Energy budgeting, forecasting and planning: Best practices webinar

Mar 8

Your energy budget: Forecasting and planning best practices What is the best way to plan your energy budget? When we’re asked that question, we are reminded of the quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln: “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” ― Abraham Lincoln Most customers […]

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Energy data and historical info: Why it is essential for accurate energy cost management

Feb 28

Historical energy data: access Every sound analysis of energy usage and cost begins with the harrowing and hair raising experience of accessing historical energy data for gas and electricity. Getting historical usage and cost data from utilities in an efficient way is extremely difficult. Ask anyone on the front lines of this activity, whether they […]

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The Cost-Benefit of Energy Information

Feb 18

The Cost-Benefit of Energy Information Building owners and energy managers often ask us about the cost-benefit of energy information and quality energy analytics. We have our own client experience from which to draw. Also, we have summarized information from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). In addition, we have reviewed information from a study conducted by global […]

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Energy cost management: What cold weather can tell you about your building operation

Feb 6

Energy cost management: What cold weather can tell you about your building operation Guest post by Tom Leach, Scientific Air Your lobby should be warm even if it is 10 degrees outside. Your tenants and guests expect comfort under the most extreme circumstances. You should too. You know how good your health is after you […]

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The Energy cost model: how does it help businesses plan, manage energy?

Feb 2

Access to your own energy cost model makes a huge difference to businesses today. With this information, you can more accurately plan and manage your budgets and costs. Without it, you’re flying blind. You need access to a forecast of supply and delivery costs to plan and manage your business. Don’t settle for less. In this post, we […]

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NY Energy Policy Update & Its Impact on Commercial & Industrial Customers

Jan 25

“Hey MWh, what does Cuomo’s State of the State Energy Policy speech mean to me?” – signed, a NY-based commercial building owner. Good question! How will recent policy announcements impact commercial and industrial customers? What is happening in energy policy? First of all, Cuomo started the year with a whole series of commitments on energy […]

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Index energy markets: Volatility & what it means to you

Jan 17

At the end of last week, we gave you an idea of the impact of recent price volatility on forward prices in our article titled “Volatility Returns to Energy Markets: How will it impact you?” We promised to let you know how index energy markets, or day-ahead markets, had responded to the cold weather and increased market volatility. […]

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Volatility returns to energy markets: How will it impact you?

Jan 12

Volatility has returned to energy markets for the first time in 3 or 4 years. We are only 12 days into the New Year, but it has already been a bumpy ride for energy markets. The cold weather that has periodically hit the country since the end of December sent power and gas markets into […]

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The State of Corporate Sustainability: The Green Solution

Dec 15

The State of Corporate Sustainability:  The Green Solution Post written by Michael Fanelli Common headlines such as “Tesla’s Master Sustainability Plan Goes Well Beyond Cars,” “Why PepsiCo is a Global Leader in Water Stewardship and Sustainable Agriculture,” and “The World’s Most Sustainable Companies 2016” paint the picture that top companies spearhead the corporate sustainability movement. […]

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Growth mindset for energy

Dec 7

For those of you who have yet read her book, go find Mindset, by Carol Dweck. Take it out of your local library, get it on your e-reader, buy it from your bookstore. It is a fantastic book and has particular relevance, we believe, for those of us who have been in the energy industry for decades. What […]

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