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Issues With Transformers: Q&A With Our Energy Optimization Experts

 Question: How can I improve the energy efficiency of my facility’s power? Answer: Power issues, which include issues with transformers, demand charge and controls issues can take several forms. An energy audit will typically identify energy inefficiencies in one or several of the following areas: Transformers remain energized when serving no load for extended periods …

Ben Stewart

Oct 29, 2015

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Domestic Hot Water: Q&A With Our Energy Optimization Experts

Question: How can I improve the energy efficiency of my facility’s domestic hot water system? Answer: Domestic hot water system issues, which include problems with leaks and temperature control, can take several forms. An energy audit will typically identify energy inefficiencies in one or several of the following areas: Hot water temperature is excessive System …

Ben Stewart

Oct 22, 2015

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Retrofit Building Envelope: What to Consider When Improving Efficiency

Question: Retrofit building envelope – What should I consider when looking to improve the energy efficiency of my facility? Answer: Building envelope issues, which include problems with the physical separators (e.g., windows, doors, walls, etc.) between the conditioned (e.g., heated and/or cooled) and unconditioned environment of a building, can take several forms. An energy audit will typically …

Ben Stewart

Oct 15, 2015

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Can Energy Efficiency Kits Help Promote Your Programs?

DIY energy efficiency kits, a marketing tool sometimes used to promote utility-based incentive programs, are distributed to customers, often free of charge, to entice them to make simple changes that will help save energy. Typically kits include items like compact fluorescent (CFL) or LED light bulbs, LED nightlights, light switch and power outlet gaskets, hot …

Ben Stewart

Oct 13, 2015

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