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Q4 2019 Energy Efficiency Policy Updates

12.16.19 05:58 PM By Denise - Comment(s)
Q4 2019 Energy Efficiency Policy Updates
Lori Porreca joins members of the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEAA) supporting the spirit of ACT 129 for SB232 and HB193.

LED Retrofit: 5 Common Questions for Sports Facilities  

11.04.19 08:15 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
LED Retrofit: 5 Common Questions for Sports Facilities  
5 common questions for sports facilities who want to lower their energy consumption.

What Gov. Wolf's Climate Initiative Means for PA

10.28.19 12:12 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
What Gov. Wolf's Climate Initiative Means for PA
A recap on new policy addressed at KEEA's 9th annual Pennsylvania Energy Efficiency Conference (PAEE)

3 Pillars of C&I Energy Optimization

05.10.19 10:00 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
3 Pillars of C&I Energy Optimization
3 things every C&I building energy management team must consider in their energy optimization planning.

The C Suite's Role in Energy Projects

02.04.19 11:53 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
The C Suite's Role in Energy Projects

Increasingly companies are finding that the traditional hierarchical leadership model where the occupants of the C-Suite make broad strategic decisions from on high and then wait for their ideas to filter down the management chain to street level is no longer viable. Regardless of what industry sec...

Year End Energy Benchmarking Update

11.20.18 09:45 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
Year End Energy Benchmarking Update

It doesn't matter if the economy is boom or bust. It doesn't matter if you are renting, selling or buying and it doesn't matter if your area of interest is commercial, residential or both. The harsh truth is that the real estate game is unforgiving and you need to leverage every advantage that you ...

sREC Regional Price Trends

10.24.18 02:13 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
sREC Regional Price Trends

sREC stands for a Solar Renewable Energy Certificate and represents the environmental attributes associated with 1,000 kilowatt-hours (“kWhs”) or 1 megawatt-hour (“mWh”) of solar generation. States that want to stimulate solar development, create a requirement for retail suppliers of electricity to...

Energy Efficiency Success Story – MI Windows and Doors

10.04.18 02:05 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
Energy Efficiency Success Story – MI Windows and Doors
An LED success story from MI Windows and Doors

PA Legislative CHP Update

09.11.18 02:06 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
PA Legislative CHP Update
Guest post by Robert Barkanic P.E., The Barkanic Group



Combined heat and power (CHP) is an efficient and clean approach to generating electric power and useful thermal energy from a single fuel source. Rather than buying electricity from a distribution company or a retail supplier, and separately com...

Fluorescent Lamp Recycling - A Sustainable Choice

08.22.18 12:59 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
Fluorescent Lamp Recycling - A Sustainable Choice
Why managing mercury containing e-waste is a sustainable choice.

Understanding Fixed vs. Structured Energy Procurement

08.06.18 08:38 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
Understanding Fixed vs. Structured Energy Procurement
Energy procurement strategies include varying contract types - which type you pick depends on your company’s risk tolerance for price volatility and your usage needs.

Can Your Facility Benefit From Combined Heat and Power?

06.19.18 02:18 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
Can Your Facility Benefit From Combined Heat and Power?
Energy costs can be a major source of budget stress for commercial and industrial facilities, Combined heat and power (CHP), or cogeneration systems can help.

3 Tips for Strategic Energy Purchasing

05.21.18 08:16 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
3 Tips for Strategic Energy Purchasing
Commercial energy procurement tips to consider - market timing, contract structure, and load management.

PA Solar Renewable Energy Credit Update

04.13.18 03:23 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
PA Solar Renewable Energy Credit Update

On October 30th, Governor Wolf signed into law House Bill 118 that closed the state to the import of solar renewable energy credits ("sRECs") generated by systems installed in other states.  sRECs can generate a secondary revenue stream for owners of solar PV systems and have been a p...

Can LED Lighting Improve Your Bottom Line?

02.28.18 02:39 PM By Jon - Comment(s)

Most commercial building owners know that LEDs are one of the simplest ways to reduce energy costs. But many companies don’t realize that these efficient lights also increase worker efficiency. There is a direct link between better illumination and productivity that can improve your bottom line.


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Three Tips to Strengthen Your Energy Strategy

02.01.18 04:17 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
Three Tips to Strengthen Your Energy Strategy

Does your company have an overall energy plan, and if so, how well are you following it? Your company spends thousands, if not millions, of dollars on electricity costs every year. But to view this as an expense that can only be managed is a missed opportunity. These...

Human-Centric Lighting: Focused on Occupant Wellness

08.17.17 12:10 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
Human-Centric Lighting: Focused on Occupant Wellness
Human-centric lighting is more than just energy savings. It's all about occupant wellness.

Energy Efficiency Success Story – Lancaster Toyota

07.20.17 10:10 AM By Jon - Comment(s)

A Legacy Of Doing Business Honestly And Ethically—And Of Commitment
To Community

A family-owned company spanning three generations, Lancaster Toyota has two
full-service dealerships in East Petersburg that uphold the highest business
standards for employees and customers. Founded by Bob Allen in 1973,...

Energy Efficiency Success Story - Utility Keystone Trailer

03.01.17 02:21 PM By Jon - Comment(s)

A Lancaster-Based Company With A Broad Reach

Located in the heart of Lancaster County, PA, Utility Keystone Trailer Sales is
one of the largest single source semi-trailer dealerships on the East Coast. As an
authorized Utility, MAC, Cheetah, and Evans dealer, the company offers solutions
for virtua...

Ways to Save Energy - Auto Dealers

06.16.16 11:31 AM By Jon - Comment(s)

The two most recent commercials I have seen by car manufacturers highlight a self-sensing detection and braking system and a wifi enabled car.  To me this is technology moving much faster than the posted limit.   Yet the dealerships I have visited recently haven't seemed to adapt this sam...

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