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Curious where your state ranks in average energy costs?

They say death and taxes are the only two guarantees in life, but we don’t get to avoid monthly electric bills, either. As we roll through the dog days of…

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Decreasing Energy Costs as a Produce Facility — a PMA Webinar

Last month, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) hosted an educational webinar about ways in which produce businesses can decrease energy costs, and pursue sustainability goals. Three guest speakers shared their…

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Annual Energy Efficiency Rankings by State – the ACEEE

Last month, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released their 2020 State Energy Efficiency scorecard. It’s the fourteenth year in a row they’ve made their research available and…

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A Clean Energy Twofer: More Jobs and Lower Emissions

Regardless of what one thinks of the impact and scale of climate change, or whether or not fossil fuels have a place as energy sources moving forward, two things are…

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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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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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When is it Time to Consider a Refrigeration Monitoring and Control System?

As more and more companies incorporate aspects of IoT and smart technologies into their day-to-day operations—from adaptive air-conditioning controls to motion-activated office lights to inside air quality sensors—one area for…

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2017 Sees the Finalization of New WICF Regulations for Energy Efficiency; Compliance by 2020

On September 7th, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy put into place a new set of standards that revolve around walk-in cooler and freezer efficiency metrics. These new rules are…

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