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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.

Emerson Network Power to Provide Infrastructure For Data Center Supporting Emerson’s Global Operations

Emerson Network Power to Provide Infrastructure For Data Center Supporting Emerson’s Global Operations

New information center expected to open next...Read More...

DuPont Contributes To A Bright Environment

DuPont Contributes To A Bright Environment

The company donated sheets of its Corian® material to help create a high-tech gathering place for hospitalized children and...Read More...

EDF Launches Independent Guide To Carbon Offsets For Businesses

EDF Launches Independent Guide To Carbon Offsets For Businesses

To help bring transparency to the fast-growing voluntary carbon offset market to combat climate change, Environmental Defense Fund has announced the launch of CarbonOffsetList.org, an online resource that will help businesses identify and purchase carbon offsets that represent real reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon offsets allow buyers to offset, or neutralize, carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases...Read More...

Honeywell Helps California Schools Soak Up The Sun

Honeywell Helps California Schools Soak Up The Sun

Solar power agreements allow Dixon, Riverdale, and other districts to reduce carbon emissions while saving...Read More...

NEMA Publishes Reaffirmed Standards

NEMA Publishes Reaffirmed Standards

NEMA has published the following reaffirmed standards for Shunt Capacitors, Typical Proximity Switch Specifications, and Additional Requirements for Proximity Switches Suitable for Use in Strong Magnetic...Read More...

Ten ASHRAE Grants Awarded To Universities

Ten ASHRAE Grants Awarded To Universities

University of Oregon next to partcipate in eco-roof...Read More...

Consumer Reports Finds Energy Star Program Standards Lax and Tests Out-Of-Date

Consumer Reports Finds Energy Star Program Standards Lax and Tests Out-Of-Date

The report notes that the percent of products that qualify for Energy Star is increasing because standards are too easy to reach, and federal test procedures haven't kept pace with new...Read More...

Daktronics Shines Through Solar Scoreboards

Daktronics Shines Through Solar Scoreboards

Athletic fields can rely on the sun instead of electricity to display...Read More...

Philadelphia Navy Base's Energy Olympians Bring Home "Gold" in 2008 Energy Awards

Philadelphia Navy Base's Energy Olympians Bring Home "Gold" in 2008 Energy Awards

Station reaches mandated energy reduction goals for 2015 by...Read More...

Philadelphia Navy Base’s Energy Olympians Bring Home “Gold” in 2008 Energy Awards

Philadelphia Navy Base’s Energy Olympians Bring Home “Gold” in 2008 Energy Awards

Station reaches mandated energy reduction goals for 2015 by...Read More...