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Commercial Tenant, Interviews, Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

A Zondits Interview: UTC Accelerates Energy Efficiency with NYSERDA in an Ever-Evolving Digital World

18 Sep , 2018  


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, September 18, 2018 Last year, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) opened a new office in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood to house […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

Sports Venues are Playing to Win on the Energy Efficiency Field

23 Mar , 2017  

We’ve Got Energy Savings, Yes We Do. We’ve Got Water Savings, How About You? DOE, March 20, 2017 The transition from winter to spring is an exciting time for sports fans. Baseball spring training is starting up and college basketball’s March Madness is upon us. While fans may not realize it, the success of these […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Vermont and the Green Building Movement

27 Mar , 2016  

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GREENING VERMONT, BUILDING A MORE RESILIENT FUTURE The Vermont Independent, March 24, 2016. Image credit: johnoghue Here in Vermont, as everywhere, the built environment has a vast impact on the natural environment, human health, and the economy. 40% of our energy consumption comes from the building sector, and buildings also hold the greatest potential for achieving […]

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Building Technology, Plug Loads

DPR Construction Exemplifies World-Class Net Zero Leadership

16 Mar , 2016  

DPR Construction

The power of zero: How to a real-world Net-Zero office Green Biz, March 12, 2016. Image credit: ccr-mag DPR Construction’s Phoenix Regional Headquarters creates a space that exemplifies deep sustainability in the hot dry climate, on a site that provides revitalization and adaptive reuse. The office is ILFI Net Zero Energy and LEED Platinum certified. […]

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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

Methodologies to Improve Commercial Building Code Compliance

11 Feb , 2016  

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Presented at the AESP 26th National Conference on February 3, 2016 Ari Michelson, Brian McCowan, Frances Chase, ERS Building energy codes in the U.S. have come a long way in the past three decades, increasing in complexity along the way. This is especially true for the commercial building sector, where codes have rapidly transitioned from […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

The Vegas Strip is Going Green

10 Sep , 2015  

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Caesars Entertainment Introduces Major Energy Efficiency Upgrades Market Watch, September 10, 2015. Image credit: Reflex Supplements The Governor’s Office of Energy (GOE) awarded property tax incentives to 11 Caesars Entertainment affiliated casino resorts for introducing significant energy and water savings measures in tens of millions of square feet of commercial space. The resorts received the […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

SKF Achieved ISO 50001 Certification at 38 Manufacturing Facilities

11 Mar , 2015  


Bryan Kilgore for Zondits, March 11, 2015 SKF, a global supplier of bearings, seals, lubrication, and mechatronics products, was recently awarded ISO 50001 certification at thirty-eight of their manufacturing facilities across the world. More than 90% of their energy use is represented in these facilities. ISO 50001 is an international standard certification program focusing on […]

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Building Technology, HVAC, Interviews

A Zondits Interview: Big Ass Fans – Experts on Thermal Comfort Solutions

3 Mar , 2015  

Big Ass Fans

Big Ass Fans – Experts on Thermal Comfort Solutions Valerie Eacret for Zondits, March 3, 2015 In an effort to highlight an energy efficient solution for winter heating, Zondits spoke with Christian Taber, an engineer at Big Ass Fans®, about fans and controls that automate heat destratification. The company designs and manufactures industrial, commercial, and […]

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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

Energy Efficiency Standards Stalled in Rhinebeck, NY

6 Feb , 2015  


Town of Rhinebeck considers further delay in adopting energy-efficient building standards Daily Freeman News, February 5, 2015 The Town Board has set a public hearing next month to extend by one year a moratorium on developing green building standards called for in the town’s comprehensive plan. The hearing is scheduled for 6:45 p.m. Feb. 9 […]

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Building Technology, Intelligent Efficiency

LEED Awards Onondaga Community College with Gold Certification

13 Oct , 2014  

LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is a certification system created by the U.S. Green Building Council to ensure that buildings are designed and constructed using green building principles.

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