| ||May 19, 2011 |
| Energy Efficiency, the Environment, and VFDs |
By BILL GENAW, Eaton Corp., Milwaukee, Wis.
|Green initiatives are more than the right thing to do. Given budgetary pressures and an emphasis on increased efficiency, they make good economic sense. Strategically managing power can yield significant advantages—energy savings, improved sustainability, cost reductions. Among the technologies helping us to meet energy challenges while addressing efficiency and reliability concerns are variable-frequency drives (VFDs). [More] |
| Siemens Looking for 'Smartest Building in America' |
|Siemens Industry Inc. is offering $80,000 in products and services to winners of the 2011 Smartest Building in America challenge. [More] |
| Free White Paper on Data-Center Energy Efficiency Available |
|Guidance on maintaining high reliability while operating data centers in the most energy-efficient manner possible is available in a new white paper published by American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Technical Committee (TC) 9.9, Mission Critical Facilities, Technology Spaces, and Electronic Equipment. [More] |
| Presenters Sought for ASHRAE High Performance Buildings Conference |
|The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers has issued a call for presenters for High Performance Buildings Conference: A Focus on Deep Energy Savings, which will be held March 12 and 13, 2012, in Mission Valley, Calif. [More] |
| High-Performance Building Week May 23-29 |
|The High-Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition (HPBCCC), established by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), will highlight the importance of high-performance buildings to federal, state, and local policymakers and the general public during High-Performance Building Week May 23-29. [More] |
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