How utilities can adapt when big-box retailers go solar

August 16, 2013 by  
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As more companies install solar panels on their buildings, expect to see some big changes in utility business models.

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Policy and incentives drive energy efficiency retrofits

December 4, 2012 by  
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Programs and policies rewarding the most efficient buildlngs can also have the effect of educating companies on their buildings' effects on the environment as well. 

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The Not-So-Hidden Benefits of Submetering Buildings

October 25, 2011 by  
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As more and more companies realize significant energy savings from submetering their buildings, it’s worth look at how the technology can spur simple, no-cost changes that tie into your energy and facility management tools.

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Best Practices for Smart Grid Consumer Engagement

October 24, 2011 by  
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A sample of smart grid activity to identify key themes and best practices for customer engagement.

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Quote of the Day: "I’m Beginning to Really Hate Eco-Bling"

September 15, 2011 by  
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Image credit Andrew Hill Carl Seville, the Green Curmudgeon, scores again with his comments about what I call green gizmo design and he calls eco-bling, describing his “frustration with people’s attachment to putting cool “stuff” on their buildings before making sure that those buildings actually operate well.” … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Green IT Initiatives Move Up the Corporate Agenda

April 19, 2011 by  
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Green IT initiatives have tended to be middle-range priorities for companies, but that’s changing, especially with IT’s growing role in helping businesses manage energy use in their buildings and facilities, according to a recent survey of executives in the U.S., U.K. and Germany.

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Water Wisdom for Real Estate and the Built Environment

September 22, 2010 by  
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When access to water seems cheap and easy, why should companies cut or closely monitor consumption in their buildings? Confronting misconceptions about water availability and offering conservation solutions were the key subjects of a recent presentation by the Artemis Project in San Francisco.  

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Climate Corps 2010: Understanding the Value of Building ‘Tune-Ups’

July 29, 2010 by  
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Just as engine tune-ups help cars run more efficiently, retrocommissioning helps property owners tune up the energy efficiency of their buildings so they perform as designed — or better. The process is considered the most cost-effective strategy for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions

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