January 8, 2018

Regardless of current administration policies on climate change, the Clean Power Plan and the Paris Agreement, U.S. companies small and large – and many with global footprints – are attuned to the value of energy innovation, responsive to a range of local and national...

October 18, 2017

Metrus’ portfolio of efficiency-as-a-service projects has generated energy savings representing roughly 372,000 tons of reduced CO2 emissions, equivalent to taking about 70,000 cars off the road. These savings come from a variety of efficiency technologies, from quick-...

September 21, 2017

More of a call to arms than a standard report; NRDC has thrown down the gauntlet and declared war on climate change inaction and lethargy. And it does so with an achievable action plan laid out in its America’s Clean Energy Frontier: The Pathway to Safer Climate Future...

July 28, 2017

Here are hundreds of success stories in which government entities and businesses have saved millions of dollars through efficiency upgrades. So the benefits of energy efficiency benefits are well known. Yet today in 2016, with a keen focus on reducing environmental imp...

July 20, 2017

Corporate sustainability is a trend that is only getting hotter! In an annual report on S&P 500 Index-listed companies, the Governance and Accountable Institute found that up to 81% of top U.S. businesses published sustainability reports in 2015. This is a dramatic inc...

June 30, 2017

It is high time that commercial buildings start to see the (LED) light. According to an HBS article, “A New Way to Think About Office Lighting,” office workers list wasted electricity, poor illumination and difficulty concentrating as their top three complaints. With t...

June 15, 2017

*PURPA was signed into law by President Jimmy Carter on November 9, 1978

What a long and winding road the energy efficiency market has traveled. From the perch of this exciting moment for efficiency-as-a-service, it is worth looking back at the efficiency milestones of...

June 5, 2017

A lot can change in three years, as Johnson Controls learned in its survey of 1,200 facility and energy management global executives. In 2013, when asked about their plans for future investments in energy efficiency, it was clearly not a corporate priority with only 42...

April 13, 2017

With a founding principle of “First, do no harm,” it makes a lot of sense that the health care industry is increasingly embracing sustainability measures and implementing waste reduction practices. Physicians see the health impact that climate change has on their patie...

March 31, 2017

Whether government leadership believes it or not, the transition to a low-carbon economy is not only happening, but is accelerating. Since there is a clear business case for reducing emissions by implementing efficiency measures and using renewables, companies are publ...

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