Do you know that people are more motivated to avoid pain than to achieve a reward?
For example, if I told you that you will receive $1,000 if you read all of my articles, only a few of you would jump at the chance. But if I told you that you must pay me $1,000 if you do not read all of my articles, most of you would take action and be sure to avoid such a penalty. Note that the penalty is the same as the reward, but psychologically, most people will do more to avoid a penalty than to earn a reward. Perhaps this behavior originates in our childhood? (Don’t worry – I’m not going to go “Freud” on you with this article.) In any case, this aspect of human behavior can be effective in presenting the business case for energy management projects, which represent the opportunity to earn a reward and to avoid a penalty.
AERCO has re-designed its two-million BTU/hour Benchmark 2.0 Low NOx condensing boiler to reduce its footprint (79”H x 28”W x 36”D), electrical consumption (120V) and gas pressure requirements (4”) while maintaining unmatched 20:1 turndown to maximize fuel savings. Engineers and contractors can employ the environmentally-friendly, high-efficiency boiler in a wider variety of hydronic heating applications due to the new design.
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Cree, Inc. announces a new lighting-class LED that offers the performance, color consistency and lumen density to displace conventional light sources, all in the industry's smallest package.
New LEDme™ Quick Connect Fixtures feature versatile, contemporary styles that can be used with WAC's single-circuit low voltage SOLORAIL™ and two-circuit low voltage DUORAIL™ system, as well as Canopy mounts.
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U.S. Energy Group announces USE-Mobile to provide property managers with the ability to control their buildings with their mobile devices, including iPhones, Blackberrys and other smart phones.
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A new white paper from Onset provides guidance on identifying potential sources of ARRA stimulus funding for energy performance monitoring projects. It details new programs from the ARRA, explains the growing importance of Measurement and Verification (M&V) services, and discusses specific ways ESCOs can apply portable data logging technology to document building energy savings. Download the white paper today!
To learn more, visit our Web site: www.onsetcomp.com.
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