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Energy Efficiency is the Lowest Cost Electricity Resource in US

December 08, 2017

Energy efficiency is now the 3rd largest electricity resource in the US and also the lowest cost way to meet customer's needs. The graph below, with data from the American Council for an...

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Eliminating Energy Use in Existing Buildings is Possible and Plausible

December 01, 2017

Many commercial building owners are looking for ways to save energy and money at their buildings through energy efficiency projects. Another big driver of energy efficiency projects is curbing...

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Commercial Energy Management Saves Energy, Money, and the Environment

November 21, 2017

Inefficiencies in the U.S. commercial building stock are having a grave environmental impact because many buildings are using outdated technologies that consume far too much energy.   The EPA and...

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Market for Energy Service Companies Expected to Double by 2026

November 15, 2017

A new report by Navigant Research entitled ESCO Market Overview was recently released.  According to Navigant's report the market for Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) in North America, Western Europe...

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Tips for Improving Energy Efficiency as the Temperature Drops

November 09, 2017

As the weather cools off this time of year, many buildings and houses begin to use more energy.  Here are some tips to save energy, which will in turn save money. 

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A New Economic Driver in Lighting Retrofits Emerges

November 01, 2017

The economics of lighting upgrades have long been tied only to energy savings, but this is a short-term view of a long-term investment.

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simuwatt Developer Kellee Martins Attends Chrome Development Summit

October 27, 2017

simuwatt developer Kellee Martins recently attended the Google Chrome Development Summit.  While there Kellee was able to connect with Chrome engineers and other leading developers like herself.  The...

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Energy Star Day 2017

October 24, 2017

Energy Star Day 2017 falls on October 24th, 2017 and is a day to recognize our collective energy efficiency accomplishments.  Energy Star asks that we join with millions of others to reduce energy...

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simuwatt Provides Investment Decisions to a Small Building Owner

October 18, 2017

Small building owners, who represent over 90% of commercial building holders, have an opportunity to leverage energy efficient retrofits that reduce energy expenses by 30-45%. These reductions to...

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Energy Efficiency Projects Have a Performance Gap Problem

October 11, 2017

A new study spearheaded by the University of Chicago utilized machine learning to analyze the effectiveness of energy efficiency upgrades in all California K-12 schools.  Here are 5 key findings...

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