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ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN COMMERCIAL DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT

Energy efficiency can enhance human health by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving indoor and outdoor air quality, and decreasing acid rain. The energy needed to run commercial and industrial buildings in the United States produces 19 percent of U.S. carbon … Continue reading

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MALTA USES POSITIVE ENERGY SCHOOL MODELS AS PILOT PROJECT

Monitoring of energy efficiency measures at St Nicholas College primary school will provide ideas for retrofitting of more schools in Malta and the Mediterranean. Photo: Water and Energy Agency. Article reposted from Malta Times, April 9th, 2018. A proposed action plan … Continue reading

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THIN FILM CONVERTS HEAT FROM ELECTRONICS INTO ENERGY

An illustration of how the thin-film device system converts waste heat to energy. Credit: Shishir Pandya Nearly 70 percent of the energy produced in the United States each year is wasted as heat. Much of that heat is less than … Continue reading

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A New Way to Meet the Energy Code

Joe Nebbia of Newport Partners was interviewed by the Journal of Light Construction as their content expert in a recent article published in July 2017. “A New Way to Meet the Energy Code” speaks about following the prescriptive code versus … Continue reading

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LEDs Highlight Open House in Stillwater, NY

Visitors of this past weekend’s open house event in Stillwater, NY left very impressed with the 100% LED lighting system inside the new home from Belmonte Builders.  The EnergyStar certified home is one of five homes participating in a NYSERDA … Continue reading

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LEDs Provide More Than Just Energy Savings

By now, most consumers have heard that LED lighting is supposed to be long-lasting, highly efficient lighting.  Imagine only changing your light bulb every 20 years or so!  The data we have collected so far in our NYSERDA LED Lighting … Continue reading

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The Old is New Again! 1830s Farm House Gets Energy Efficient Upgrades

A couple of weeks ago, Newport’s David Brignati and Matt Evans accompanied other members of the Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association’s, Green Building Science Committee on a site visit to a completely restored farm house.  Built back in the … Continue reading

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