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EGB, February 17, 2010

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February 17, 2010 EGB Features Preparing a Successful Energy-Savings ProposalBy JACK BURTON, LEED AP, Century Engineering Inc., New Cumberland, Pa. Convincing a client to incur the additional first cost of an energy study ...

February 17, 2010

EGB Features

Preparing a Successful Energy-Savings Proposal
By JACK BURTON, LEED AP, Century Engineering Inc., New Cumberland, Pa.

Convincing a client to incur the additional first cost of an energy study during systems implementation is as much about marketing as it is about technology. The old adage that a good product sells itself applies as much to this situation as with any other product or service. If the concept is approached correctly and the right principles are applied, there is a good possibility everyone will come out a winner. This article discusses the preparation required for a successful energy-savings proposal. [More]

EGB News

Changes Proposed for Standard 90.1

From green roofs to glazing products, measures to increase energy stringencies are being proposed for major sections of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. Currently, nine proposed addenda to the standard are open for public review. [More]

Forum to Focus on Energy Efficiency's Critical Role

Sponsored by the U.S. Energy Association and Johnson Controls, the 21st annual Energy Efficiency Forum: “Energy Efficiency: Innovative Approaches, Proven Solutions” will be held June 15 and 16 in Washington, D.C. Energy experts, policy-makers, business executives, and administration officials will gather to discuss the critical role that energy efficiency in buildings, vehicles, and industry plays as the foundation for international agreements, national strategies, and local actions. [More]

Obama Administration Launches $130 Million Building-Energy-Efficiency Effort

The Obama administration has announced a multiagency initiative to spur regional economic growth while making buildings more energy efficient. Seven federal agencies have issued a combined funding opportunity announcement of up to $129.7 million over five years to create a regional research center that will develop new building efficiency technologies and work with local partners to implement the technologies in area buildings. [More]

Energy Efficiency Day to be Held in Washington

Featuring an in-depth discussion on the funding, technology, and policy measures required to realize energy efficiency's full potential, the Great Energy Efficiency Day will be held March 10 in Washington, D.C. An Alliance to Save Energy event, the Great Energy Efficiency Day was launched in 2004 and focuses on the need for and benefits of energy efficiency. [More]


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