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Lessons Learned: Energy Management Solutions for U.S. Colleges & Universities

Since budget shortfalls are the ‘new normal,’ these days, both public and private colleges in the U.S. are having to do more with less. The challenge, of course, is to manage tight budgets without impacting student programs or demoralizing staff. Reducing utility costs through more efficient energy management is an obvious solution—enabling colleges to cut …

Nov 01, 2019

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Building Automation Systems

Building Automation Systems – Putting You in Control

If you’re a business, educational center, medical facility, or government agency looking to cut operational costs through improved energy efficiency and management, there’s one word to keep in mind — control. Building automation systems can operate and monitor a facility’s energy consuming equipment including lighting, HVAC, fire, security, access and other powered systems. An effective energy …

Ben Stewart

February 16, 2017

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Utility

SmartWatt Optimizes Traditional Utility Program Administration

Say you’re a utility looking to initiate a program — maybe an energy efficiency program — aimed at small or medium businesses or multi-family housing and you have a detailed plan to achieve your goals.

Ben Stewart

February 15, 2017

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Bundled Energy Projects

SmartWatt’s South Business Unit generates accolades

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) EnergyRight® Solutions for Business+Industry program team awarded SmartWatt’s South Business Unit with the “Excellence in Performance Middle Tennessee District” Award. The Business Unit also received a certificate of recognition for outstanding performance from Oncor, a utility company in Texas. The award, given out mid-November to the company in the middle Tennessee …

Ben Stewart

January 31, 2017

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Energy Systems Optimization

SmartWatt Defines New Brand With Energy Systems Optimization

SmartWatt is defined by what we do and how well we do it. But what we do has evolved over the years — to keep up with the ever-changing needs of our clients — and now we have a new term for our work: energy systems optimization. SmartWatt defines this term as factoring into account …

Ben Stewart

January 25, 2017

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Utility

National Grid & SmartWatt: United In Serving Small Businesses

Since its founding over three decades ago, National Grid has remained committed to meeting the energy needs of residents and commercial organizations, providing electricity to 3.4 million customers in upstate New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. In 2008 they former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer set a goal to reduce energy consumption state-wide by 15 …

Ben Stewart

January 24, 2017

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Commercial & Industrial

Saint-Gobain: People Centered Solutions with Lighting Controls

Saint-Gobain is an industry leading manufacturer and distributor of sustainable building products and high-performance materials for construction markets. In keeping with its dedication to achieving energy efficiency across its facilities, the company recently teamed up with SmartWatt to complete an energy systems optimization project at its CertainTeed distribution warehouse and manufacturing plant in Williamsport, Maryland. …

Ben Stewart

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Government

Optimizing Public Infrastructure with Guaranteed Energy Savings

Many government organizations are using suboptimal energy systems that haven’t been modernized to keep up with the highest efficiency standards. In fact, the federal government is the largest energy consumer in the country. State and local government entities housed in historic buildings constructed decades, even centuries ago, prove to be similarly energy inefficient. But last …

Ben Stewart

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Education

Coast College District and SmartWatt: Lessons in Building Automation Systems

Whether operating a single red brick school building or a sprawling university campus, education institutions consume a significant amount of energy. Due to a lack of financing, bureaucratic red tape, or a combination of the two, schools are slow to modernize resulting in outdated, inefficient energy and building automation systems that waste money and impede …

Ben Stewart

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