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What is a Building Energy Audit? Everything You Need to Know to Implement a Successful Energy Systems Optimization Project

As facilities age, the result is often dim lights, failing mechanical equipment, drafty windows and doors, and poor air quality that cause building occupants to be uncomfortable or less productive. Facility management can either turn to their partnerships with disparate specialty trade contractors as equipment fails or proactively find an energy systems optimization contractor. Energy …

Ben Stewart

Apr 07, 2017

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IAMMA and SCARCE Team Up For Volunteering Event

Members of the Illinois Association of Municipal Management Assistants (IAMMA) are giving back to the community by volunteering at an Earth Day event sponsored by the School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education (SCARCE). The morning of volunteering is April 8 at the SCARCE facility in Glen Ellyn, IL said Melissa DeFeo, assistant …

Ben Stewart

Apr 06, 2017

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Planning A Capital Improvement Project? Be Smart. Be Strategic.

Industrial businesses with massive manufacturing and distribution centers sprinkled throughout the country need to improve operational efficiencies and staff productivity to remain competitive. Optimizing a building’s infrastructure with industrial energy solutions can often accomplish both.. To be smart about the process — and get the most bang for their buck — businesses need to partner …

Ben Stewart

Mar 29, 2017

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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

Mar 28, 2017

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