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Energy efficiency conversation with your kids
Oct 4, 2018
Lynn Belken
Recently my oldest (age 6) asked me if we bought bamboo floors for our new house. When I told him yes, he seemed pretty upset. So I asked him why. He was concerned about the pandas. Bamboo is what...
Energy Savings Calculators
Oct 3, 2018
Katy McSurdy
By Ilina Talwar and Katy McSurdy At Nexant, we’re celebrating Energy Efficiency Day 2018 on October 5th! Check out this campaign hashtag, #EEDAY2018 , and on our social media channels: @...
Commercial Building Energy Efficiency
Oct 1, 2018
James Monsen
Ashley Bigler
There’s something we want to yell from the rooftops, though it might sound too good to be true: advanced rooftop controls can save commercial buildings 30% to 60% of their energy consumption (ASHRAE...
Alliance for Energy Efficient Economy India State EE Index
Sep 18, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
As a part of its climate change commitment, India has pledged to reduce its carbon intensity by nearly 33-35% by 2030 from 2005 level. Meeting this target requires India adopt more renewable energy...
renewable energy microgrid planning projects in Myanmar
Aug 22, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
Myanmar, formally known as Burma, recently emerged out of nearly six decades of economic stagnation and isolation and its energy sector is starving for exponential growth. The country is well-endowed...
ienergy software user experience and customer satisfaction for utilities
Aug 19, 2018
Katy McSurdy
Software that helps businesses run more efficiently is often held to high standards for agility, flexibility, usability, and reliability. Meeting those standards is challenging for any company, but...
Aug 7, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
Energy plays a critical role in the global economy. From transportation to communication to entertainment, one can barely think of any goods and services that do not consume energy in some form or...
Jul 24, 2018
Maura McGowan
On May 9th, Build United held their annual Day of Caring in Grottoes, VA. The United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockington County’s Build United Program empowers low-income homeowners to live...
Diversity in the energy industry and utility services
Jul 8, 2018
Andrea Davis
Diversity is an ongoing challenge in many industries, and energy is no different. Greentech Media cited a survey by Ernst & Young that said women represent 16% of board members in the global...
Jun 24, 2018
Jeff Baker
Imagine you’re the CEO of an investor-owned utility. (Go ahead, it’s easy!) Your core business—producing and selling electricity for commercial and residential customers—is likely regulated by a...