Articles
Posted By: Gerry DeNotto - Managing Director, MalekRemian, LLC
On: April 10, 2014
Imagine, if you would, the following scenario which recently occurred. A man walked down a dark street in his neighborhood in a typical northeastern United States suburb, trying to avoid fallen branches brought down by a Sandy - like super storm and other debris that forced him to keep his  more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  2 Comments
Posted By: Corey Weathers M.Ed. - Principal, Catalyst2030
On: March 25, 2014
Our grandparents are often the first to teach us about the value of a dollar and to not waste anything - food, water, energy, money - you name it. In my case, this is certainly true. It was my grandmother who helped open my eyes during my youth and more  more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  8 Comments
Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.
On: February 18, 2014
With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) over and done with, shoppers are looking for new, useful, and innovative products that will make their lives easier, or at least more enjoyable.  Although we did not attend the show, we did our research and came up with 10 gadgets that will make  more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  1 Comments
Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.
On: February 11, 2014
As we move into the second week of 2014, most of us start to veer away from our New Year's resolutions. (Who enjoys counting calories, anyway?) Instead, we shift our focus toward what's really important: the Winter Olympics! Hosting this year's Games is Sochi, Russia, and in order to arrange  more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  1 Comments
Posted By: Rick Barnett - Consultant, Green Builder
On: February 10, 2014
The value of energy efficiency has been documented and expressed countless times. A recent example can be found in Energy Manager Today: "NY Property Owner Retrofits with LED's, Saves $300,000 Per Year" (http://www.energymanagertoday.com/ny-property-owner-retrofits-with-leds-saves-300000-per-year097505/?utm_source=Energy+Manager+Today+Newsletter&utm_campaign=ce7335a00b-EMT12_11_201312_11_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_53218c173d-ce7335a00b-39556169). This headline seems reasonable, except that saving is putting something aside, like money in the bank, for  more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  8 Comments
Posted By: Bennett Fisher - CEO, Retroficiency
On: February 7, 2014
Across the United States, the utility industry is facing increasing energy efficiency goals for 2014 and beyond. To achieve these goals, utilities must tap into the market segment that represents the greatest opportunity for energy savings over the next 10 years - the commercial building market.  According to the US  more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  2 Comments
Posted By: Rick Barnett - Consultant, Green Builder
On: January 9, 2014
Thermal standards for homes were established to improve thermal performance by strengthening the barrier between outside and the conditioned interior.  A checklist of thermal standards is included in every jurisdiction's energy code.  For example, wall insulation in Oregon has to be rated at least R-21.  A building inspector verifies compliance  more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  Be the first to comment on this article.
Posted By: Kristopher Settle
On: January 2, 2014
The streets of New York City will be a little brighter (literally) over the next few years.  Recently, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced a new effort to replace the city’s current amber streetlights for white, more energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs throughout the five boroughs.   more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  3 Comments
Posted By: Joao Gomes
On: December 30, 2013
A study conducted by - American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) - the survey evaluated the use of energy from 25 indicators, divided into four key areas: Industry, Transportation, Building and National Efforts to promote Energy Efficiency. According to the study, a country that uses less energy to  more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  3 Comments
Posted By: Kevin Monte de Ramos - President / Principal Researcher, KMDR Research
On: December 3, 2013
Annotated excerpts from BUSINESS AS USUAL:  that suit just doesn't fit a consumer engagement white paper by Kevin Monte de Ramos and Hugh Phillips No longer are utilities vertical-integrated from source to home.  Reliable energy is assured by SMART grid investments; providing many of us the comfort of a heightened  more...
Article Viewed 0 Times  |  Be the first to comment on this article.

Receive Energy Central eNews & Updates







 

Boosting Reliability & Efficiencies for Resiliency - How Munis, Coops, IOUs See Big Gains from Distribution Automation

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Listen to how the City of Orangeburg (Munil), Wake Electric (Coop) and Con Edison (IOU) are using increased intelligence in their distribution networks to achieve reliability. Moderating this important discussion is Martin Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief, EnergyBiz Magazine. more...



Sponsored Content