October 2015

October is Energy Action Month!

Each year, throughout the month of October, the country celebrates Energy Action Month, an event meant to encourage energy savings through efficiency and conservation. This year, the theme for Energy Action Month is Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade. In South...

Register now for the ASCEM fall conference

The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers will hold a fall conference on Thursday October 29, 2015 at Brookland Baptist Church Banquet and Conference Center in West Columbia. This conference will take the place of the Tri-Association Conference traditionally held each fall. The agenda is...

Fall is here; make sure your home is ready!

Fall is officially here, and as we wait for the temperature to catch up, there are a few things that you can do to make sure your home or business is ready for the cooler weather.

Change your air filters. Clean air filters help your HVAC system run more smoothly and...

Room still available in the fall ACEM class!

The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers, in partnership with the ORS Energy Office, will hold its fall Accredited Commercial Energy Manager (ACEM) course October 13-16 at the South Carolina Department of Public Safety in Blythewood. The ACEM training is designed for energy/facilities...

REGISTER NOW: Upcoming PSCFC Stakeholder Event

The Palmetto State Clean Fuels Coalition, an initiative of the ORS Energy Office, has a number of exciting events coming up over the next several months. We hope that you will be able to join us as we learn more about the exciting work in alternative fuel vehicles being done right here in South...

DOE launches small business voucher pilot program

Each year, small businesses prove themselves to be the backbone of the US economy. They currently provide about two-thirds of all jobs, create almost 65 percent of new jobs, and account for nearly half of the non-farm GDP. Further, these small businesses are generating new products, technologies...