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Environmental & Energy Executive Moves: Carbon Disclosure Project, P&G, Enova Systems, ACEEE

Here’s the latest news on hirings and promotions among environmental and energy management leaders. Carbon Disclosure Project: Marc Fox has been appointed director of investor engagement in North America. Marc joins the not-for-profit organization from Goldman Sachs, where he spent seven years as a research analyst. He will work on … Read more »

Lime Energy Saves PA County $300k in Energy Costs

Lime Energy has completed a large-scale energy retrofit project expected to save 75 municipality-owned facilities in Allegheny County, Pa., more than $300,000 in annual energy costs. In addition, the efficiency measures are expected to save the county about 2.3 million kWh of electricity and 30,000 gallons of water annually, Lime … Read more »

Contract Wins: Cogenra’s Solar Cooling, Lime Energy, Comverge, Sprint

Cogenra Solar has partnered with Southern California Gas Company to pilot a solar cogeneration project that can generate electricity and hot water, and then use stored heat to power an absorption chiller and cool the building. The solar cooling element, which can be added to existing cogeneration systems, will be … Read more »

Standards & Compliance Briefing: ISO 14051, GRI for Media, GSA Green Building, ZigBee

A new ISO standard, ISO 14051:2011, Environmental Management – Material Flow Cost Accounting, sets up a framework for businesses to reduce costs linked to waste and better understand the environmental and financial consequences of material and energy use practices. The standard aims to improve environmental performance while helping organizations increase profits, … Read more »

Lime Energy, Central Hudson Contract to Provide 5,000 Commercial Lighting Retrofits

Central Hudson Gas & Electric is implementing a commercial lighting program, under a four-year contract with Lime Energy Co., that aims to complete 5,000 energy efficiency projects. The program will serve small and medium-sized commercial customers that have peak energy demands under 350 kilowatts, and will help offset energy efficiency … Read more »

AMF Bowling and Lime Energy Install 100 Energy Monitoring Systems

AMF Bowling Centers can expect more than $5.6 million in savings from web-based building automation systems and lighting upgrades recently installed by Lime Energy, the efficiency technology provider has announced. Lime first partnered with AMF in 2009 to complete energy efficient lighting retrofits at all of the company’s bowling centers, … Read more »

Sears, USPS Efficient Lighting to Save Millions of KWh

Sears says its Canadian stores are making one of the world’s largest replacements of inefficient lighting, the Toronto Sun reports. More than 130,000 inefficient incandescent spotlights are being replaced with LED lighting in all Sears Home and full-line stores across Canada, the company said. Sears says the switch will reduce … Read more »

Timberland, Bassett Cut Costs, Emissions with LED Lighting Retrofits

Retail stores such as Timberland and Basset Home Furnishings are realizing the cost and environmental benefits of switching from traditional store lighting to LED lights. The Timberland Company has saved approximately $100,000 in electricity costs ten months after it partnered with Eco-Story to develop LED lighting track lights for its … Read more »

Lime Energy, 4tell Partner on Integrated Energy Solutions

Lime Energy and 4tell Solutions have formed a strategic partnership to deliver an integrated energy solution platform that provides a solution that enables businesses to quickly evaluate their energy efficiency and carbon footprints. The new solution is aimed at delivering results that show reduced energy costs and improved environmental performance … Read more »

USPS Pours Nearly $29M into Energy Efficiency

Lime Energy has received three contracts, worth close to $29 million, to make the United States Postal Service (USPS) facilities on the East Coast more energy efficient as part of the federal agency’s goal to reduce energy use 30 percent by 2015. In 2009, the Postal Service’s energy efficiency efforts  … Read more »

Frankston Packaging Lowers Energy Use 21% per Unit of Production

Energy-efficiency improvements at Frankston Packaging Co., a manufacturer of cartons, displays, boxes and transparency films, have resulted in 21 percent lower energy use per unit of production compared to four years ago. The improvements also have yielded significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. With help from Lime Energy, the energy-efficiency … Read more »

AMF to Save $3M with Lighting Retrofits

AMF Bowling Centers Inc. has completed its energy-efficiency retrofit upgrades at the first 43 out of 286 bowling centers in Texas, California, New York, Florida, Michigan, Oregon and Washington. AMF is projected to save about $3 million annually in utility costs with an overall payback of less than two years … Read more »