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Beyond the closet:  What’s in your enterprise OR Co-location. Location. Location.

Beyond the closet: What’s in your enterprise OR Co-location. Location. Location.

When it comes to data, space matters – and we’re not talking outer, interstellar, or underwater (yet). For some organizations, there isn’t enough space to store, manage, and access their enormous amounts of bits and bytes. Or terabytes. ...

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To deem or not to deem? That is the (valid) question.

To deem or not to deem? That is the (valid) question.

During the annual program planning and design phase, energy efficiency utility incentive program implementation teams have to consider how to balance risk and reward when determining whether measures should be custom or prescriptive. A utility and a ...

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How’s Energy Efficiency Working? – The need for faster feedback

If a restaurant had to wait six months or more to find out if their customers enjoyed the food, they would most likely be out of business.  Customer and market feedback is critical for business success, no matter what kind of business you run.  Unf ...

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Engaging small businesses and contractors in energy efficiency: program approaches for both

Engaging small businesses and contractors in energy efficiency: program approaches for both

In February, my colleague Steve Baab posted a blog discussing two different program delivery approaches for small businesses. In this blog, we will discuss two additional delivery approaches and how to maximize enrollment of small businesses to insta ...

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How the drive for higher JD Power scores can hurt energy efficiency

Background on JD Power Score The trend for the past several years across the utility sector is a drive to increase JD Power scores.  As a result, national scores have increased and are now at their highest rating in eight years.  Most of this in ...

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Why running out of money can be a good thing

Utility energy efficiency programs are driven by legislative policy.  Like all state legislative issues, the details will vary widely from state to state but always include energy saving targets along with the funding allocated to meet those targets ...

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Achieving big savings: takeaways from ACEEE’s recent report

ACEEE recently wrote a great paper titled “Big Savers: Experiences and Recent History of Program Administrators Achieving High Levels of Electric Savings.”  While the report is substantial, I highly recommend reading it if you have the time.  I ...

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We're hitting program savings goals, now what?

We're hitting program savings goals, now what?

Many states across the country jumped on the energy efficiency bandwagon about five or ten years ago, and the results since have been impressive.  For example, in 2006, Illinois and Michigan ranked 26th and 33rd respectively in ACEEE’s energy effi ...

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