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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

California Adopts Efficiency Standards for Computers and Monitors

19 Dec , 2016  

California Is First State To Set Energy-Efficiency Limits For Computers NPR, December 16, 2016 California is the first state to adopt efficiency standards for computers and monitors, the state’s energy commission announced this week. The commission approved regulations that limit the amount of energy computers and small servers can use when they are idling, asleep […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Taming Building Energy End-Uses

16 Sep , 2016  

Progress on Commercial Building Energy Efficiency has been Good, but More Attention is Needed to Decrease Waste in Several Areas The Energy Collective, July 4, 2016 Data recently released as part of the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) highlights changes in commercial sector energy demand between 2003 and 2012. The Energy Information Administration conducts CBECS approximately […]

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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

DOE’s ‘Fast-Charging’ Power Cord Standards Proposal

5 Nov , 2014  

The Department of Energy (DOE) is trying to make the power cords that charge computers and cellphones more efficient, the agency said Monday. The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced it will hold a public meeting later this month to discuss the proposed rules for external power supplies that charge the devices.

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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

New Efficiency Standards for Rooftop Units to Produce Greatest Savings Yet

6 Oct , 2014  

The White House announced a number of commitments to energy efficiency this morning, not the least of which is a proposed energy efficiency standard for rooftop air conditioners that could produce the largest electricity savings under any U.S. appliance efficiency standard to date.

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