What is 'Building Energy Drift' and How Much Does it Cost Your Business?
If you own a car, you know that ignoring routine maintenance could put both your car and your safety at serious risk—brakes would stop working, tires would fall apart, or the car would simply stop running. Any of these problems would be significantly more expensive to fix retroactively than what it would cost to perform routine maintenance. Even failing to provide routine tune-ups and oil changes would bring down gas mileage and end up costing you more money.
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Last year, renewable energy sources represented more than half the new power capacity around the world . While this is an important step toward achieving a clean energy future, successfully integrating this large amount of renewable generation into the current U.S. transmission system – in a safe and reliable manner – is currently a monumental challenge. The intermittent nature of both wind and solar challenges our ability to fully depend on these resources. As we see in Figure 1, not only is wind energy variable, but it can also defy forecasting – even “hour-ahead” forecasting.
These 5 Houseplants Are Like "Living, Breathing Antidepressants"
From herbs to flowers, these five plants can ease feelings of stress and anxiety while promoting inner peace.
Getting Into Cashless Vending: A Guide No Matter Your Size
In the world of vending, “cashless” is trending. According to Automatic Merchandiser’s latest State of the Vending Industry report, the number of vending machines in the U.S. that accept credit and debit cards has reached 15 percent, and that number...
Columbia Police Host National Night Out Kickoff Event
The National Night Out events, held on the first Tuesday in August, focus on safety and crime, drug and violence prevention.
ATA president: Trump gives trucking an opportunity to do ‘amazing things’
At the Omnitracs Outlook user conference on Feb. 27, Chris Spear, president of the American Trucking Associations, described President Trump as “pretty much a freelancer” with an agenda that is goo…
Meet 'Mr. Handsome,' the Internet's Favorite Overweight Cat
A Facebook picture posted by the shelter gave the 31 pound cat his moment of glory.
Zimbabwe: Council Razes Vendors' Merchandise
NORTON Town Council police have burnt down clothes and market malls at Katanga flea market, destroying property worth more than $100,000 belonging to local vendors.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Leander Public Library will be closed Saturday for 'Drag Queen Story Hour'
Open Cathedral Church has rented a room in the Leander Public Library for the event to carry on after it was canceled.