Seattle Adopts Plan for Saving Energy Resources in City-Owned Buildings

Aims to Achieve 20% Energy Savings by 2020 The City of Seattle has adopted a Resource Conservation Management Plan (RCMP) that outlines how the City will reduce energy use in City-owned buildings 20% by 2020. A 20% energy use reduction by 2020 (compared to the 2008 baseline) would also result in utility cost savings of roughly $2.75 million per year after reaching the …

REI Saves 93% on Data Center Energy with Evaporative Cooling

REI Saves 93% on Data Center Energy with Evaporative Cooling By: Linda Hardesty- Energy Manager Today The system reduces the need for mechanical cooling nearly year-round, or about 8,672 hours annually. In addition to rooftop cooling technology, the retrofit included upgraded backup battery banks, removal of old power distribution units, installation of floor brush barriers and curtain systems to contain cold air in …