The Phase 3 Recovery Act that President Trump signed into law last week is monumental legislation at a critical time for our country. It is a massive, $2 trillion act that rightly focuses on the near-term needs of our health care response and the economy, delivering ne...

We’ve always been told that a rising tide lifts all boats. What happens when the tide reverses course? 2020 is going to be a year that asks us to be exceptional, and it’s going to require that we achieve this together, as a nation, a global community and yes, as a busi...

Colleges and universities are a hotbed for climate change activism. Presidential candidates know this well since climate change is the top issue for younger voters in the 2020 election. Students on campus are demanding their institutions take action now. This includes...

Chief financial officers of non-energy intensive companies don’t always find support to commit capital toward long-term energy efficiency improvements for operations. Understandably, corporate budgets must be put to use on projects and opportunities that deliver top-li...

Boston, modestly referred to these days as the “city of champions” by its inhabitants, is now championing net-zero buildings.

The new initiative, which will be added to the city’s Climate Action Plan, “will require new city buildings to either cause no emissions of car...

Most people agree that buying locally produced goods and services is a good thing. Take the “farm-to-table” experience: people like the fact that the food is considered fresher and healthier; plus, there are environmental, economic and community benefits that produce a...

Metrus does many things for our customers, chief among them is helping make their buildings more energy efficient and resilient. It’s work that we find gratifying on many levels. Not only do the efficiency upgrades save money and reduce CO2 emissions, they also greatly...

Did you know that today is Energy Efficiency Day? You can be forgiven if you didn’t. After all, why designate just one day to this worthy cause when the other 364 days should also be about celebrating savings and striving to avoid waste? Some recent reports by the Amer...

Climate Week will involve a sober look at where we are today and the herculean efforts required to mitigate the impacts of climate change. Major policies and incentives are clearly needed to help us in this fight. But we also must keep in mind simple solutions, includi...

Extreme weather events and natural disasters such as floods, forest fires, polar vortexes, and hurricanes are wreaking havoc on buildings, the electric grid, and other critical US infrastructure. In the wake of these events, many people are asking: how can we make our...

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