High Performance Buildings Blog

Made in the Shade — How to prepare for the hottest months of the year

June 6, 2016 04:46 PM

Summer brings hotter temperatures — and higher energy bills. Energy costs for commercial buildings can run up to 35 percent higher in the hottest months of summer compared to other months of the year...

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PJM Committee Advances Electricity Capacity Market Proposals

Jason Willan April 4, 2016 06:19 PM

Last month, the PJM Interconnection's Market Implementation Committee advanced proposals related to capacity performance, agreeing to add three items to the list of parameters by which a resource’s schedule might be limited.

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U.S. Energy Information Administration Confirms Year-Over-Year Drop in U.S. Oil Production

Troy Vincent March 10, 2016 09:19 PM

With the release of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Short Term Energy Outlook (STEO) yesterday came finalized figures for December 2015, allowing for balance of the year analysis, and revisions to forecasts.

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U.S. Exports First LNG Cargo from Gulf Coast

Jason Willan February 26, 2016 08:00 PM

Regardless of the ultimate end game for U.S. LNG exports, this week’s shipments from Sabine Pass represent a noteworthy step in exposing a generally-insulated domestic market to more international influence.

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Trane Improves Safety with Upgraded Building Systems at Hopkins County Jail

Trane Commercial February 25, 2016 03:18 PM

When Hopkins County Jail discovered outdated gas heat exchangers were at risk of leaking CO2 into a building with hundreds of inmates, its technicians knew they needed to take immediate action...

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