Sign up | Login with →

energy efficiency and business

Demand Response at the Core of Energy Savings for Large Office Building in Chicago

August 22, 2014 by EDF Energy Exchange
3

Demand Respone and Building Efficiency

Demand response – an energy saving tool that encourages customers to shift their electricity use to times of day when there is less demand on the power grid or when more renewable energy is abundant – has been at the core of my work this summer.[read more]

Reclaiming 'Sustainable' for the Energy Industry's Long Term

May 5, 2014 by Peter Gardett

Reclaiming Sustainability

What we call things matters. When efficiency is the only stated goal, companies send the message they seek only to wring whatever profit they can from a market without consideration of how their behavior impacts the longer-term future of both the markets or, thereby, each company’s own survival.[read more]

Know Your Audience: Energy Efficiency and the Small Commercial Class

Efficiency and Small Commercial Class

Investment in energy efficiency saves money, enhances productivity and competitiveness. Yet energy efficiency is underutilized by the small commercial sector. A survey found that 52 percent of small commercial businesses see cash flow as the primary barrier to investing in energy efficiency.[read more]