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Energy Star specifications are now available for data servers. The servers that receive the Energy Star label will be around 30% more energy efficient.
Date: 05/27/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
The EPA has released more Energy Star specifications to help consumers better identify energy efficient products when purchasing.
Date: 06/30/2009
Type: News
PG&E will offer financial incentives for California data centers that purchase servers that have earned the Energy Star rating.
Date: 10/16/2009
Type: News
The Energy Department has concluded in an internal audit that it does not properly track whether manufacturers that give their appliances an Energy Star label have met the required specifications for energy efficiency.
Date: 10/18/2009
Type: News
The California Energy Commission voted unanimously to impose energy efficiency standards on televisions, making California the first state to do so.
Date: 11/18/2009
Type: News
Building owners begin measuring energy use in order to comply with the Clean and Affordable Energy Act of 2008 which requires public disclosure of enegry ratings beginning in 2012.
Date: 12/22/2009
Type: News
Investment in energy efficiency for buildings can prove benefits to real estate in the long term and provide a competitive advantage.
Date: 01/18/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings
The residential building sector of the US has enormous potential for greenhouse gas emissions reductions, but high upfront costs and lack of consumer understanding of energy efficiency advantages are some of the issues obscuring this opportunity.
Date: 01/25/2010
Type: News
Energy efficiency features are becoming standard in new home construction due to increasing demand and eco-consciousness.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
After months of anticipation, the EPA has finally released its Energy Star label for data centers. The label should incite competition for energy efficiency improvements, as the agency plans to award the label to only the top 25% of centers in a given industry.
Date: 06/08/2010
Type: Article

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