Energy Efficiency Improvements Essential to Supermarkets’ Success

A division of Epec Engineered Technologies, EC Fans & Drives manufactures EC electric motors specifically for the HVAC and Refrigeration sectors. With the introduction of new energy efficiency standards derived from the U.S. Department of Energy it is a very significant time to introduce our ECplus™ Motor. Anyone involved within the supermarket industry should be aware that profit margins are tight, …

The Top 10 Developments in Clean Energy of 2013

The end of the year is always a good time for reflection and introspection, but why should we stop at analyzing ourselves?  As 2013 draws to a close, I invite you to take a couple of moments to relive some of the major highlights in clean energy that took place this year. And share your own 2013 clean energy milestones …

Energy Efficiency Projects ‘Becoming Big Business’

While they may lack the sexiness of wind farms and solar panels, run of the mill energy efficiency upgrades such as upgrading an HVAC system or improving insulation can cut carbon emissions at a relatively low cost and areincreasingly becoming big business, according to The Guardian. The opening up of efficiency projects to investors with a small amount of money – so …

Setpoint Systems Corporation Receives 2013 Best of Littleton Award

Setpoint Systems Corporation Receives 2013 Best of Littleton Award U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement NEW YORK, NY, August 13, 2013 — For the third consecutive year, Setpoint Systems Corporation has been selected for the 2013 Best of Littleton Award in the Instrument Contractor category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award …

Case Studies Illuminate Energy Management System Savings

Case Studies Illuminate Energy Management System Savings By: William Opalka- Energy Manager Today The business value of energy management systems and strategies is displayed in a series of case studies from the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP) Energy Management Working Group (EMWG). The case studies consider the outcomes for several companies in Australia and the United States. In one case, the …

Coppertree Analytics- Facility Manager

Manage Alarms Coppertree Insights The word ‘insight’ carries the idea of a clear and deep perception of a situation. Coppertree Analytics’ Insights are designed to give you a different pair of eyes to look at your facility. Insights give you an awareness and understanding to: The past: see what changed in your facility yesterday The present: see how your facility …

LEED V4 Has Indoor And Outdoor Environment Elements, Simplified Recertification

LEED V4 Has Indoor And Outdoor Environment Elements, Simplified Recertification: By Brendan Owens Two areas of LEED v4 facility managers should be aware of are the indoor and outdoor environmental credits, as well as the simplified recertification. The Indoor Environmental Quality credit category focuses on four areas of performance: air, light, sound, and occupant experience. Credits for interior lighting, daylight, and …

Federal Green Building Requirements

EPA first developed a green buildings vision and policy statement in 1995, and since then the Agency has endeavored to continue leading by example. The following federal statutes require EPA to build, renovate, operate, maintain, and use green buildings: Executive Order (EO) 13514 The Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings (Guiding Principles) EO 13423 Energy …