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Energy Trust of Oregon Teams With SmartWatt to Help Small Businesses Save on Energy

Small businesses often have dim, inefficient and energy-intensive lighting which results in unsafe areas, low productivity and high utility bills, forcing owners to spend money they would rather invest in their business to stay competitive. Energy Trust of Oregon and SmartWatt are working together to change that through Small Business Energy Savings. Small Business Energy …

Ben Stewart

Apr 28, 2017

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Fontana School District Leaders Use Hot Trend To Cool Their Schools

Fontana Unified School District was worried that their 38,000 students were too uncomfortable to focus and learn. The district’s antiquated roof top units couldn’t keep up with the demand to moderate temperatures throughout their buildings. Fontana Energy Manager Errol Glen and Director of Maintenance and Operations, Bob Copeland, were worried because teachers and administrators were …

Ben Stewart

Apr 25, 2017

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California Senate Energy Committee Tweaks, Approves Prop 39 Deadline Extension

In a 10 to 1 bipartisan vote, California’s Senate Energy & Utilities Committee approved legislation Tuesday to extend Prop 39 funding for energy efficiency projects at public schools throughout the state. SB 518 now heads to the Senate Fiscal Committee and ultimately State Senate and Assembly floor votes. The proposed changes must also be signed …

Ben Stewart

Apr 24, 2017

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Illinois Association of County Leaders (IACO) Spring Conference Provides Resources for Government Leaders to Modernize Infrastructures

Some municipal leaders in the Illinois Association of County Officials (IACO) grapple with finding the right energy systems firm to fix their aging boilers and seal their drafty doors. Other leaders worry about how best to create safe and friendly environments for their community to thrive.   An upcoming conference for companies catering to counties …

Ben Stewart

Apr 20, 2017

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