renewable energy

Solar Mandate for New Commercial Buildings in Watertown, MA

Written by Ryan Pollin, ERS for Zondits, December 13, 2018 The City of Watertown, Massachusetts, has become the first municipality in New England to mandate that all commercial new construction buildings be designed with solar PV. The decision was made by unanimous approval from the town council. The ordinance will also affect retrofits of buildings […]

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Real Estate Giant Rudin Invests in Energy Efficiency

This article was written for NYSERDA’s Commercial Tenant Program (CTP), which offers financial assistance for energy studies in tenant spaces. For more information on the program visit the NYSERDA CTP website. Kelly O’Connell, ERS for Zondits, August 15, 2018 Rudin Management, one of New York’s top real estate firms, partnered with NYSERDA’s Commercial Tenant Program […]

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Apple’s Environmental Report Shows That HomePod Uses Minimal Power

Apple Claims HomePod Uses Less Power Than a Light Bulb www.idropnews.com, January 26, 2018 Apple has published its environmental report for HomePod, detailing, among other things, the product’s sustainability, energy efficiency, and environmental impact. The results? HomePod is, like many of Apple’s products and services, quite environmentally friendly for a tech product. For example, Apple says that […]

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A Hillphoenix Trainer Lead a Training Session to Educate Technicians on Transcritical

CO2 trainer sheds light on transcritical r744.com, January 10, 2018 In a bid to increase understanding of transcritical CO2 systems in North America, Hillphoenix’s senior corporate trainer Rusty Walker led a training session in an effort to educate technicians who typically work in industrial plants on the finer points of the technology at the RETA (Refrigerating Engineers […]

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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 […]

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Manufacturers Are Using Energy-efficient Motion Control to Reduce Energy Consumption

3 Quick Tips for Energy-Efficient Motion Control Machine Design, August 21, 2017 With energy-efficiency standards becoming stricter, manufacturers aim to be more environmentally friendly by reducing carbon emissions across the factory work space but also do not want to sacrifice efficiency and performance to do so. Manufacturers are introducing more automated systems to the factory […]

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Significant Improvements from Low-Charge-Ammonia Packaged Units

Low-charge scenarios serving North American plants Ammonia21, June 12, 2017 Packages and ammonia/CO2 systems reduce ammonia charge, improve safety and boost efficiency, according to ATMOsphere America case studies. Low-charge-ammonia packaged units and ammonia/CO2 cascade systems installed at industrial plants are drastically cutting ammonia charge, increasing safety and increasing efficiency throughout North America, according to case […]