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The Benefits of Enterprise-Wide Energy Management

A combination of new state regulations, fluctuating electricity prices, urgent environmental issues, and public pressure have companies all across the U.S. reexamining their energy management and sustainability practices. And for good reason.  Nearly 82% of commercial buildings in the U.S. were built before 2000. As such they simply aren’t as energy efficient as they could …

Sep 03, 2019

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Illinois Local Government Energy Conservation Act: A Tool for Municipalities to Modernize Infrastructures

Small municipalities in Illinois often face the challenge of aging infrastructure, with no budget to make improvements. But there is a tool that they can use  to turn their aging infrastructure woes around, it’s called Energy Performance Contracting in Illinois. With this tool, drafty windows and doors, aging  boilers and other HVAC equipment all can be …

Ben Stewart

March 28, 2017

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Spaces With Controlled Energy Systems Create Optimal Results

People who work or learn in well-lit spaces  — and with the heat or air set at optimal levels — have increased productivity, safety and happiness.   There is a direct correlation between lighting and HVAC levels and the happiness, safety and productivity of the people who use those spaces, energy optimization experts say. A …

Ben Stewart

March 23, 2017

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Six Energy Systems Optimization Measures County Leaders Can Choose To Improve Facilities

Library visitors want brightly lit reading nooks, juries want to hear trial evidence in comfortably temperature controlled courthouses, and jail employees want to feel safe when they are walking through empty corridors. County leaders want to combat aging and failing equipment, drafty doors and windows, dim lights, and rising utility bills. All of those problems …

Ben Stewart

March 22, 2017

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Are Your Energy Systems On Trend?

As homes become smarter — using motion detectors to turn on lights and smart thermostats to automatically adjust heat or air-conditioning depending on the season — people expect their workplace to have similar efficiencies and conveniences so they can work better, experience more comfort and be safer. To meet the users’ demands and achieve financial …

Ben Stewart

March 17, 2017

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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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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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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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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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