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 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...

March 13, 2017

In the current environment, it is easy to fret about the future of energy efficiency initiatives and clean energy policies. As highlighted in the ACEEE article, there is much that will come under review (and possibly the axe) over the coming months. However, it is impo...

February 13, 2017

In a recent NRDC report entitled “Putting Your Money Where Your Meter Is,” pay-for-performance (P4P) efficiency programs in the United States are put under the microscope. And for good reason. With efficiency programs in the United States spending almost $8 billion ann...

August 16, 2016

Metrus is actively working with food & beverage companies – and other industrial customers – on bundling energy and water efficiency projects into a single Efficiency Services Agreement (ESA). Although water is relatively cheap today for commercial & industrial (C&I) c...

June 28, 2016

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems require significant amounts of energy and are a core element of many of Metrus’ operating ESA projects. The market for HVAC products has been growing steadily and has included several recent innovations and new a...

June 17, 2016

With summer officially here, it is time to think about those energy efficiency “inflection points” that move companies to actually get energy projects done. It is encouraging that energy management is gaining acceptance as a corporate value that is being integrated by...

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