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Bringing Energy Efficiency to Offices

Office buildings represent approximately 17 percent of energy use in commercial buildings nationwide and consume more energy than any other building type. With almost 60 percent of existing office buildings built before 1980, many are in desperate need of upgrades to aging building equipment, appliances and systems. Even small offices can reap a big payoff …

Ben Stewart

Nov 28, 2016

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Superior Energy Performance: Benefits for Manufacturers

There are many degrees of going the extra mile. For some facilities it’s the Better Plants program, or ENERGY STAR® certification. But for facilities aiming for über-efficiency, there is Superior Energy Performance certification: a new business-based, internationally recognized energy management implementation and certification process. Here is a more detailed description of Superior Energy Performance, published …

Ben Stewart

Nov 27, 2016

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Understanding Your Compressed Air System

Improving and maintaining a compressed air system at its peak performance requires analyzing the interaction of the demand and supply sides of the system and the individual components, known as a systems approach. Most compressed air systems use more energy than is needed to support the demand. A complete review of a system and careful …

Ben Stewart

Nov 24, 2016

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Ask the Energy Optimization Experts: Lighting Efficiency

Question: How can I improve the lighting efficiency of my facility’s system? Answer from the Energy Optimization Experts: Lighting efficiency system issues, which include problems with outdated fixtures, uncontrolled fixtures and cleanliness can take several forms. An energy audit will typically identify energy inefficiencies in one or several of the following areas: Incandescent lamps are used …

Ben Stewart

Nov 24, 2016

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