-efficiency-standards <div class="field-byline"> By Joe Knisley, Senior Editorial Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On July 1, 2014, the new California Title 24, Part 6 of the 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, which covers lighting controls and other electrical equipment, process and HVAC equipment, and window treatment, will go into effect.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/what-you-should-know-about-title-24-energy-efficiency-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/what-you-should-know-about-title-24-energy-efficiency-standards#comments Energy Efficiency Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Tue, 20 May 2014 18:48:00 +0000 46261 at http://ecmweb.com Data Center Features Flexible Design and Power Options http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/data-center-features-flexible-design-and-power-options <div class="field-byline"> By Amy Fischbach, Freelance Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of today’s data centers are built on the fast track. Some projects convert old abandoned industrial sites into new sophisticated technology centers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/data-center-features-flexible-design-and-power-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/data-center-features-flexible-design-and-power-options#comments Energy Efficiency Project Spotlight Design Silver Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:57:00 +0000 44621 at http://ecmweb.com Study Finds Significant Increase in Cost of Unplanned Data Center Outages Since 2010 http://ecmweb.com/news/study-finds-significant-increase-cost-unplanned-data-center-outages-2010 <div class="node-body article-body">Data center downtime proves to remain a costly line item for organizations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/news/study-finds-significant-increase-cost-unplanned-data-center-outages-2010" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/study-finds-significant-increase-cost-unplanned-data-center-outages-2010#comments Energy Efficiency Contractor News Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:18:00 +0000 38651 at http://ecmweb.com Energy Management Congress (EMC) West http://ecmweb.com/energy-management-congress-emc-west <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Washington State Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 800 Convention Pl. </div> <span class="locality">Seattle</span>, <span class="region">WA</span> <span class="postal-code">98101</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=800+Convention+Pl.%2C+Seattle%2C+WA%2C+98101%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">The Energy Management Congress conference allows you to hear from and interact with top experts from all areas of the commercial, industrial and institutional energy management and engineering profession, and to get the information you need on very latest developments and innovations available to help you meet your energy management and sustainability goals. Presentations will cover such topics as smart grid and smart meters; renewable and alternative energy applications; on-site and distributed power generation; integrated building automation and energy management tools; green business strategies; new lighting technologies; efficient HVAC and smart building systems; boiler and steam system efficiency; energy storage; project cost management strategies; and much more. Case studies will detail successful application of new technologies and other innovative cost management strategies. You&#39;ll also hear insightful commentary from leading experts on what the future holds and how best to prepare for it.</font><br /> <font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2"> </font></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ecmweb.com/energy-management-congress-emc-west#comments Energy Efficiency Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:35:00 +0000 38051 at http://ecmweb.com Report Ranks U.S. Cities' Efforts to Save Energy http://ecmweb.com/news/report-ranks-us-cities-efforts-save-energy <div class="node-body article-body">The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) recently released the 2013 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/news/report-ranks-us-cities-efforts-save-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/report-ranks-us-cities-efforts-save-energy#comments Energy Efficiency News Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:47:00 +0000 35181 at http://ecmweb.com NYSERDA Announces Funding to Increase Adoption of Energy-Saving Technologies in Commercial Buildings, Healthcare, Colleges http://ecmweb.com/news/nyserda-announces-funding-increase-adoption-energy-saving-technologies-commercial-buildings-hea <div class="node-body article-body">The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced it is making $3.3 million available for projects at commercial and institutional buildings </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/news/nyserda-announces-funding-increase-adoption-energy-saving-technologies-commercial-buildings-hea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/nyserda-announces-funding-increase-adoption-energy-saving-technologies-commercial-buildings-hea#comments Energy Efficiency News Fri, 20 Sep 2013 14:30:00 +0000 34981 at http://ecmweb.com Tax Credits Fuel Future of Wind Energy Market http://ecmweb.com/green-building/tax-credits-fuel-future-wind-energy-market <div class="field-byline"> By Amy Fischbach, Freelance Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical contractors with the right skills can take advantage of wind sector project opportunities as well as gain maintenance and repair work</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/tax-credits-fuel-future-wind-energy-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/tax-credits-fuel-future-wind-energy-market#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:54:00 +0000 34741 at http://ecmweb.com