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Energy Secretary: 2013 a “Banner Year” for Solar

At a luncheon at the U.S. Press Club in Washington, D.C., this week U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said the country has more than doubled the amount of wind and solar electricity over the last five years and “we see a doubling of that again in the next five years.” In the prior week, Moniz was on hand in California for the opening of the Ivanpah Solar Energy System in California. “It is the world’s largest solar concentrating power system. It received a … Continue reading

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Research Proves a Two-Decade Payback for Triple-Pane Windows

It takes two decades or more for triple-pane windows to pay off financially based on utility-bill savings, according to a report by energy efficiency experts at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. These findings were presented earlier in December at by PNNL research engineer Sarah Widder at the Buildings XII Conference in Clearwater Beach, Fla. The meeting was sponsored by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). The report by Widder and senior staff engineer Graham Parker is based on … Continue reading

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All Weather Windows Named Energy Star® Fenestration Products Manufacturer of the Year

All Weather Windows has been named 2013 Energy Star Manufacturer of the Year in the Fenestration Products category. This is the third time in four years that All Weather Windows has been awarded this honor. The Energy Star Market Transformation Awards winners were recently announced by the Honorable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources in Ottawa. “All Weather Windows is committed to providing energy efficient products that reduce environmental impact and reduce heating costs for our customers,” says Tracy Nadiger, director of marketing. “We’re … Continue reading

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