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Millen Paschich

M&V of new motor technology

Basin Street Properties is dedicated to sustainable building operations, and its M&V analysis of SMC motor systems retrofit in seven RTUs shows an estimated 10% total energy savings from fan energy savings of 53%.

20% of costs are rework and checklists are the cure

Buffett’s new doctor, and author of best selling The Checklist Manifesto, shows the power of simple checklists, and yet shoddy work is still costing building owners an extra 20% in construction costs and bigger maintenance budgets.

How we agree with Elon on data

Tesla’s CEO–Elon Musk–isn’t shy about his opinions on moats and patents and data and data access. We think your building data is yours–download it with a click.

Hope, get up, and do it

John Sterman–Professor of Management at MIT & Director of the Sloan Sustainability Initiative–discusses the power of process improvements and the role change management can play in society’s response to climate change.

Plug load hardware or pamphlets?

Submeters show savvy power strips drop energy demand 9% per day over a 105-day study across three tenants and 57,000 square feet.

Sewing & Welding & Teaching Skill

Steven Lubar–Professor of American Studies, Brown University–discusses what it’s like to take 13 first-years from the museum to the machine shop in search of a new understanding of skill.