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H.R. 2126, Better Buildings Act of 2014

February 20, 2014 As ordered reported by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on January 28, 2014 H.R. 2126 would amend federal law aimed at improving the energy efficiency of commercial office buildings. The legislation would require the General Services Administration (GSA) to develop mode...

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What Owners Need to Know About ... Rooftop Units: Repair or Replace?

By DAVID NEGREY, Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, Wis.Fri, 2014-02-07 12:19Key considerations in making an informed decision Most light-commercial HVAC products are designed for a useful life of 15 to 20 years. During that time, however, the reliability and cost-effectiveness of operation often is di...

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Cogeneration Plants for On-site Energy Distribution

By SETH PEARCE, Southland Energy, Garden Grove, Calif.Fri, 2014-02-07 13:33Partnership between owner, vendor, engineer, installer, and O&M staff is crucial The United States’ infrastructure for power transmission and distribution is aging and, in many places, has difficulty meeting the de...

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Nation's Mayors Place High Priority On Energy Efficiency And New Technology Use

January 22, 2014 7:05 PM Mayors Unveil Survey of Energy Efficiency and Technologies in America's CitiesDuring 82nd Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Nearly 300 Cities Provide Data on Local Energy Initiatives WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite budget constraints, U.S. Ma...

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