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Energy Efficiency Day: Why It Matters.

As of this posting, 502 local governments, universities, organizations, corporations, and utilities are participating in this year’s annual Energy Efficiency Day, October 2, 2019. #EEDay2019. The Energy Efficiency Day message is simple: “Save Money. Cut Carbon. Breathe Easier.” You can check out their site, for energy-saving tips, and add your organization to the list of …

Sep 30, 2019

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Business Energy Efficiency Incentives & Rebates – NYSERDA (NY)

NYSERDA Incentives – Existing Facilities Program: Provides a broad array of different incentives to electricity and natural gas customers. Both pre-qualified equipment rebates and performance-based rebates are offered under this program. Projects must have a simple payback of fewer than 18 years to qualify. Incentives vary based on measure and location. Eligibility: Commercial, industrial, non-profit, …

Ben Stewart

February 10, 2015

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Energy Systems Optimization

7 Tips for an Energy Efficient Extrusion Process

Extrusion, a plastics manufacturing process that consumes a significant amount of energy, means many things in the plastics industry. It is both a final forming process as well as an intermediate stage for other techniques such as injection molding, blow molding and film blowing. To make an energy efficient extrusion process, the extrusion screw is …

Ben Stewart

October 10, 2014

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The DIY Building Energy Audit – Plastics Manufacturing

Conducting your own building energy audit, or site survey, to assess your energy use is a smart way to get an overview of your facility’s energy consumption. Only by an in-depth understanding of how, when, where and why you use energy can you improve your plastics manufacturing plant’s energy optimization and practices. The goal? Walk around …

Ben Stewart

May 10, 2014

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