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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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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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Prop 39

Best Ways for California Schools to Retrofit Lighting

Identifying long-term strategies and the right technology to achieve maximum energy savings from lighting upgrades is no easy task. Especially for CA K-12 schools and community colleges struggling with energy expenses that rival the cost of books and supplies, and those schools hoping to maximize Proposition 39 funds, discerning selection is hugely important. To serve …

Ben Stewart

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Performance Contracting

Energy Performance Contract – Energy Optimization with No Out-of-Pocket Costs

Energy Performance Contract Means Guaranteed Cost Savings With a SmartWatt Energy Performance Contract, clients can update facilities and reduce energy costs without the need for capital expenditures or political red tape. An energy performance contract pays for itself through energy savings guaranteed by SmartWatt – and we make it easy and no risk with our unique …

Ben Stewart

January 16, 2017

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Solar PV

Advantages of Solar Energy – SmartWatt’s Top 7 Benefits

Solar energy is widely accepted as an excellent source of energy, but it more than that. Solar energy offers a range of benefits—multidimensional, undeniable, and paradigm-shifting. Listed below are a few things that we feel make the list of being an advantage of solar energy. Financial Savings The first advantage of solar energy is financial …

Ben Stewart

January 15, 2017

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