Want to set energy reduction goals but don’t know where to begin? Start here.
Once you’ve formed a dedicated team to create, implement and monitor your company’s energy action plan, begin evaluating the many energy-saving opportunities available.
Once your business has tackled as much as it can through energy efficiency improvements, renewable energy generation offers an opportunity for your business to further its commitment to sustainability.
To mitigate the emissions from sources you can’t do away with, you can pay your electric and/or natural gas utility for energy generated from renewable sources, and you can purchase carbon offsets.
1. Commuter benefit programs In West Coast states, companies with more than 100 employees are required to participate in commuter trip reduction programs, (In San Francisco companies with 20 or more employees have to meet this requirement.) but commuter benefit programs can be successful at smaller businesses as well. Alternative commuter programs are easy to implement […]
Green leases help ensure that building owners and tenants work together to maintain sustainable operations and management practices.
Buying carbon offsets can be complicated, but we break it down for you in this simple starter guide.
If you’ve got a building, but you don’t have the capital or the tax appetite to take advantage of incentives, third-party financing can help you make on-site renewables a reality.
The long-term benefits of investing in onsite renewable energy can outweigh the initial expenses it takes to install a system, especially in states with robust incentives.
The Panoptix solution is a complete building efficiency solution that combines the latest technology with Johnson Controls expertise and puts it all at your fingertips. It’s an innovative new approach that enables owners and operators to optimize building efficiency and performance more quickly, easily and cost effectively than ever before.
Sustainable energy projects are growing by leaps and bounds for several reasons. First, a number of countries and states have set strict goals for the future share of energy from renewable sources, typically around 20% in many US states, and up to a goal of 100% renewable energy in countries like Denmark. The question that […]
The Building Technologies Division of Siemens is the world’s market leader for safe and energy efficient buildings (“green buildings”) and infrastructures. As a service provider, system integrator and product vendor, Building Technologies has offerings for building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), fire protection and security. Our strategic energy solutions can help you manage […]
SCIenergy is the global leader in providing cloud-based energy management solutions for building owners and operators. We’ve built “high-tech” software solutions that enable visibility into both energy and systems performance, including automated fault detection, energy consumption tracking, and maintenance management. When combined with “high-touch” services from our building and energy experts, the result is sustained […]
So much recent media coverage on renewable energy focuses on the negative: the lack of progress on a tax policy to support deployment, high initial costs, bankruptcy proceedings for solar firms, and difficulty in getting the power to the grid. While it’s true that renewable energy has had a series of hiccups, renewables now offer […]