Procuring Energy at Less Cost in Fluctuating Markets

Jan. 19, 2011
January 2011 Vol. 8, Issue 1

Procuring Energy at Less Cost in Fluctuating Markets

As our economy rebounds, fuel prices will oscillate as the forces of supply and demand jockey for equilibrium. There may be relatively large price spikes and dips during this process. This creates risks or opportunities for facility managers who buy lots of energy.

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Energize Your Energy Purchases
Selecting the right options for your energy purchases is a critical step that can be a far more challenging task than it appears. Richard J. Costello, president of the Acela Energy Group, walks us through solutions for powering up your energy purchasing.
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Energy Savings vs. Energy Waste: Which One Motivates You?
Do you know that people are more motivated to avoid pain than to achieve a reward?
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Triple-Pane Energy Gains
Windows are a weak link for buildings when it comes to heat transfer. As much as 30 percent of a commercial building's energy loss occurs through its windows.
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Kohler Power Systems Expands Lineup of Industrial Gas Generators
A new line of EPA-certified 180- to 400-kW KOHLER natural gas- and propane-fueled industrial generators eliminate the need for end-users to arrange for expensive, on-site EPA verification testing.
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LED Recessed Downlight Receives Energy Star Approval
Nora Lighting's 5.5-inch aperture 14-watt LED downlight recently received Energy Star approval. Models NTR-6LED30 and NTR-6LED42 provide 635 lumens at 3000K and 710 lumens at 4200K and integrate the warm white color of incandescent lamps with longer-lasting, high-output LED technology.
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Legrand/Wiremold Offers More Systems for Intelligent Energy Management
Legrand/Wiremold has added to its roster of wire and cable management systems that combine power delivery with intelligent energy management and control.
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National Vending Trespa Meteon® Gives a Fresh Look to the Dated Tyson Discovery Center R2 VARYX Continuous Hinge for Door Repair
Three Dimensions of Energy Opportunities That Can Boost Profits and Asset Value

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