Energy Efficiency Holds Promise for Low-Income Maryland Residents

Written by Deron Lovaas and published August 19, 2019 on nrdc.org. There has been considerable attention from national pundits and political operatives pointing at Baltimore as a city that has not reached its full potential. While they have been quick to identify the problem, they have missed the opportunity to identify solutions.  Through weatherization, energy […]

6 Trends That Show Environmental Policies in Action… and Working!

This article was originally published on aceee.org, June 12, 2019. Major energy efficiency policies slashed US energy use by about 20% in 2017, saving a whopping 25 quads of energy —the amount used in California, Texas, and Florida combined. Two US policies now at risk accounted for the majority of these savings. Vehicle fuel economy […]

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A Zondits Interview: AESP’s DSM Program Management Program

Daniel Pidgeon, ERS for Zondits, January 4, 2018 Zondits spoke with Suzanne Jones and Quinn Parker of AESP (Association of Energy Services Professionals) to discuss their DSM Certificate program. The Certificate of Excellence DSM Program Management program, designed by AESP, is a six-course program that includes a capstone project designed for vendors and utilities in the demand-side […]

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Solar Mandate for New Commercial Buildings in Watertown, MA

Written by Ryan Pollin, ERS for Zondits, December 13, 2018 The City of Watertown, Massachusetts, has become the first municipality in New England to mandate that all commercial new construction buildings be designed with solar PV. The decision was made by unanimous approval from the town council. The ordinance will also affect retrofits of buildings […]