Author Archives: Moglia

Stretch Codes

Stretch Codes Could Potentially Expedite the Advancement of Green Buildings

Stretch Codes Could Potentially Expedite the Advancement of Green Buildings

Could stretch codes supercharge the green building marketplace? GreenBiz, November 10, 2017 This week, thousands of building industry professionals converged at Greenbuild 2017 to share their excitement and progress toward advancing green buildings. But while the number of green buildings has grown dramatically over the last decade, the pace of construction still falls far short of what

Energy Efficiency

ISO New England Releases Its Biennial, Long-term System Plan

ISO New England predicts declining loads due to solar, efficiency utilitydrive.com, November 7, 2017 Dive Brief: ISO New England last week issued its biennial, long-term system plan, finding the rise of solar resources along with energy efficiency advances will lead to a 10-year downturn in load growth and summer peak demand. According to the 2017 Regional

new york city

New York City Mayor Announces Buildings Must Increase Energy Efficiency

New York City Mandates Existing Buildings Must Increase Energy Efficiency Clean Technica, September 18, 2017 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced new mandates on building owners to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of existing buildings, in a move that will affect NYC’s 14,500 least-efficient buildings, which together produce 24% of the city’s

electrification

Energy Department Allocates Money to Research Batteries and Electrification

  Energy Department Announces $15 Million for Batteries and Electrification to Enable Extreme Fast Charging energy.gov, October 23, 2017 Today, the Energy Department announced up to $15 million for research projects on batteries and vehicle electrification technologies to enable extreme fast charging. The Department’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) funds early-stage, high-risk research to generate knowledge

investment

Investment in Energy Efficiency Increasing With 70% of Organizations Taking Notice

Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise Facility Executive, October 12, 2017 Global interest and investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy is on the rise: 70 percent of organizations are paying more attention to energy efficiency than a year ago, and 58 percent are expecting to increase investments next year. These are

horticultural LED

Largest Horticultural LED Job in History Is Boosting Food Supply in Russia

Russian project is ‘largest horticultural LED job in history’ A MASSIVE installation of LED lighting designed to boost food supply in Russia will be the largest horticultural LED lighting project in history. Over 120,000 luminaires will illuminate a greenhouse growing area of 25 hectares, equivalent in size to about 40 soccer pitches. It will significantly

Valeo

Valeo Presents C02 Refrigeration System for Heating and Cooling Buses

Valeo launches CO2 heat pump for buses at Busworld r744.com, October 24, 2017 Valeo, a company based in France that works primarily in the automotive sector, has launched a CO2 heat pump for cooling and heating buses at Busworld Europe 2017 in Kortrijk, Belgium (20-25 October). The system is a modular, reversible, environmentally friendly heat pump that

LED

LED Lighting Efficiency Improvements Are Lowering the Electricity Demand

LED lighting leads region’s energy efficiency improvements KTVZ.com news source, October 17, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. – Lighting efficiency improvements, especially the growing market for LED lights, helped Northwest utilities reduce electricity demand in 2016. The efficiency improvements totaled 275 average megawatts, the average power demand of 184,000 Northwest homes, according to the Northwest Power and

Top