Tuesday, 09 December 2014 23:59
December 9, 2014 - In the food service industry, energy is one of the most substantial ongoing operating expenses, accounting for as much as 8% each month. Energy managers at multi-site restaurant chains have big jobs with many challenges. One obstacle they encounter daily is the need to find solutions that maintain a balance between:
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 14:06
August 13, 2013 - Eaton says its new series of sub meters will provide property managers and building owners with a reliable, cost-effective solution for quantifying, benchmarking and allocating energy use. Designed for use in multi-tenant applications, the meter can integrate into a local network to enable remote meter reading and monitoring. Visual indicators on the metering hardware and accompanying software provide advanced warning of potential problems before they can impact building performance, says Eaton. A single device can handle up to 20 three-phase or 60 single-phase circuits and is compatible with most three-phase industrial, commercial, and single-phase residential low-voltage electrical power systems.
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Wednesday, 13 February 2013 12:28
February 13, 2013 - In a move to promote transparency around energy use in buildings, New York City, N.Y., has publicly posted 2011 energy benchmarking results for 2065 large commercial properties, which together cover more than 530 million sf.
Monday, 28 January 2013 17:34
January 28, 2013 - A new report from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), Energy Transparency in the Multifamily Housing Sector, finds the American multifamily housing stock holds potential for major energy efficiency gains, which would improve housing affordability by keeping renters’ utility bills down.
Monday, 22 October 2012 17:18
October 22, 2012 - Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled the largest U.S. building energy benchmarking data analysis to date, examining over 35,000 buildings that from 2008-2011 consistently used the Energy Star Portfolio Manager measurement tool.
Monday, 16 July 2012 15:49
July 16, 2012 - The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is urging building owners and operators to "Green Up" with the release of its new building performance program.
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 17:51
March 6, 2012 - Multifamily energy services company American Utility Management (AUM) has released a white paper, explaining how multifamily property owners can reduce energy use and cut operating costs by benchmarking utility usage against a qualified pool of comparable properties.