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.

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Consumer Reports Finds Energy Star Program Standards Lax and Tests Out-Of-Date

Consumer Reports Finds Energy Star Program Standards Lax and Tests Out-Of-Date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

MovinCool Helps Cool "Hot Dogs"

MovinCool Helps Cool "Hot Dogs"

Company donates portable spot air conditioners to animal shelter....Read More...

MovinCool Helps Cool “Hot Dogs”

MovinCool Helps Cool “Hot Dogs”

Company donates portable spot air conditioners to animal shelter....Read More...

Carrier Secures Nearly 70% of HVAC Contracts for Beijing Games

Carrier Secures Nearly 70% of HVAC Contracts for Beijing Games

Company systems installed in buildings throughout Beijing...Read More...

Johnson Controls To Harness Renewable Energy At Laboratory

Johnson Controls To Harness Renewable Energy At Laboratory

Innovative project to generate $8 million annual savings, decrease dependency on fossil...Read More...