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Buildings are for people: Engaging occupants on resilience

Buildings are for people: Engaging occupants on resilience

Recently I was on a panel at the Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change conference that explored the relationship between human engagement and climate resilience and discussed effective behavior change strategies for resilience and energy efficie ...

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Dear Energy Storage Market: It’s Time to Grow Up!

Dear Energy Storage Market: It’s Time to Grow Up!

The other day, I had a heartening conversation with my 5-year-old son about making good choices. After the millionth fight between he and his younger sister, he pleaded with me to consider the unfairness of her constant pestering and his refusal ...

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Science Reality - Growing Food Without the Sun!

Science Reality - Growing Food Without the Sun!

And now for something completely different. Last blog we examined wireless advantages to lighting Going Wireless – A Practical Solution, now I want to turn focus onto a specific area of interest in lighting. Growing food without the sun sounds like ...

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Cybersecurity Training for Employees

With workplace cyberattacks on the rise, industry experts are pressing businesses to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats. It is imperative for organizations of all size ...

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Segmentation in the 9 Box Model for incentive program implementation

Segmentation in the 9 Box Model for incentive program implementation

DNV GL has implemented DTE Energy’s Commercial and Industrial energy efficiency program since 2009.  The program offers incentives for both electric and natural gas customers, with varying service territories. Throughout the state, there is a ...

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The DNV GL 9 Box Model: A Six Part Blog Series Focused on Improving Customer Engagement

The DNV GL 9 Box Model: A Six Part Blog Series Focused on Improving Customer Engagement

This is the first in a series of six blogs that will focus on how utility energy efficiency programs can improve customer engagement using segmentation and differentiation, focusing on the end customer, the trade allies, and market influencers. The D ...

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Going Wireless – A Practical Solution for Retrofitting Lighting Controls

Going Wireless – A Practical Solution for Retrofitting Lighting Controls

My previous blog delved into Explaining the Jargon Behind the Internet of Things; in this post I am going to explore how advances in wireless technology are making Smart Lighting Solutions viable to the retrofit market. The U.S. Energy Information Ag ...

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The future of renewable developments in Ireland

The future of renewable developments in Ireland

  The Irish government has launched a public consultation on the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) – what does it mean for the future of renewable development in Ireland? The preferred option outlined in the consultatio ...

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Separation of duties and IT security

Separation of duties, also known as Segregation of duties, is the concept of having more than one person required to complete a task.  It is a key concept of internal controls and is the most difficult and sometimes the costliest one to achieve. The ...

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Four Things I Learned from Talking with Trade Allies

Four Things I Learned from Talking with Trade Allies

I recently had the privilege of hosting an AESP webinar (Trade Allies: Partnership or Vendor), where I interviewed Brian Earl, Vice President of Sales, Connexiones, and Mark Breuker, Managing Director, Burton Energy Group, to discuss utility and trad ...

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