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What does the Trade War have to do with Energy Efficiency?

What does the Trade War have to do with Energy Efficiency?

LEDs are digital, meaning that they emit light from a special semiconductor material. As a digital technology, LEDs are subject to the price-performance of electronics. In computing, this price-performance is commonly referred to as 'Moore's Law' ...

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A master class in energy efficiency

A master class in energy efficiency

I've just returned from Seattle where I had the privilege to lead a workshop at the AESP Spring Conference, and I have to say it was without a doubt the best conference content I've seen in a while within the energy efficiency market. For those o ...

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Wildfires are coming. Are you ready?

Wildfires are coming. Are you ready?

Wildfire resilience is a pertinent topic on everyone's mind in California with more than 100 people killed by wildfires in 2017 and 2018. Fires are a normal part of the North American ecosystem. However, fire suppression policies and timber indus ...

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AESP Spring Conference: What's on the menu for energy efficiency?

AESP Spring Conference: What's on the menu for energy efficiency?

The days are getting longer, the smell of flowers is in the air, and emerging AC loads are signaling the start of the annual summer peak. All these clues point to one conclusion: the AESP Spring Conference in Seattle is just around the corner. As usu ...

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The resilience imperative

The resilience imperative

The recent spate of hurricanes, wildfires, and earthquakes have brought the issue of resilience to the fore for businesses and the communities they operate in. The increasingly higher intensity disasters, which are also occurring more often due to gl ...

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Energy-efficiency: ‘Mandatory by law, but above all an opportunity’

Energy-efficiency: ‘Mandatory by law, but above all an opportunity’

Complying with Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) may sound boring, but it is quite the opposite. More than 45,000 companies in the EU must comply with this directive, and in many countries the deadline is 5 December 2019, othe ...

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Rapid Reaction – my take on the 2019 AESP National Conference

Rapid Reaction – my take on the 2019 AESP National Conference

While the Texas State Rodeo may not have been in town, the AESP provided a boot-stomping, cattle calling good time in the Alamo City. For four days, energy professionals from across North America gathered in San Antonio for the premier conference ...

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Internet of Lighting within the Workplace

Internet of Lighting within the Workplace

The workplace is constantly growing and adapting to meet market trends and employee needs, including flexibility when it comes to being in an office. According to the United States Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS), in 2017 approximat ...

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It’s true, everything is bigger in Texas (including the energy efficiency conferences)!

It’s true, everything is bigger in Texas (including the energy efficiency conferences)!

While my colleagues in the Midwest are digging out from the latest weekend snowstorm, my attention has turned to the upcoming AESP National Conference in San Antonio. I'm particularly fond of this conference because it provides a great opportuni ...

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Do you know what your company’s climate-related risks are? Your investors want to know

Do you know what your company’s climate-related risks are? Your investors want to know

2017 was a record year for natural disasters in the US, and with 11 climate disaster events exceeding $1 billion each so far in 2018, proactive building owners are beginning to think beyond sustainability. Resilience has become the newest buzzwor ...

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