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Building Envelope Energy Code
Nov 8, 2018
Becky Robbins
For the past 3 years, Nexant Program Manager Becky Robbins has worked on behalf of the State of Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development with funding from Rocky Mountain Power, Dominion Energy,...
Refining and Petrochemical complex in Singapore
Nov 1, 2018
Nuno Faisca
Background An announcement by ExxonMobil in 2013 confirmed that its new steam cracker at its refining and petrochemical complex in Singapore could process an unprecedented range of feedstocks –...
Energy Vampires and How to Beat Them
Oct 29, 2018
Lynn Belken
As Halloween arrives, watch out for vampires! The average household has around 25 electronic devices plugged in at all times, many of which aren’t used daily. Vampire energy, also known as standby...
Clean Energy Future in New Jersey
Oct 25, 2018
Michael McCarthy
In the world of energy efficiency, a utility’s goals for how much to save and by when are often set by regulators. But some utilities and state leaders go above and beyond. We’re so excited to see...
Net Zero Energy Campus
Oct 16, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
Nalanda, in Eastern India, for over eight centuries was the site for one of the world’s oldest centers for learning. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an important place for Buddhist...
Energy efficiency conversation with your kids
Oct 4, 2018
Lynn Belken
Recently my oldest (age 6) asked me if we bought bamboo floors for our new house. When I told him yes, he seemed pretty upset. So I asked him why. He was concerned about the pandas. Bamboo is what...
Energy Savings Calculators
Oct 3, 2018
Katy McSurdy
By Ilina Talwar and Katy McSurdy At Nexant, we’re celebrating Energy Efficiency Day 2018 on October 5th! Check out this campaign hashtag, #EEDAY2018 , and on our social media channels: @...
Commercial Building Energy Efficiency
Oct 1, 2018
James Monsen
Ashley Bigler
There’s something we want to yell from the rooftops, though it might sound too good to be true: advanced rooftop controls can save commercial buildings 30% to 60% of their energy consumption (ASHRAE...
Lithium Hydroxide Investment and Energy Storage
Sep 23, 2018
Daniel Saxton
Background: The lithium industry and batteries The electric vehicle revolution is a game-changer and one of the major trends affecting the mineral and energy industries. Enigmatic elements such as...
Alliance for Energy Efficient Economy India State EE Index
Sep 18, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
As a part of its climate change commitment, India has pledged to reduce its carbon intensity by nearly 33-35% by 2030 from 2005 level. Meeting this target requires India adopt more renewable energy...