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OpTerra Energy Group Acquires Bluestone Energy Services

Third acquisition broadens geographic and market coverage DENVER & NORWELL, Mass.–March 17, 2011(BUSINESS WIRE)–OpTerra Energy Group (OpTerra), a rapidly expanding energy service company, has acquired Bluestone Energy Services (Bluestone), an established leader in energy conservation engineering and project development services for commercial and institutional customers in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts, Bluestone designs and implements comprehensive, turnkey energy efficiency solutions for a […]

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Bluestone Energy’s retrofit for Boston’s Colonnade Hotel featured in Engineered Systems

Bluestone Energy Services’ recent retrofit of the Colonnade Hotel in Boston was featured in an article titled “Welcome to Boston!” in Engineered Systems. Smaller in size but big on style and service, the Colonnade looked to compete with bigger brands by cutting costs behind the scenes. Bluestone’s turnkey retrofit of existing systems had a chiller overhaul lead the list of improvements, which included lighting and controls retrofits, and allowing rooms to recirculate air when unoccupied. […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy interviewed for article on IPv6 for The Economist

Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy was interviewed for a recent article on IPv6 for The Economist. From the article: Two raised to the 128th power is an enormous number: roughly 340 billion billion billion billion—or, as Martin Levy of Hurricane Electric likes to say, “more than four quadrillion addresses for every star in the observable universe”. That will come in handy when the “internet of things” becomes a reality. Already, some 2 billion people have access […]

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Bluestone Energy Inaugurates Fourth Office in Less than One Year and Continues National Expansion of Energy Conservation Practice with the Opening of Minnesota Office

Appoints Doug Jaeger as national sales and marketing director INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. & NORWELL, Mass.–February 9, 2011(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bluestone Energy Services, LTD., a leading provider of energy-conservation engineering services for industrial and commercial clients, announced today the opening of a new office in Minnesota. Expanding the resources Bluestone has devoted to the region over the last six months, the new office will help meet the region’s demand for energy conservation initiatives and lucrative utility incentives […]

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Future Facilities North America General Manager Sherman Ikemoto to Discuss Server-Level Monitoring at the Green Data Centers Conference in San Diego

Ikemoto will join Nishi Ahuja of Intel for a discussion of optimized airflow methods SAN DIEGO–February 1, 2011(BUSINESS WIRE)–Future Facilities North America, a leading provider of data center infrastructure simulation software, today announced that its North America General Manager, Sherman Ikemoto, will discuss how data center managers can increase efficiency by raising ambient temperatures and utilizing optimized data center airflow methods at the Green Data Centers Conference at the Sheraton La Jolla hotel February 1-3, […]

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Bluestone Energy’s Gabriel Andreson writes article for EDC Magazine about how to evaluate LED Technologies

Bluestone Energy’s Director of Lighting Gabriel Andreson recently wrote an article for EDC Magazine titled “Evaluating LED Technology”, in which he reviews the ways facility managers and other buyers of LED technologies should evaluate the offerings in the marketplace. From the article: n order to better evaluate LED technology, there are a few key concepts that must be understood: Luminous Efficacy – This is defined as the number of lumens generated per watt of electricity […]

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Bluestone Energy featured in CFO Magazine article on recent retrofit work

Bluestone Energy featured in CFO Magazine article on recent retrofit work

Bluestone Energy was recently featured in an article titled “Energy Upgrades Bring Cool Savings”. From the article:   Some companies may be unaware of the opportunity. Hallahan says United Electric Controls was only vaguely aware of the NStar program until Bluestone approached the company with an upgrade proposal. “You may have heard about such rebates in general, but not what they are specifically, how to get them, or how much money you can get,” he […]

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Hurricane Electric featured in CFO Magazine Article about IPv6 transition

Hurricane Electric featured in CFO Magazine Article about IPv6 transition

Hurricane Electric was recently featured in an article in CFO Magazine about the upcoming IPv6 transition. From the article: Unfortunately, a computer with an IPv6 connection will not be able to communicate directly with an IPv4 Website. ISPs are likely to provide gateways allowing such access, but a connection through a gateway probably won’t perform nearly as well as users have come to expect, says John Curran, CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers […]

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