How Benchmarking Refreshes and Reinforces Effective Energy Management

The basic elements of effective corporate energy management are are relitively simple: senior management support, good data, clear targets and a reasonable allocation of technical, managerial and economic resources, along with consistent implementation over decades. Yet why do companies vary so … MORE

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5 Ways Manufacturers Can Cut Energy Use in 2012

Manufacturers can target five areas that could have the greatest overall effect on their facilities’ energy efficiency. From the article in the Environmental Leader, “manufacturers waste hundreds of thousands of dollars a year on unnecessary energy spending.” Consider these the … MORE

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Energy Efficiency in 2011: Progress on Many Fronts, Treading Water on Others

With 2011 drawing to a close, now is a good time to take stock of energy efficiency accomplishments over the past year. On the plus side, many energy efficiency investments were made this year. While exact figures are not available … MORE

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For Energy Savings, Get to Know Your Utility Customer

It’s all about energy consumers.  Now comes J.D. Power and Associates, which has polled 38,000 U.S. utility customers to try and figure out how they might want their smart grid served. From GreenTech Media: J.D. Power has split those customers into six … MORE

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How Energy Efficient is Your State?

Although the national economy is still slumping, energy efficiency spending continues to increase. Nationwide, states spent $5.5 billion in electricity and natural gas efficiency programs in 2010 compared to $3.4 billion the year before, according to the 2011 State Energy Efficiency … MORE

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10 Ways to Boost Your Building’s Energy Efficiency in 2012

Faced with a promising new year, we have an opportunity to start fresh and get fit — and that includes our buildings. From GreenBiz.com : Has your building become fat and lazy? Is it consuming more than it provides? Efficiency … MORE

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