Category: Megatrends

How Supermarkets Can Profit from Energy Savings through Demand Response Technologies

Initiatives like utility demand response programs or selling thermal energy to local district heating and cooling grids to produce revenue can help supermarkets with their bottom line. Today, the technology that enables supermarkets to implement these ideas is available in intelligent refrigeration control systems that can turn energy-using equipment into revenue-producing assets, while also creating more environmentally-friendly stores.

Reaching our energy goals: Improving industrial competitiveness & reinventing buildings

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When we consider strategies for bettering our energy productivity — or increasing GDP while reducing energy use, we cannot overlook the importance of improving industrial competitiveness and building energy footprint throughout the United States. And it’s a goal we should not ignore; energy productivity is inextricably linked to our economic growth and energy security, and

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Yes, a buildings-energy transformation is possible now

Accepting and implementing rapid change has become the norm across America. The growing depth of change in the building sector suggests that traditional resistance to change is not irreversible. Indeed, historical building industry practices are more likely the result of an information deficit than of things inherent to the market. Even knowledgeable building professionals remain

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