Simplified BAS Solutions are Feasible and Cost-Effective for Smaller Commercial Buildings Contracting Business, May 24, 2016. Image credit: According to the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), only about 10 percent of buildings in the United States use a BAS or central controls to manage building systems. Buildings that do use a BAS are typically […]
Nest: Look How Much Money We’re Saving You! PC Mag, February 3, 2015 The Nest Learning Thermostat saves U.S. customers about 10 to 15 percent on heating and cooling bills, according to new reports. Based on two independent studies and one internal one, Nest on Monday touted the positive results, revealing average savings of $131 […]
Priorities in energy and sustainability management are shifting, according to an Ecova report that aggregates the findings from a survey of more than 500 C-suite executives, energy and facility managers, and finance and sustainability professionals at U.S.-based companies from a variety of industries.
Unfortunately, it is difficult in Colorado to benchmark energy use and measure the impact of energy efficiency improvements over time in some buildings. Why? Colorado has the most restrictive rules in the nation when it comes to obtaining energy use data from the state’s investor-owned utilities, according to the Regulatory Assistance Project.