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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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SmartWatt’s CIO Tracy Nolan To Teach Technology Leadership Course at Columbia Business School

SmartWatt’s Vice President of Information Systems, Tracy Nolan, will teach technology leadership to up and coming executives about how to realize their success during a course offered through the Columbia Business School. The course, “Future Success In The Hotseat” is part of a three day summit for promising executives at the Columbia Technology Leadership Institute, …

Ben Stewart

Apr 19, 2017

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Indiana Guaranteed Energy Savings Contracts Help Municipals Improve Infrastructure

Small municipalities in Indiana, battling aging buildings and empty coffers, can benefit from a little known legislation — Indiana Guaranteed Energy Savings Contracts — to help upgrade their infrastructures without the need for capital.  Indiana Guaranteed Energy Savings Contracts are known as an energy performance contract in other states. The official legislation is Indiana Code …

Ben Stewart

Apr 14, 2017

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What is Retrocommissioning and How Can it Help Optimize Your Infrastructures?

More and more cash strapped government, education, industrial and commercial entities are using retro-commissioning to optimize their facility’s infrastructures and energy systems to capture the “low hanging fruit” when it comes to energy efficiency opportunities. Retrocommissioning is the process of identifying improvements to a facility’s existing equipment and systems, so they are integrated and operate more …

Ben Stewart

Apr 13, 2017

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