4 Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Energy Audit

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Conducting your own energy audit can be a time-consuming process. You spend a great deal of time planning the audit, gathering all your data, and then analyzing that information and coming up with your plan. To give yourself the best chance at a high-quality, low-stress energy audit, here are 4…

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The Full Story with Lithium-Ion

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Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) based batteries have garnered a lot of attention in recent years for being a capable, lightweight, and relatively cheap means of storing electricity.  However, as the old saying goes, Lithium doesn’t grow on trees. What is Lithium? Lithium is an alkali metal, which (if you remember chemistry class)…

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5 Ways Technology Has Made Energy Audits Easier

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Energy auditing used to be a cumbersome, time-consuming process. Conducting an energy audit meant hours spent collecting, organizing, and analyzing data even for small buildings. Thanks to advances in energy auditing software, the auditing process has become faster, easier, and more accurate, giving you better results the first time. Here…

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Looking for Funding for Your Retrofit Project? Try These Resources

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Undertaking energy efficiency and sustainability projects for your commercial building can seem cost-prohibitive. You have to spend time and money determining which projects will make the biggest impact, choose someone to complete your retrofit, and then fund the actual project. If your annual capital improvements budget is tight as it…

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Understanding the Difference Between ASHRAE Level 1, 2, & 3 Energy Audits

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Auditing your building’s energy usage is the first step to building a solid plan for improving energy efficiency. Without an energy audit, you may be spending money on projects you think are improving your building’s energy efficiency but that, in reality, aren’t really moving the needle that much. The American…

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4 Benefits of an Efficient Energy Audit for the Hospitality Industry

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In the hospitality industry, a massive amount of energy is expended each day. From all the lights and televisions in every individual room to the laundry facilities to clean towels and bedsheets, those thousands upon thousands of kilowatt hours add up. To keep your hotel profitable and environmentally responsible, you…

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