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Energy Efficiency Leaders Convening for EE Global in Orlando March 27 – 29

The event will be co-hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy and its affiliated Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance.


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Floored!

The activities around the Expo continue to increase, but the miles and miles of exhibit space still sits in the center of the action. Here’s our annual glimpse at what’s new from the companies who hope to draw you to their booths this month.
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JBA Consulting Engineers Embraces Technology To Power Growth

Follow one firm’s path from committing to BIM to climbing a learning curve in using it to serve clients, and even on to taking an unusual step to fill what it sees as a need in the market.
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Third-Party TAB Consulting In Sync With Third-Party Commissioning – Its Time Has Come.

The people in the industry don’t necessarily make a loud argument for it, but the results often do. How to get this ball rolling, sell it, and see it through from design to occupancy? Look ahead by looking below.
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The Global Debate On The Phasedown Of HFC Refrigerants

Where do things stand in the never-boring world of refrigerant evolution? An industry veteran looks at life since the Montreal Protocol, a range of alternative refrigerants, and the political climate around the issue. For more than one reason, he writes, it is beneficial to keep up on the details and lead this refrigerant ‘charge.’
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Chicago In Season

The truth is, you could have an extremely fruitful trip to the AHR/ASHRAE host city next month and never set foot on the Expo floor. Between the paid ASHRAE courses and all the free sessions hosted by various groups over at the Expo (see conveniently integrated list below), attendees may have some hard choices as they balance new products with hot topics.
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Congress extends regulatory limbo

The U. S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2250, the "EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011,'' last month by a vote of 275 to 142 (not enough to override an expected Presidential veto)?—?and then they went home for a week of campaigning.
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Energy & Environmental Management Is A Team Effort

Organize the players and communicate the successes.
This past March, I asked the question, “Do you have a corporate sustainability plan?” and recently I was discussing this topic with a director of a physical plant for a major college on the East Coast. He commented, “Energy conservation and environmental management should be a team effort.”
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What You Need to Know About The EPA’s New Boiler Rules

On March 21, 2011, the EPA published three rules regarding air emissions standards in the Federal Register.
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Where Is The BAS Industry Going?

There have been dramatic changes to the building controls market over the last 20 to 30 years. The “energy crisis” of the 1970s (along with the development of the microprocessor) sent the “Big 5” dominated pneumatics market into an energy management system (EMS) orbit that was joined by several dozen other manufacturers by the mid-1980s.
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