Energy Efficiency

LEED v4 Requirements for Advanced Energy Metering

Envisioned in 1998 by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to improve building performance, the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program is a globally recognized, comprehensive green building rating system. The goal of LEED is to promote high efficiency in buildings and decrease operational costs while also increasing the health and comfort of building occupants.
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Electric Rail Vehicle Sets A New World Record for Efficiency

For the past 10 years, the Delsbo Electric competition in Sweden has challenged teams of engineering students to design the most energy efficient, manned rail vehicles. Once again, a new world record has been set this year by the Swedish team from Dalarna … Read More

Energy Efficiency Sector Outlook

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its latest report in mid-August highlighting the growth of energy efficiency in the United States as the third largest electricity generation resource for 2015. This of course is an encouraging sign for the entire industry and for all … Read More

Designing Modern Intelligent Buildings

We have smart phones and smart cars, so it’s only appropriate to start having smart buildings. One sector that is pushing this forward are energy management systems (EMS) that help owners monitor and control their energy usage. … Read More