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Food Producers Gain a Competitive Advantage with Efficiency-as-a-Service

Food producers have (dare we say it) a lot on their plate these days.  They’re having to deal with everything from economic and competitive pressures and availability of resources, to an aging workforce, and ever-rising operating costs. To stay competitive, food producers must stay on top of rapidly-changing consumer attitudes and market trends, technological advances, …

Lee Goddard

Dec 04, 2018

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Education

Optimal Learning Environments Are Fanned With A Comfort Range

Public school districts across America lack robust budgets and are plagued with student performance pressures and stressed teachers. Add in trying to teach in classrooms that are too hot or cold and that equals unfocused students. Some states, like New York, recently passed legislation that requires schools to have air-conditioning, said Michael Deru, an engineering …

Ben Stewart

June 29, 2017

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Energy Systems Optimization

California Special Districts Association To Hold Annual Leadership Summit

The California Special Districts Association (CSDA) is holding its 6th annual leadership conference for special district general managers and management staff in Newport Beach, California from June 25-27. The CSDA Leadership Summit is an opportunity to network and for managers and emerging leaders of special districts to stay current on governance best practices, state laws, …

Ben Stewart

June 26, 2017

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Energy Systems Optimization

SmartWatt’s President and CEO Chris Covell Named To High Tech Advisory Council

The Next Wave Center is coming to Saratoga County New York and SmartWatt’s founder Chris Covell was recently named a member of the Next Wave Advisory Council that is overseeing its launch. The Next Wave Center is the creation of the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership, the county’s economic development arm, and will bring more technology-based …

Ben Stewart

June 22, 2017

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Education

School Superintendents of Alabama Holding Annual Summer Conference

The School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA) is holding its annual summer conference this week at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama. SSA, the professional association for school superintendents, aims to give superintendents networking and collaboration opportunities, sound public policy development and advocacy and professional learning resources. Hundreds of educators and the vendors who …

Ben Stewart

June 21, 2017

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Bundled Energy Projects

Gloversville Looks to Optimize Community Spaces Utilizing An Energy Performance Contract

The City of Gloversville, New York recently approved the installation of an energy systems optimization project that includes energy efficiency upgrades and improvements to infrastructure systems that deliver better comfort, fresh air, safety, and quality of life. The project is utilizing New York Article 9, also known as energy performance contract, that allows the energy …

Ben Stewart

June 15, 2017

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Bundled Energy Projects

Municipals in New York Rely On Energy Saving Performance Contracts to Improve the Infrastructure that Impacts People Most

Cities, towns and counties in New York faced with end of life equipment and aging buildings can upgrade the infrastructure that delivers comfort, fresh air, safety, and quality of life to employees and taxpayers despite having no capital do so. It doesn’t even take a miracle, just a little known piece of legislation called an …

Ben Stewart

June 12, 2017

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Energy Systems Optimization

SouthEastern Meat Association To Hold Annual Conference This Week

Members of SouthEastern Meat Association will hold its annual conference next week in Daytona Beach, Florida. The SouthEastern Meat Association (SEMA) is an organization of people or businesses who are in the meat processing industry. The group provides networking, partnership, and educational opportunities to it members said SEMA Executive Director Cheryl Hudson. “We have over …

Ben Stewart

June 7, 2017

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Bundled Energy Projects

Park Districts in Illinois Now Can Improve Their Facilities Without Spending A Cent

Nearly 350 park districts, sprinkled in towns and cities across Illinois, are comprised of thousands of acres and hundreds of buildings, all bustling daily with children, sports leagues, games and activities. These park districts are the true heart of their communities. But not all are running smoothly. Some baseball fields don’t have lights, or if …

Ben Stewart

June 5, 2017

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