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The Constant Demand for Energy in Healthcare Facilities

The Constant Demand for Energy in Healthcare Facilities

The Facility Manager: Harnessing The Power of Big Data in Healthcare Panoramic Power, October 13, 2016 With a continuing and constant demand for high energy consumption in healthcare facilities, it might seem impossible to simply cut a percentage off the budget. After all, the electronic equipment peppered throughout healthcare facilities is far from frivolous –

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3 Plug Loads Projects to Tackle Energy Consumption Vampires

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announces 3 energy-saving projects The Daily Californian, April 14, 2016. Image credit: StockSnap Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announced Wednesday the launch of three research projects aimed at increasing energy efficiency for a variety of electrical devices. The new projects tackle the energy consumption of different types of “plug loads” — devices

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African Women Are Identified as Key Drivers for Energy Advancement

Africa: Women Are Central to Africa’s Energy Transformation All Africa, March 8, 2016. Image credit: Peggy_Marco It is time to recognize that modernizing household energy is central to Africa’s development – and that means bringing women to the table. Women and girls collect most of the firewood, spending an average of 2.1 hours per day on

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Pinpointing the Energy Hog Appliances in Your Home

Which Appliance Is the Energy Hog in Your Home? Resnet, December 28, 2015. Image credit: freestocks.org High utility bills are a major concern for many American households today, and it should come as no surprise that appliances account for a major portion of those bills. But the… ahem… burning question is: which appliance is guilty of

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The Evolution of Utilities Through Energy Analytics

Integrating commercial grade energy analytics the right way Intelligent Utility, August 19, 2015. Image credit: brett jordan Utilities largely recognize they must evolve, and many have taken steps to begin to reposition themselves in the eyes of commercial customers. A crucial component to this journey is a better understanding of customer needs. Gaining this understanding is

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UH Manoa Classrooms Go Green

UH Mānoa breaks ground on first net zero energy buildings University of Hawaii, July 9, 2015. Image credit: kkmm On June 15, 2015, contractors broke ground for the installation of two 1,500 square foot, net zero energy classrooms, for the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) College of Education. Funded by the University’s Hawai‘i Natural Energy

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