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1/14/2019
You may not be aware that air leaks exist in almost every building and are typically overlooked, but a well-insulated building can increase comfort for your employees and customers and save on energy. Small cracks around windows, doors and other openings seem small, but they waste energy, invite insects, pollens and other allergens inside, and increase your utility bills more than you might have imagined.
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In addition to the daily management and operational tasks within your building, finding time to develop energy efficiency goals and design an action plan may seem overwhelming. However, ENERGY STAR has created a detailed checklist that simplifies your energy efficient upgrade plan for your building.

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Fans inside Computer Room Air Conditioning Units (CRAC) and Computer Room Air Handlers (CRAH) are the second biggest consumers of electricity in a data center behind cooling compressors. Since server loads and cooling demands fluctuate, fans with variable speed drives can save energy at times when server loads are low and require less cooling. 

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Did you know that over 7,976 non-refrigerated warehouses currently use ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to benchmark their energy and water consumption? To help increase the accuracy of benchmarking efforts, the Environmental Protection Agency has created Data Trends, a series that examines benchmarking trends in the Portfolio Manager.

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If you’re at the beginning of your organization’s energy efficiency journey, the ENERGY STAR® Building Upgrade Manual is a practical, comprehensive guide to energy efficiency upgrades that can reduce your building’s energy use by 35 percent or more.

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The average commercial building wastes 30 percent of the energy it consumes. If you haven’t done anything yet to tackle your energy costs, you’ll likely find many opportunities to help your building operate at peak efficiency with the ENERGY STAR® Best Practices Checklist for Energy Performance. With this tool, building managers can evaluate options to improve energy performance among four categories.

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