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Millen Paschich

Setting free the dancing bear: A practitioner’s view...

Energy efficiency is the dancing bear of the electricity world — a sector that we’ve trained to react to subsidies and incentives in a way that amuses the circus-going public, but that acts out a poor simulacrum of its true potential.

Gridium deploys nation-wide data integrations to help...

Alongside the Grid’s shift from expensive gas-fired power to low-cost clean energy portfolios powered by DERs, operational complexity is flowing down to the building–integrating energy and billing data from utilities and on-site resources is key in unlocking savings.

MERV-13 energy costs

Servidyne calculates estimated effects of installing MERV-13 filters and an academic study measures results from 15 rooftop units–results show increase of between $0.01 to $0.02 per s.f.

Can the Valley influence climate culture?

Matthew Kropp–Managing Director and Partner at Boston Consulting Group–discuss his firm’s work studying 48 technology companies and their role in climate change action.

Seattle Pilot Seeks Solution to Split Incentives

Commercial property operators often face a dilemma about energy efficiency measures. Tenants tend to reap most of the benefits in the form of lower energy bills, but a program in Seattle is testing a possible answer.

Valuing diversified energy projects

Jamie Mandel–Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute–and Phil Keuhn–Principal, RMI–discuss energy project portfolio optimization and the value of green leases for real estate owners and investors.