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Young people's thoughts on energy industry
Jun 17, 2019
Katy McSurdy
Lynn Belken
Who is Generation Z? Generation Z are defined as the children and young adults born from around 1995-2012. They now make up more than one-fifth of the US population and economically, they consume a...
Nexant iEnergy User Consortium in Orlando, Florida
May 29, 2019
Adam Perry
A Hole in One! The best way to describe how comprehensive Nexant’s iEnergy software is, is that it’s truly one platform for every customer program, or if you are at Top Golf, you would say “it’s a...
EE beyond saving energy and money
May 8, 2019
Richard Beadle
Many people know LEDs are great because they use much less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs and will save them money on their energy bill. Maybe they also know saving energy will reduce...
Nexant User Consortium Orlando
Apr 23, 2019
Lynn Belken
Nexant’s User Consortium is just around the corner, May 1-3 at the Marriott Orlando Downtown. While the event itself will be an excellent experience, sometimes the travel associated with a conference...
setting your thermostat
Mar 20, 2019
Lynn Belken
These days, there's a day to celebrate just about everything … pizza, cheese doodles, cereal, name tags, light bulbs, unplugging, cut your energy costs, and more. But it seems that thermostats are...
Grid consulting, DR rate design, DER Locational Value
Mar 12, 2019
Jim Giordano, MBA, CEM, CDSM
I’d like to pose this question to you: “Is the value of a kW reduced (or a kWh saved) on Distribution feeder A, the same as its value on Distribution feeder B, or Distribution feeder C?” In many of...
changes in heat pumps
Feb 7, 2019
Katy McSurdy
Why We Need Heat Pumps The NJ Global Warming Response Act (GWRA) , which was passed in 2007, has a target requiring New Jersey to reduce GHG emissions by 80 percent from 2006 levels by 2050 . This...
Bahrain Green Building
Jan 30, 2019
Katy McSurdy
The World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City is not only an architectural marvel, but also an emblem of hope. Developed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the LEED Gold-certified...
Holistic electrification strategy
Jan 16, 2019
Brad Simcox
Electrification has been coming up constantly in our industry over the past couple of years. As far as what electrification is—my colleague Jeff Baker recently wrote a great blog on the subject,...
Dec 27, 2018
Lynn Belken
Happy New Year! It’s that time of the year when people take time to reflect on what means the most to them. Maybe you will decide that 2019 is the year that you make changes. Maybe you’ll donate your...