Pilot Program

Pilot Program Will Use New Technologies to Boost Chicago’s Buildings Efficiency

Pilot program will use data to transform the efficiency of Chicago buildings Environmental Defense Fund, September 12, 2017 Over the past few years, Chicago has established itself as a leader in energy-efficient buildings. The city’s landmark energy benchmarking program, for which properties measure and report on their energy use, has already saved Chicago over $17 million, while […]

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Financing Energy Efficiency: Adidas Going Beyond Simple Payback

Ari Michelson, ERS, for Zondits. May 15, 2016. Image credit: sbl0323 Energy efficiency projects are usually easily justifiable in terms of their environmental impact and lifetime cost savings, but they often fall victim to companies’ blanket policies requiring that all capital projects meet aggressive simple payback targets. This simple payback criterion does not account for the […]

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Cascading Energy Management Success with Major Company Committments

Comcast, Nestle lay the foundation for big energy wins Smart Grid News, October 23, 2015. Image credit: Andrew A. Shenouda Comcast Cable has developed a multi-year financial model that enables the company to anticipate its long-term capital budgeting needs for energy-efficiency investments. This summer, Comcast’s EDF Climate Corps fellow created an investment plan to scale the […]