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Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Ameresco, EnerSys, Energi

This week in energy efficiency news… Ameresco says project construction is underway for the U.S. General Services Administration’s $45 million energy savings performance contract. The contract applies to two federal buildings within the GSA's National Capital Region outside of Washington, D.C. Ameresco is installing comprehensive energy … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Royal Philips, Ice Energy, Greensmith, Itron

This week in energy efficiency news… Royal Philips is now illuminating the interior of Notre-Dame de Paris with LEDs, which show off the cathedral’s gothic features, reduce energy consumption, reduce maintenance costs, and add dynamic lighting features. Philips used more than 400 luminaires, with an installed capacity of just 30 kW.  This reduces … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Acta, EnerNOC

This week in energy efficiency news…   Acta signed a cooperation agreement with ReliOn, one of the largest fuel cell manufacturers in the world specializing in back-up power systems for telecom, government and transportation applications. The agreement gives Acta a broader commercial offering and a second supplier of key fuel cell … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Navigant Research, Opower, Tecogen, USGBC, ASHRAE, Kiva.org

Shipments of advanced sensors for smart buildings will grow from 1.8 million units in 2013 to 28.4 million by 2020, according to a new report from Navigant Research. Efforts to make buildings smarter and more energy efficient have given rise to a new class of advanced sensors, allowing building systems to better anticipate and respond to changing … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Conservation Services Group, EnergySavvy, Space-Time Insight, SMUD, ForceField Energy, NYSERDA, EFC, Navigant Research, ASHRAE

This week in energy efficiency news… Conservation Services Group and EnergySavvy have collaborated on a new program management portal, designed to enhance communication among homeowners, contractors and managers of the  Home Performance with Energy Star program at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. The New York Home … [Read more...]