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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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Bundled Energy Projects

Six High Impact Energy System Improvements For Cities, Towns & Villages

Aging and failing equipment, drafty doors and windows, dim lights, and rising utility bills often plague cash strapped municipals across the country. All of those problems affect the quality of life, productivity and happiness of the people working and visiting those spaces. Government leaders often turn to energy systems optimization companies, leaders in the energy …

Ben Stewart

March 16, 2017

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Bundled Energy Projects

Four Ways Municipalities Improve Lives With Performance Contracting

Municipalities strapped for cash and burdened with aging infrastructure, occupant discomfort, and unsafe environments for citizens have the option to turn to performance contracting to solve their problems. Performance contracts are budget-neutral as project costs are paid for by the guaranteed energy savings realized from the energy optimization projects. Many states have enabling legislation that …

Ben Stewart

March 15, 2017

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Performance Contracting

What is a Performance Contract?

What is a Performance Contract? A performance contract is a tool that allows public entities from an entire county to a rural town, to partner with an energy systems optimization company to innovate bundled energy projects that achieve modernization of infrastructures, budget reduction, efficiency, and sustainability goals without the need for upfront capital. Performance contracts …

Ben Stewart

March 10, 2017

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Government

Madison County Chooses Energy Systems Optimization Company Over Traditional ESCO

Employees and visitors of Madison County were uncomfortable in the county’s facilities in central New York: rooms were too hot in the summer, and too cold in the winter, and the lights were too dim. On top of being inefficient with disparate temperatures and low light levels, the energy systems were a burden on the …

Ben Stewart

March 9, 2017

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Bundled Energy Projects

INDUSTRY NEWS: SmartWatt Helps Gloversville Earn Clean Energy Community Distinction

SmartWatt, a nationwide energy systems optimization company, recently partnered with the City of Gloversville, NY to implement energy efficiency measures that earned the smart city a Clean Energy Community distinction. The Leader-Herald wrote about the project. Read the full article here.

Ben Stewart

March 8, 2017

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Bundled Energy Projects

INDUSTRY NEWS: SmartWatt Generates Buzz Over Energy Systems Optimization Project in New York

SmartWatt, a nationwide energy systems optimization company, is working with the village of Cazenovia in New York to implement a bundled energy efficiency project that includes a solar energy systems at the water treatment plant and LED street lights. The Eagle News recently reported on the energy-saving initiatives. To read more about the project, click here.

Ben Stewart

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Government

Clean Energy Communities Earn Green Designation and NYSERDA Grant Money

The Clean Energy Communities (CEC) Program offered by NYSERDA encourages municipalities in the state of New York to become sustainable through positive energy choices, and are being rewarded financially for doing so. Local governments can use the NYSERDA program for energy system optimization to implement clean energy actions, save energy costs, and improve facilities for …

Ben Stewart

March 7, 2017

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Education

Still Time to Raise Your Hand for Proposition 39 Funding

K-12 school districts in California have just five months to start the process to improve their facilities and comfort of their students using Proposition 39 funding. To take advantage of the $2.5 billion in Proposition 39 funding, the wheels have to be in motion well before the state’s August 1, 2017 deadline. The measure directs …

Ben Stewart

March 1, 2017

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