Building Technology, HVAC

Sustainability in Space-Cooling Solutions

28 Jul , 2016  

Max Ma, ERS, for Zondits Delivering space-cooling solutions has always been a constant balancing act between effectiveness, energy efficiency, and costs. The Advanced Cooling Challenge, launched during the Clean Energy Ministerial in June in San Francisco, further encourages major industry players to “deliver that cooling sustainably to more people.” Now another facet of sustainability – […]

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Building Technology, Intelligent Efficiency

Do Smart Thermostats Really Save Consumers Money?

5 May , 2016  

Nest-Thermostat Smart Thermostats

Can smart thermostats really help save money on your energy bill? Global News, May 1, 2016. Image credit: Nest According to a recent study commissioned by Telus, one of the greatest perceived benefits of living in a “smarter” home includes saving money and being greener. Of those who currently own a smart home gadget, 36 […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Could Smart Thermostats Be the New Low-Hanging Fruit?

13 Oct , 2015  

Are Smart Thermostats the New CFLS? Energy Efficiency Markets, October 13, 2015. Image credit: Sébastien Barré Commonwealth Edison, Nest, ecobee, gas utilities and advocacy groups are working together on the lengthy project. ComEd hopes to see the million mark reached in about five years, according to George Malek, ComEd’s director of energy efficiency services. CFLs were […]

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Building Technology, Intelligent Efficiency

Total Connect Comfort App Unites Consumers, Weather, & Utilities to Boost Efficiency

17 Jun , 2015  

WeatherBug and Honeywell to Improve Homes’ Energy Efficiency and Comfort Using Local Weather Data and Connected Thermostats Business Wire, June 9, 2015. Image credit: Tabure WeatherBug® and Honeywell are helping Texas homeowners save money and energy, all while staying comfortable, regardless of the weather. Starting this summer, consumers using one of Honeywell’s Wi-Fi thermostats with the […]

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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

Hawaii Energy Selects Companies to Implement Efficiency Program

28 Nov , 2014  

Hawaii Energy has selected Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions, Matrix Energy Services and Ibis Networks Inc. to help small businesses, restaurants, residents in smart-metered neighborhoods and schools save energy as part of a nearly $2 million program.

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