Energy Efficiency


Commercial Buildings: Learning from the Smart Home
Buildings consume a vast amount of energy. Heating, cooling, lighting and appliances all combine to make a hefty dent on a building’s electricity bill – be it residential or commercial. We are finally waking up to the great necessity of energy ma....
Granular Real Time Data is the Key to Smarter Energy Management
Under the Paris Accord on Climate Change (COP21), member states around the globe pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) in an effort to reduce global warming. Canada, for instance, is currently committed to reducing emissions 30 perc....
Smart Building Energy Disaggregation: Submetering with Split-Core CT Sensors
Industrial companies, factories and multi-tenant building owners are increasingly installing submetering equipment in order to collect real-time, in-house energy usage data. This allows for accurate allocation of costs, calculation of internal billin....
There Are Expectations in Every Relationship
When Is the Last Time You Reevaluated Your Trade Ally Expectations? During a recent survey, trade allies voiced their concerns on a variety of issues and how they view utility demand side management (DSM) programs. Utilities know that trade all....
Avoiding the Technology Trap
Technological innovation is one of the defining characteristics of the clean energy sector. The pace of advancement is staggering at times. Faced with this rapid growth and change, companies often find themselves rushing to implement new software tec....
The Smarter Smart Grid
The proliferation of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) such as distributed solar, wind, battery storage, electric vehicle chargers, etc., is having a profound effect on the utility industry. This threatens existing business models, as well as the st....
Portable Generator Usage
Every year, unfortunate carbon monoxide incidents occur as a result of improper outdoor use of generators. All generators display warning labels that explain the risk of death if operated inside a home or garage. Despite this, more than 400 deaths oc....
Solving Thermal Management Challenges in Electric Vehicles
Aluminum is quickly becoming a material of choice in the search for solutions to reduce weight in passenger and other vehicles. Solving the engineering challenges of creating lighter vehicles has led to a portfolio of material solutions working in co....
TDK Corporation presents the new TFM160808ALC thin-film inductor for power supply circuits, which features a maximum DC resistance of 62 mΩ....
EarthTronics now offers three energy-efficient LED Flat Panel Lights to replace fluorescent fixtures in existing and new construction ceilin....
Orion Energy Systems, Inc. has added two LED linear strip products to its HARRIS Class product line. The new LED Linear Strip | SFHC and LED....
The Rexroth 1-axis motion control simplifies automation processes through open interfaces to Ethernet based real-time protocols SERCOS III, ....
Endress+Hauser releases Proline 300/500, a family of industry optimized “smart” Coriolis mass and electromagnetic flow instruments. The ....
LIFESAVER products have been certified for the design, manufacture, and supply of portable nano-filtration technology, removing viruses, bac....
The Nest Learning Thermostat earned an ENERGY STAR from the EPA. After rigorous testing, the EPA has confirmed the Nest Thermostat saves ene....
CTC Global ACCC conductor is an electric transmission conductor which has earned SCS certification for CO2 emission reductions resulting fro....
SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. announces the new Marley LW Fluid Cooler, an induced-draft counterflow closed-circuit fluid cooler. The new f....
Legrand, North America announced additional improvements to its portfolio of Wattstopper lighting controls. The Wattstopper Passive Infrared....
Vantage’s complete range of wireless lighting control options for the home are designed to be easy to install, program, and update. The ne....
New Visual Media Group, LLC (NVMG) has introduced a novel environmentally-efficient dynamic window technology enabling a six-fold increase i....
Tendril announced the availability of Tendril MyHome, the first unified, personalized, mobile-first application for the energy industry. Bui....
Power Integrations announced its InnoSwitch-CE ICs, a new class of its InnoSwitch family of off-line CV/CC flyback switcher ICs. The devices....
ILEX introduces a new selection of integrated LEDs, keeping design at the forefront,  with their sleek and modern aesthetic, while havi....