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Energy Efficiency Hall of Fame Inductees Honored at National Forum

posted June 16, 2009
Johnson Controls, Inc. and the United States Energy Association (USEA) announced the inaugural inductees to their new Energy Efficiency Hall of Fame. The announcement was made June 15 as a prelude to the 20th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington D.C. The 23 inductees include Alliance to Save Energy President Kateri Callahan, president of the Alliance to Save Energy; James E. Rogers, chairman, president and CEO of Duke Energy; Thomas R. Kuhn, president of the Edison Electric Institute; Senator Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.); and Timothy Wirth, president of the U.N. Foundation.
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Pump Systems Matter to Participate in Energy Efficiency Study

posted June 16, 2009
Pump Systems Matter (PSM) has announced its participation in the 2009 American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Industrial Summer Study. The 2009 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry titled, “Timing is Everything: Moving Investment Decisions to Energy-Efficient Solutions,” is designed for energy decision makers, equipment manufacturers, government policymakers, electric and gas utility staff, energy consultants, leading industrial energy researchers and academics. It will take place from July 28-31 at the Conference Center Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, NY.Read more

Ingersoll Rand Launches Sustainability Web Resource and Strategy Council

posted June 04, 2009
One year after the acquisition of Trane by Ingersoll Rand, and on the eve of the United Nations' 37th Annual World Environment Day (WED), Ingersoll Rand today announced the launch of a new web resource dedicated to sustainability and the formation of the Ingersoll Rand Sustainability Strategy Council.Read more

DOE to Offer $256 Million for Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing and IT

posted June 03, 2009
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it plans to offer $256 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support energy efficiency improvements in manufacturing and information technology (IT) industries. The funds include $156 million for deployment and demonstration projects that can help manufacturers operate more efficiently, including new energy-efficient industrial equipment, waste energy recovery systems, combined heat and power systems, and district energy systems.Read more