Energy Efficiency http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en Chasing the Rising Sun http://ecmweb.com/green-building/chasing-rising-sun <div class="node-body article-body">Solar energy appears to be having its day in the sun, setting the stage for more opportunities for those angling to design and install systems that harness the ever-more accessible renewable energy source.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/chasing-rising-sun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/chasing-rising-sun#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Silver Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:23:00 +0000 138981 at http://ecmweb.com APS First U.S. Utility to Use Advanced Technology to Help Manage Solar Generation http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/aps-first-us-utility-use-advanced-technology-help-manage-solar-generation <div class="node-body article-body">Hundreds of APS Solar Partner Program customers will help their utility make history. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/aps-first-us-utility-use-advanced-technology-help-manage-solar-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/aps-first-us-utility-use-advanced-technology-help-manage-solar-generation#comments Energy Efficiency News Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:49:00 +0000 134691 at http://ecmweb.com chinasong/iStock/Thinkstock The Balancing Act http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/balancing-act <div class="node-body article-body">There’s a lot of energy — mostly constructive, but some nervous — percolating beneath the mostly placid surface of the zero net energy (ZNE) building movement. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/balancing-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/balancing-act#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Silver Fri, 18 Mar 2016 21:04:00 +0000 133611 at http://ecmweb.com How to Reduce Energy Waste Before You Spend Money on an Audit http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/how-reduce-energy-waste-you-spend-money-audit <div class="node-body article-body">You don't have to wait for an audit to identify ways to cut energy costs</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/how-reduce-energy-waste-you-spend-money-audit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/how-reduce-energy-waste-you-spend-money-audit#comments Energy Efficiency Harmonics Lighting & Control Electrical Testing Thu, 03 Mar 2016 20:58:00 +0000 133221 at http://ecmweb.com 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> <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 Energy Efficiency Monitoring & Measurement Motors Electrical Testing 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> <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> <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 Energy Efficiency Electrical Testing 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> <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> <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> <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