All Posts By: Sean McIntyre

Energy Efficiency Can Get Us Halfway to Our Energy Goals, says the ACEEE

While large, obviously impactful changes in energy consumption will determine whether the international community reaches its lofty climate change goals or not, it is a situation in which the classic…

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On #EEDay2019, Polls Show Mixed Reactions to Energy-Saving Habits

So, as it turns out, there may actually be three guarantees in this word: death, taxes, and people going as far to cut their carbon footprint as convenience let them….

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More States Turn to Energy Efficiency to Address Emissions Goals

As of this writing, a large swathe of US states are forging ahead with clean energy goals regardless of the current administration’s aim to roll back as many Obama-era standards…

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Equipment Optimization: A Driving Force in High-Performance Buildings

The concept of energy efficiency at the commercial level is nearly a ubiquitous one in today’s landscape. Cutting costs is a high-priority goal for just about any entity, and we’ve…

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Lights Out for Expanded Lighting Energy Efficiency?

If you’ll excuse the pun, a threat does indeed exist against the legal requirement for larger swathes of lightbulbs to be energy efficient, and it’s no laughing matter. The Trump…

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Looking for Energy Savings? Look In to Retrofitting Your Refrigeration

Many refrigeration systems in the food retail environment (walk-in coolers, walk-in freezers, and reach-in cooler cases) comprise older equipment, and many businesses are unable to absorb the cost of replacing…

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Governor Wolf Establishes Statewide Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Goals in PA

The governor announced the new executive order at an event celebrating the public-private collaboration happening in the city of Pittsburgh to help bolster the city’s climate action plan.   The…

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Customer Service and Food Safety are Most Important Factors for Cold Chain Customers, Survey Finds

Earlier this year, the Global Cold Chain Alliance surveyed hundreds of cold chain customers and providers to gain insight into what was driving purchasing decisions and relationship. The results of…

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Is HVAC/Refigeration Automation the Next Big Thing for IoT?

As we throttle toward the end of this decade and into the future, the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to become more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. On…

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