Archive for the ‘Energy Management’ Category

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New Digital Ballast Technology Lights Up the UAE

Posted on November 11th, 2013 by

A new Dubai company has introduced lighting systems that save at least 50% in energy use and costs, and with their unveiling have announced their[...]
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Building Tech

Posted on October 29th, 2012 by

Optimize your building with innovative energy-efficient technology Buildings represent a large percentage of all the energy consumed in the United States. That’s why increasing the[...]
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Are We Near the End for Bonds?

Posted on October 18th, 2012 by

The Barclays Aggregate Bond Index has posted twelve consecutive years of positive returns.  We ask: Is this unusual?  What should one expect for the coming decade? It[...]
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Managing the Unmeasurable — Where are My Risks?

Posted on October 16th, 2012 by

Investors for decades have equated risk with volatility. But as we learned in the most recent economic crisis of 2008-09, unseen and external factors can wreak havoc on portfolios.[...]
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5 Steps to a Sustainable and Responsible Investment Program

Posted on October 15th, 2012 by

This may seem counterintuitive, coming from an investment advisory firm, but you can get started in sustainable and responsible investing without our help. With a few steps,[...]
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Nice House, But Is It Legal?

Posted on April 25th, 2012 by

If you designed or built a home that met energy code just a few years ago, that same home will probably not be legal to[...]
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OPOWER’s New Marketplace Entices Homeowners To Become Energy Efficient

Posted on February 18th, 2012 by

Ogi Kavazovic, Vice President of Strategy and Marketing for OPOWER, discusses how OPOWER’s new marketplace will enhance a utility’s customer service.
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Pennsylvania’s Act 129 Impact: Can Utilities Meet The State’s Energy Goals

Posted on February 9th, 2012 by

Kevin R. Evans, Vice President & General Manager of Demand Response Services at Johnson Controls, shares his insights on the state of Pennsylvania’s Act 129[...]
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Lower Energy Use For The Poudre School District; How & Why?

Posted on January 16th, 2012 by

    John Little,  Stu Reeve, and Pete Hall, of the Poudre School District talk about why they are participating in the Better Buildings Challenge.
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Insulation: A Key Factor In Sustainable Schools

Posted on December 13th, 2011 by

Schools are where children – bright, energetic, and ready to learn and grow – first see society at work.  It’s where they learn how to[...]
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Market Disruption Driving Creative Strategies in the Demand-Side Management Space

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by

Wrenching transformation and consolidation is sweeping across the once stable and conservative lighting industry.  New technologies such as LEDs, digital networks and wireless communications are displacing legacy[...]
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Get Your Energy Plan in Order

Posted on November 22nd, 2011 by

Does your business have a comprehensive energy plan?  Now is the right time as New York City introduced laws requiring building owners to do a[...]
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Addressing today’s energy dilemmas in commercial buildings through demand response

Posted on October 26th, 2011 by

A growing number of incentives are heating up demand response (DR) adoption in the commercial building sector. The commercial sector, faced with factors such as[...]
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SMART Start, SMART Finish: Driving Energy Efficiency in New Construction

Posted on October 4th, 2011 by

In my last column for The Daily Energy Report, we looked at the prospects for driving energy efficiency in existing facilities, thereby reducing operational costs,[...]
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AdvantageIQ’s Role As An Energy Cost Reducer

Posted on September 30th, 2011 by

Jeff Heggedahl, CEO of AdvantageIQ, discusses his company’s shift from helping companies pay their energy bills to also becoming a reliable energy saving strategist.
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A Greener World: The Sustainability Decisions of America’s Leading Companies

Posted on September 6th, 2011 by

Imagine you just spent $50 at the store purchasing everyday household necessities and the store clerk inquires whether you would like to donate $1.50 for[...]