Tag Archives: Energy Savings

SAVING ENERGY & MONEY WITH LEDs

A major factor in the rapid advancements in lighting in recent years has been the development of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) technology. LEDs are quickly replacing incandescent bulbs and are great for saving energy as they are much more efficient and … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY AT A CROSSROADS

More than ever before, energy efficiency is central to the achievement of a range of policy goals, including energy security, economic growth and environmental sustainability. Strong efficiency gains, despite the recent fall in energy prices, have had a significant impact … Continue reading

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PORT AUTHORITY UNVEILS NET ZERO WAREHOUSE PROTOTYPE

Monte Hilleman, the St. Paul Port Authority’s senior vice president for real estate, is leading the net-zero warehouse initiative because buildings are major contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. In this photo, Hilleman stands atop the 189,000-square-foot Midway Business Center at … Continue reading

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WATER AND ENERGY SAVING TECHNOLOGY IN ICE HOCKEY ARENAS

Stanley Cup playoffs are underway with the finals beginning next week. Efficiency is the name of the game for several hockey arenas. The NHL’s Los Angeles Kings is starting use a technology to reduce operating costs and its carbon footprint. The … Continue reading

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ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOME DESIGN

The Home Energy Score is a national rating system developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Score reflects the energy efficiency of a home based on the home’s structure and heating, cooling, and hot water systems. The Home Facts … 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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ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME DESIGN IN 2018 & BEYOND

From PANTONE’s 2018 Color of the Year (we’re looking at you Ultra Violet) to brass accents in the kitchen and bathroom, you’ve got plenty to choose from when it comes to this year’s home design trends. But there’s another design … Continue reading

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