Got hot water? Water is something that many people take for granted. Just stop and consider though, how would your day go if you always started it with a cold shower instead of a nice soothing warm shower? You’d probably appreciate that warmth a lot more if it wasn’t such a common part of your […]
Energy Saving Tips The basic costs of living continue to go up in 2013. The increase in gas prices, electricity, and even water shows that utilities are often one of those expenses that you have to realize will likely continue to go up. The following are some tips on how to lower utility bills: Pay […]
Demand Controller Pump You might take for granted the way that your plumbing system works, but it would be wise to take a closer look if you’d like to be on the cutting edge of efficiency and conservation. There are several options to move hot water in your plumbing system. Smart controls that you’ll find […]
There are many ways to save money on utilities, but few methods compare to the savings you’ll get from upgrading your circulation water pump. Think about the lifeblood of your building, electricity and water, they both flow in and out of your building every day, they are absolute necessities, and they are working nearly around […]
We live in an on-demand world. Your hot water pump should be no exception. Let’s go through a little background on water pumps first to give you an idea how an on demand water pump differs from a conventional hot water pump. A conventional hot water pump typically circulates water continually, in an effort to […]
There are two big problems with owning or operating a large multi-unit building: 1. Large groups of people will always come with unexpected managerial problems 2. It is difficult to gauge the expenses that come with these unexpected problems One of the hidden expenses that you probably haven’t considered is the expense that comes from your […]
Demand controlled water pump Energy efficiency has become more and more important in today’s world. As the cost of gas and electricity continues to rise, businesses and individuals are looking to find cost savings wherever they can. Some of the most popular ways to be more energy efficient are to use energy efficient light […]
Some things in life require waiting: checkout lines at the grocery store, red lights, the line to the bathroom, and slow wifi connections. Hot water shouldn’t be one of those things that you have to wait for. Did you know that a recirculating water pump allows you to get your hot water up to 80% […]
Learn about the new mandatory and prescriptive requirements for hot water systems for the 2013 Title 24 efficiency standards, set to go in effect on January 1, 2014. This manual will serve as the guide for designing hot water systems to the minimum California energy requirements and applies to the following building segments: Residential, multifamily, […]
May 7, 2013- Enovative Group, Inc. has won the inaugural E-Challenge created by DTE Energy and The Engineering Society of Detroit. This competition recognizes and supports scientific excellence and technology innovation in search of energy efficient improvements for commercial and industrial DTE customers. The E-Challenge Award recognizes innovators with an outstanding energy efficiency product which […]
Enovative has been awarded funding from the California Energy Commission to conduct research on hot water distribution in multifamily and commercial central domestic hot water systems. The title of the project is “Energy Research on Improving the Balancing and Mixing of Domestic Hot Water” and will work to help improve system efficiency and recommend best […]
BuildingEnergy 13 Conference and Trade Show is organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) and will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA from March 5-7. Sign up now and receive $50 off of the conference pass or free trade show passes by using our promo codes. To register for […]
EPA’s Watersense program just released a guide for hot water distribution. This is part of their specification for becoming a Watersense labelled home, which is also applicable to multifamily buildings. Here is what they have to say: “This guide is designed to help builders better understand and meet the hot water delivery system criteria as […]
Enovative has a session at the 2012 ACEEE Summer Study about Hot Water Distribution. The summer study will be held at the Asilomar Conference Center from August 12th to August 17th. Please join us to discuss more about the water and energy relationship and areas that might be improved. If you are attending the conference […]
The California Energy Commission has passed final approval for the update to Title 24 Energy Efficiency Building Codes. This presentation shows some of the new updates. http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/2013standards/rulemaking/documents/2012-05-31_2013_standards_adoption_hearing_presentation.pdf Under Hot Water, page 15, it shows “Demand Controlled Recirculation” as a prescriptive baseline. This code will go into effect on January 1st, 2014. Architects, Engineers, Certified Energy […]
1.20.2011 – Derek Zobrist, CEO of Enovative, is awarded Entrepreneur Magazine’s Emerging Entrepreneur of 2010. Click here to read more.
9.10.2010 – Voting ends for Entrepreneur Magazine’s Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award. If you haven’t already please vote now. Vote Here
6.29.2010 – President Zobrist speaks at the LA City Chamber of Commerce for the Cleantech LA Investor Series.
6.25.2010 – EGI’s president, Derek Zobrist, announced 1 of 10 semifinalists in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Emerging Entrepreneur of 2010 selection.
6.23.2010 – EGI speaks as a alumnus of the City of Anaheim’s AC-NET Cleantech competition on the growth of EGI since it was awarded in the 2009 competition.
6.15.2010 – EGI is announced semifinalist in the 2010 California Cleantech Open.
9.30.2009 – EGI is one of thirty-five green companies invited to exhibit their technology in front of the California State Governor, Arnold Shwarzenegger at the Governor’s Global Climate Summit in Los Angeles. Among the attendees: former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair; Nobel Laureate and Chair of the IPCC, Rajendra K. Pachauri; Actor, Harrison Ford; as well as governors from the US and around the world.
9.17.2009 – EGI is nominated by the Alliance to Save Energy for the 2009 Star of Energy Efficiency Award.
8.31.2009 – EGI concludes On-Demand Efficiency Program deliverables for the Southern California Gas Company and Benningfield Group.
6.7.2009 – President Derek Zobrist is invited to speak about the energy monitoring results from the On-Demand Efficiency Program at the American Consortium for an Energy-Efficient Economy 2009 Hot Water Forum–savings averaged 1500 therms per building tested.
5.7.2009 – EGI presents The Enovative Demand Controller© at Utility Energy Forum 2009.
4.19.2009 – EGI wins 2nd place at AC-NET Competition (Anaheim Cleantech Competition) and is presented with a cash prize by the Mayor of Anaheim at a city council meeting.
11.18.2008 – EGI exhibits in Boston at the USGBC Green Building Expo, the largest green trade show in the country.
11.6.2008 – Enovative announced as finalist in the 2008 California Cleantech Open.