Tag Archives: energy consumption

How Your Tenants Can Help You Become More Energy Efficient

As we look for ways to be more energy efficient and to implement cost saving measures in our businesses, we must not lose sight of the importance of sharing information with ALL of the people that can affect the outcome of our efforts.  Too often we overlook the people that occupy our buildings when we […]

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Energy Efficiency Return on Investment Higher than for Alternative Fuel

Although there has been a big focus on natural gas lately, new studies are shifting a focus to energy efficiency and building automation to help meet the energy demands of the future. Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) released study results on Thursday at the annual meeting in Houston, stating that of all available energy conservation and alternative […]

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Building Automation Creates Sustainability Despite Economic Pressures

Necessity being the mother of invention and innovation, pressing economic times forge a number of revolutions in technology and the overall way we conduct our lives and business.  In a need and desire to create sustainability and simplicity, energy consumption tends to be a strong focus for financial savings and long-term return on investments. By investing in […]

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Massachusetts is Ambitious in Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Programs

State officials in Massachusetts aim to be the most ambitious state in the nation regarding energy efficiency, and have announced a new set of energy management codes and standards for utilities.  Calling for a 2.4 percent statewide energy consumption and electricity use reduction, the proposal aims to also reduct natural gas use annually by 1.15 percent for three years.  Utility customers […]

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Indian Government to Reduce Energy Consumption & Emissions with Energy Management Plan

As the world’s 4th largest polluter, India is making plans to reduce energy use and emissions that cause global warming with an energy management plan, opening a market in trading energy-saving credits that may reach the equivalent of $16 billion in Indian rupees, over the next five years.   The Indian government released its plan in April to aim for saving 23 million metric […]

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