Energy Management

Many of us who work with commercial and industrial facilities are familiar with utility programs that pay cash incentives to encourage energy efficiency projects. The more energy you save from an eligible retrofit, the more cash incentive the utility will pay you—usually with a cap...

SkySpark collects and stores data from any number of sources and provides an open analytics platform that can be programmed to automatically make sense of the data and provide insights on a building or a portfolio of buildings. This open platform can be customized to a...

You can evaluate energy performance and target energy saving projects using graphics like in the case of one of our portfolio clients where we evaluated lighting control system performance looking at lighting power density (LPD) and energy use intensity (EUI). Data visualization is one of...

We use regression analysis frequently in our energy engineering analysis, but results can be less than ideal for many cases. Now with big data and the current technology of faster computing, we can use a comprehensive understanding of statistics, hypothesis testing, and principles of inference...

Yesterday I attended one California’s (CA) most important annual events – the CEDMC fall conference. After a truly inspiring opening discussion by State Senator Henry Stern (look for him to follow Gavin to the CA governor’s office according to those in the know) we dug...

I try to avoid posts that proclaim how the world would be a better place if only… blah, blah, blah (fill in your favorite panacea here). But I’m going to indulge here only because I see our industry trying to adapt to disruptive trends, yet...

Last week I got to attend one of my favorite conferences – the Energy and Store Development conference hosted by the Food Marketing Institute. I love it because it’s a great crowd of people, most of them energy geeks like myself, who’re fascinated by trying...

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