UTC’s Noresco Wins $43M Military Energy Performance Contract at Army’s Biggest Combat Training Center

Noresco, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has won a $43 military energy performance contract at  Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina, the U.S. Army’s largest and most active basic combat training center. The company will improve lighting, energy management control systems, central plant facilities and water systems with an eye toward … [Read more...]

Some ‘Oh Wow’ Facts on Energy Efficiency from EE Global

EE Global in Washington, D.C. showcased some big energy efficiency innovations last week. Here's a rundown... Brainy light bulbs. Refrigerators that heat dishwasher water. Elevators that use no more energy than toasters. These are just a few of the “Oh Wow’ topics last week at the annual EE Global conference. But it was growth in cities – and … [Read more...]

Energy Costs: How Come Granny is Still in Her Chair?

Granny was thrown out of her wheelchair and off a cliff in one of the most controversial ads of the 2012 US presidential election. Whether you love or hate the clip, which went after Republicans on Medicare, it shows the emotional tenor we bring to the debate over health care costs. Energy costs affect Granny at least as much – and everyone else … [Read more...]