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SystemVision Program Wins ACEEE Award for Innovation

By Jonathan Susser | April 6, 2018

Advanced Energy’s SystemVision program was recently awarded the Health and Energy Linked Programs (HELP) Award for Innovation from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The HELP Award is given to programs that use innovative practices and program designs[…]

Why is Peak Demand a Concern for Utilities?

By Jonathan Susser | March 13, 2018

The inputs and demands on the power grid are changing. Across the country, the rise of alternative energy sources, such as solar and wind, and more energy efficient components is impacting how people receive and use electricity and how electric[…]

Alex Glenn Leads PechaKucha Session at EEBA Summit

By Jonathan Susser | February 12, 2018

Last October, Alex Glenn, building science trainer and consultant, attended the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. Alex hosted and moderated a session that featured five recent winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Housing Innovation[…]

HVAC Contractor ENERGY STAR Credentialing Program

By Jonathan Susser | August 14, 2017

Advanced Energy is one of just two organizations nationwide that can credential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors to perform installations in the ENERGY STAR® Certified New Homes program. With HVAC systems being so important for a home’s comfort[…]

The Innovative HVAC System with No Ducts

By Lindsay Brecheisen | July 31, 2017

Ductless heat pumps, also known as mini-splits or variable refrigerant flow (VRF) HVAC systems, are highly efficient all-electric heating and cooling systems that have become increasingly widespread in homes across the U.S. Ductless heat pumps were developed over 30 years[…]