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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

Utilities Could Lead Future of Grid-Interactive Buildings

16 Jan , 2020  

This article was written by Christopher Perry and published on aceee.org on Nov. 20, 2019. More utilities across the United States are adopting programs to promote grid-interactive efficient buildings (GEBs), which will be critical to the grid of the future. Some programs focus on energy savings and others on demand flexibility, but none of those […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

New Passive Design Solutions to Maximize Building Energy Efficiency

17 Apr , 2017  

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Introducing the energy efficient Goldilocks building The Telegraph, April 12, 2017 We all know that large, glass-covered buildings are often too hot in summer and too cold in winter. However, as Prof Derek Clements-Croome at Reading University suggests: “Traditional heavyweight buildings are naturally cool in hot countries, as compared to lightweight modern buildings, which unless […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Carbon Lighthouse is a Guidepost for Energy Efficiency

16 Jun , 2016  

Energy Efficiency In Buildings Is Improved By Carbon Lighthouse Cleantechnica, June 14, 2016 Carbon Lighthouse improves building energy efficiency to save its clients money, and to combat climate change. Stanford University, Tesla Motors, and Kilroy Realty are just several of the organizations it has worked with so far. CEO and co-founder Brenden Millstein answered some questions […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Zero Energy Buildings Definitions Slowly March Forward

10 Jan , 2016  

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Ryan Pollin for Zondits, January 10, 2015. Image credit: hansbrinker The Department of Energy (DOE), which is generally the last word on such things, has released a common definition for zero energy buildings (ZEBs). Let’s have a look and break it down: An energy-efficient building where, on a source energy basis, the actual annual delivered energy […]

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