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~Superluminal temperature response curves
~Superluminal temperature response curves

What impact is outside air temperature having inside your building? Turn a year's worth of data–34,944 data points–into a data visualization for insights on your building's temperature response behavior.

Infrastructure PPPs in an era of deferred maintenance
Infrastructure PPPs in an era of deferred maintenance

Michael Bennon, Managing Director at the Global Projects Center at Stanford University, discusses infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships in an era of compounding deferred maintenance deficits.

Solar eclipse totality popularity worth 3.8%
Solar eclipse totality popularity worth 3.8%

As energy nerds, we were nearly as excited to browse through solar submeter data from Monday as we were to actually see the eclipse. And the Gridium team was not alone...

Measurement and Verification, the accounting system for EE
Measurement and Verification, the accounting system for EE

How to use the IPMVP Option C method to automatically calculate results from energy efficiency investments like a new compressor for that pony chiller in the mechanical room.

Taxing for deferred maintenance
Taxing for deferred maintenance

It cost $258 million, in today's dollars, to build the Brooklyn Bridge in the 1870s. Today, New York City's mayor is proposing an $800 million annual tax increase on his city's wealthiest to pay for the billion dollar backlog in…

Announcing your new energy management app
Announcing your new energy management app

The best interval data browser in the world paired with industry leading M&V and new portfolio management superpowers.

Color-coding complex maintenance
Color-coding complex maintenance

Talking with Dr. Layne Karafantis of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum about human factors engineering initiatives in the maintenance of complex aerospace systems.

A crack in the Direct Access door?
A crack in the Direct Access door?

The California energy market is changing rapidly, leading some to ask if full retail choice is an option. We discuss the policy tea leaves and implications for building professionals faced with CCA enrollment decisions.

Starting a preventive maintenance program at Airbnb
Starting a preventive maintenance program at Airbnb

A discussion with Joe Tormos–Facilities Engineering Manager for Hines at Airbnb–about the three main components of a preventive maintenance program.

The results of ignoring deferred maintenance costs
The results of ignoring deferred maintenance costs

A U.S. Department of Energy analysis calculates the jump in utility bills from your building's deferred maintenance costs to be $1.16 per square foot.

Is deferred maintenance worth $90 billion a year?
Is deferred maintenance worth $90 billion a year?

Larry Summers–the 71st Secretary of the Treasury and a former Director of the National Economic Council–believes deferred maintenance is a debt burden that compounds at 7% a year.