energy consumption

New Efficiency Standards Would Tackle the Energy Hog Lurking in your Basement

October 13th, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Economy | No Comments

via ACEEE blog The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposed strong new energy efficiency standards today that would address a major energy hog that may be lurking in your basement. The new standards would reduce the energy consumption of furnace fans, which are the fans that circulate heated and cooled air supplied by furnaces, air | Read More

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Could US energy demands rise by 42% by 2040?

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April 17th, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Economy | 1 Comment

US electricity demand will likely rise 28% by 2040, but could be as much as 42%, or as low as 8%, with average electricity prices that year ranging from 10.4 cents to 11.2 cents/kWh depending on economic growth, the US Energy Information Administration said in an analysis released Monday. Overall, EIA projects a 0.9% growth | Read More

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Commercial Real Estate Revolution: The Green Lease

July 12th, 2010 | Posted in Blog | 1 Comment

Recognizing the massive amount of energy and electric consumption caused by commercial leasing, the real estate industry is the latest to begin focusing its efforts on establishing and implementing sustainability practices. The development and operation of commercial real estate accounts for approximately 40% of total energy consumption in the United States (EIA), leading the industry | Read More

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