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Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.
On: November 28, 2014
There's one thing you probably don't know about Apple. The information technology conglomerate was ranked 48th on Newsweek's Greenest Companies of America list this year. To put that in perspective, of the six million businesses registered in the United States, only 47 are considered "greener" than Apple. You've got to  more...
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Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.
On: November 14, 2014
To assist our readers who are looking to become experts at managing their facility's energy consumption, we turned to Hines Interests Limited Partnership, which has one particular technique that not only leads to lower energy bills, but also a personalized check in the mail. Located in the heart of Manhattan  more...
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Posted By: Katia Lundy - Dir. Marketing and Communications, Plymouth Rock Energy
On: November 13, 2014
Business leaders have traditionally focused on productivity, competition and the bottom line. But these days, they must also focus on what might now be their biggest cost - energy. And to do that, they need what is known as an energy management policy. Simply put, an energy management policy is  more...
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Posted By: Karen Wirth - WaterSense Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
On: November 11, 2014
Many Americans know about the importance of saving energy and water. But few know about the drops-to-watts connection-that it takes energy to pump, heat, treat, and deliver the water we use every day for showering, bathing, cooking, and cleaning. In fact, homes with electric water heaters spend one-fourth of their  more...
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Posted By: Matthew Cohen - Energy Practice Leader, Direct Recruiters, Inc.
On: November 10, 2014
Matthew Cohen, Energy Management Practice Leader with DRI, interviews Jon Hilberg, President & CEO of KMC Controls, who talks about new technology and talent acquisition in the Building Automation space. KMC Controls helps facilities achieve higher levels of indoor environmental quality and energy efficiency by automating and controlling building systems.  more...
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Posted By: Katia Lundy - Dir. Marketing and Communications, Plymouth Rock Energy
On: November 6, 2014
Don't look now, but your energy bill is going to be about two percent higher than it was last year, according to the Federal Energy Information Administration. The rise is attributed to higher costs of fuels used in energy generation. But maybe it's better that you do look, and closely,  more...
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Posted By: Fiona Jameson
On: October 3, 2014
Owning a business can be an expensive venture and when you're just starting out as a small business bills for electricity, water, the Internet, phone lines etc. can rack up pretty quickly so it's always a smart idea to try and cut costs wherever you can. After all every little  more...
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Posted By: Thomas Yoder - Director, Decision Commerce Group
On: September 26, 2014
Many people value outside-the-box thinking, especially for its ability to see a new pathway forward. If you find yourself lacking in innovation, try implementing a disciplined approach to analyzing the order of things. What was once hidden may now be seen. A house may become a device, and so too  more...
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Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.
On: September 23, 2014
The evolution of the utility industry has been pretty stagnant over the last hundred years or so.  Power plants generate the electricity, it gets sent to your house through a network of wires and transformers, and the utility company sends you a bill every month.  Not much has changed, and  more...
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Posted By: Richard Ware
On: September 19, 2014
For those who have been watching the ongoing climate debate about global warming, the increasingly hot summer months are a poignant reminder of that phenomenon whenever the monthly power bill arrives in the mailbox. As the mercury edges towards the top of the thermostat, the cost of cooling your home  more...
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