Members News and Views

See below for exciting updates and/or media coverage of CEBN members, along with opinion pieces. Any opinions represented are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the CEBN as a whole.

Energy Technology Savings, Inc. (Livingston, NJ): OP-ED: If Congress Cuts Energy Programs, We’ll Be Stuck with the (Higher) Bill

NJ Spotlight | March 7, 2018 — CEBN member Energy Technology Savings CEO Jeff Hendler’s Op-Ed in NJ Spotlight makes the case for federal energy efficiency programs, arguing that if Congress cuts funds “we’d be the ones stuck with the higher bills.”

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Energy Technology Savings (Livingston, NJ): Smart Building Solutions

ROI New Jersey | January 19, 2018 — Business magazine ROI recently featured Energy Technology Savings for the firm’s turnkey smart building solutions that enable property managers to implement real-time energy management strategies.

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UrbanVolt (Chicago, IL): Efficiency and Solar as a Service

The Irish Times | December 14, 2017 — UrbanVolt recently opened up an office in Chicago, bringing their Light as a Service and Solar as a Service offerings to the region. UrbanVolt upgrades lighting in commercial facilities to energy efficient LED with zero upfront cost.

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MHR Development (Norwalk, CT): School Sisters of Notre Dame Deep Energy Retrofit

MHR Development | 2017 — How did a congregation at the School Sisters of Notre Dame’s Wilton, CT campus cut its energy use in half and improve quality of life? A comprehensive set of building efficiency, lighting, HVAC and solar solutions reduced energy costs and offered more comfortable living conditions on the 38-acre campus.

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3DFS (Pittsboro, NC): Pittsboro company says its technology can stop energy waste and save military lives

The News & Observer | January 8, 2018 — 3DFS’ technology identifies and corrects for inefficiencies in electrical energy flow. Learn how the company helped a data center test site cut its energy use upwards of 20%, and a military microgrid reduce fuel consumption 59.4%.

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AMSEnergy (Columbia, TN): Foresight and COSIA Select First-Ever Winner of Pioneering ARCTIC Innovation Challenge Program

Foresight Clean Tech Accelerator | November 15, 2017 — This company produces a highly efficient heat-pipe exchanger, which won the first-ever ARCTIC Innovation Challenge Program. Read this Q&A with Michael Sams, CEO and founder of AMSEnergy, to learn more about his company and the competition.

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Phononic (Durham, NC): Congressional Staffers Visit Phononic’s Corporate Headquarters

November 2017 — Phononic’s solid-state thermoelectric devices provide state-of-the-art solutions for cooling, refrigeration, and climate control. CEO Tony Atti recently led a group of Congressional staffers on an educational tour of the firm’s corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility organized by the Alliance to Save Energy.

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Pajarito Powder (Albuquerque, NM): Thin-Film Material Makes Hydrogen Fuel Cells More Efficient

KOB4 | July 25th, 2017 — This venture-backed startup manufactures advanced catalyst materials that improve performance and extend the durability of fuel cells. The firm is currently working with auto manufacturers to incorporate its technology into fuel cell vehicles.

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Ocean Renewable Power Company (Portland, ME): In Maine, a Tidal Energy First

Boston Globe | July 25th, 2012 — Five years ago, ORPC celebrated deployment of the first tidal energy project in the U.S. to send energy to a utility grid, located in Maine. Since then, the company has installed two successful river power projects in Alaska’s Kvichak River and partnered with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on a tidal power measurement project and an upcoming wave energy measurement project.

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Comfort Systems USA (Houston, TX): Red Lion Hotels Signs Major Contract for Efficiency Upgrades

July 17, 2017 — Salt Lake International Airport is a major hub for travelers and flight crews, so ensuring reliable, comfortable HVAC in local hotels is key.  Bob Hooper, Vice President of Comfort Systems USA – Intermountain announced that Red Lion Hotels has awarded a major contract to his firm to retrofit over 250 fan coil units and a chiller at a facility serving the airport.

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Lake Erie Energy Development Co. (Cleveland, OH): Offshore Wind Taking Cleveland Back to the Future

Renewable Energy World | July 13, 2017 — LEED Company’s 30 MW offshore wind energy project is set to go online in 2019. When its turbines begin spinning, the project will be the first freshwater offshore wind farm in North America.

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Event Energy Partners (Savannah, GA): Clean Energy Roadshow Showcases Alternative Vehicles

WTOC | June 27, 2017 — Joy Kramer, CEBN member and owner of Event Energy, recently produced the 7th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow in Savannah, Georgia. The event, which took place on June 27, showcased alternative fuel vehicles and electric vehicles for clean energy stakeholders.

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