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  • Target Phantom Plug Loads, Not Phantom Savings
    Max Ma, ERS, for Zondits Plug loads are any electrical devices or appliances that draw power from an electrical wall outlet, including computers, monitors, printers, copiers, vending machines, coffee machines, and many others. When plug loads draw power for an extended period in an idle mode, the idle power use is referred to as phantom... […]
  • Target Now Has Over 1,000 Stores With Propane Refrigeration
    Target exceeds 1,000 propane stores Hydrocardons21,com, September 26, 2017 Minneapolis-based Target Corp. now has self-contained display cases using propane(R290) refrigerant in more than 1,000 stores, and Hannaford Supermarkets is planning to open a small new store that uses self-contained propane cases with water-loop condensing for all low-temperature foods. Those were among the developments in natural... […]
  • vXchnge Announces a 2016 Lighting Retrofit Significantly Reduced Power Usage
    Lighting Retrofit Helps Green Data Center Goals Facility Executive, October 17, 2017 Fairbanks Energy Services, a full-service design/build energy conservation firm and developer of comprehensive commercial and industrial efficiency projects, recently announced a milestone for one of its customers, vXchnge. A carrier-neutral colocation provider, vXchnge announced that a 2016 lighting retrofit at its edge data center... […]
  • University of New Hampshire Earns AASHE’s Top Sustainability Ranking
    Lisa Markowski, ERS, for Zondits The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has bolstered its long-standing reputation as a sustainability leader by earning the highest possible rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). AASHE was founded in 2005 to foster global sustainability within higher education institutions, leading to an “ecologically... […]
  • Home Energy Efficiency Trends & Data
    TOMORROW’S HOME BUYER – TRENDS & DATA POINTS AROUND PREFERENCE, ATTITUDE AND VALUE FOR HOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY builderonline.com Over the summer, the U.S. eclipsed 2 million Home Energy Ratings System (HERS) rated homes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. According to research done by the National Renewable Energy Lab, HERS rated homes made up... […]

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