Energy Articles

Energy efficiency and management, lighting, daylighting, LEDs, CFLs, alternative energy (including solar, wind, geothermal, and others), smart buildings, and other key issues related energy usage are examined here.

Speakers Announced for 2009 Greater Cincinnati Energy Summit

Tight budgets, rising energy costs, and efficiency upgrades will be the primary topics of discussion at the 2009 Greater Cincinnati Energy Summit on Tuesday, January 27,... ...Read More...

HVAC Trends: Journey From The Underground

Contributor Chad Safran reveals why ground source heat pumps may prove to be the next wave in HVAC... ...Read More...

Carrier Awarded Sisters Of Mercy Contract

Farmington, CT-based company continues connection with North Carolina campus following four years of... ...Read More...

Standard 90.1-2004 Established As National Reference Standard By DOE

States mandated to follow different ASHRAE standard in order to comply with 2005 energy legislation.... ...Read More...

From Poor Richard: NBI Study Illustrates Actual Performance of LEED-NC Buildings

Poor Richard shares his thoughts about a March 2008 study quantifying the actual performance of all 552 LEED-NC v.2 certified... ...Read More...

CertainTeed Insulation Completes Acquisition Of Canadian Insulation Manufacturer

Deal with Ottawa Income Fund completed with hopes of expanding North American... ...Read More...

Restaurant Uses Vegetable Oil To Help Meet Energy Needs

Finz Seafood & Grill in Dedham, MA has installed a system that generates on-site electricity and hot... ...Read More...

Changes To Standard 90.1 Proposed

Proposed changes address applications not covered in the existing standard scope, such as requirements for laboratories, data center cooling, and kitchen... ...Read More...

LEDs Help To Usher In 2009

A new ball in Times Square will help bring in 2009 with a more colorful and energy-efficient... ...Read More...

Energy Standard Open For Public Comment

Changes to the purpose and scope of ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 as well as new lighting requirements are being proposed through public... ...Read More...