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Spring has sprung: Anticipating the AESP Spring Conference

Spring has sprung: Anticipating the AESP Spring Conference

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 Atlanta is just around the corner. As ...

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Utilizing Machine Learning to Forecast Project Lifecycles

Utilizing Machine Learning to Forecast Project Lifecycles

Patterns are everywhere.  Some can be easy to recognize.  Others take time for us to decipher.  However, many patterns in data are too complex for a human brain to identify.  For this situation, we can rely on computer algorithms to help us out. ...

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What’s next for industrial energy efficiency?

What’s next for industrial energy efficiency?

There has been a great deal of thought about how industrial companies can keep delivering improved energy efficiency. And many companies have made great progress. But the question remains, if improving energy efficiency reduces operational costs, why ...

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Laissez les bons temps rouler! ( Let the good times roll! )

While Mardi-Gras ended last week, AESP kept the parade moving with its national conference in New Orleans.  For four days, the Big Easy – become the Big ‘EE’ Easy. Through break-out sessions, networking events (and a few drinks at the House of ...

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Go Green This Superbowl: Root for America’s Greenest Football Team

Go Green This Superbowl: Root for America’s Greenest Football Team

Blake inspecting the solar integrated into the Eagles’ stadium & parking lot. Photo Credit: Nick Herrschaft If you’re not from Boston or Philly, you might be having trouble deciding who to root for this season. Both cities are central t ...

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Farewell to Traditional Compressor-Based Refrigeration?

Farewell to Traditional Compressor-Based Refrigeration?

Until recently, the healthcare industry relied on ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers with compressor-based cascade refrigeration systems. Cascade systems are simply two separate compressor-driven refrigeration cycles in a cascade arrangement that a ...

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Top 5 Ways ZNE Can Make Life More Comfortable During Global Weirding

Top 5 Ways ZNE Can Make Life More Comfortable During Global Weirding

2017 was a weird year as far as weather goes, hitting close to home for our DNV GL family. A colleague in Colorado evacuated due to flash flooding in July. A month later, our DNV GL Houston office employees were left without power for days after ...

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8 Reasons Electric Trucks will be better at off-roading

8 Reasons Electric Trucks will be better at off-roading

In 2013, I published a blog about electric vehicles from the motorhead perspective. Four years later, nearly every supercar brand uses a hybrid or full-electric as its halo car, electric cars have broken 0-60 marks that were never dreamed of by p ...

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Four steps to building a successful outreach team

So far in this blog series, we have described segmentation in the 9-Box Model, contractor/trade ally management using the 9-Box, and the role of market influencers in the 9-Box Model. The goal is to integrate outreach and marketing strategies to use ...

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The Quest of doing Laundry: Calculating cost, emissions, and values

The Quest of doing Laundry: Calculating cost, emissions, and values

Around this time last year, there were several exciting events concerning water usage. For one, LEED version 4  officially took over the LEED version 2009;  one of the changes is the inclusion of process water in the Indoor Water Use Reduc ...

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