Aggregating & coordinating electricity assets at scale

Ram Rajagopal–Associate Professor at Stanford University and Principal Investigator of Powernet–discusses this ARPA-E program to develop an end-to-end, open-source system that will enable real-time coordination of utilities’ centralized assets with millions of distributed energy resources.

Predictions for building operations in 2019

From utility liabilities to AI-driven maintenance scheduling & sustainability, 2019 will be a year of complexity & progress for our built environment. We hope these predictions help you chart the way.

Load balancing preventive maintenance tasks

Programming monthly, quarterly, and annual PM tasks by hand is a nightmare: our smart scheduling feature can open related tasks on the right day, evenly across the calendar.

Breathe in for a boost of 101%

How my experience in an empty WeWork building during a “Very Unhealthy” air quality crisis highlights the connection between IAQ and productive building environments.

The beginning of the end of CCAs

On a 5-0 vote, the CPUC Commissioners decided on the Alternate Proposed Decision for allocating exit fees (PCIA) to customers using an alternate energy supplier such as a CCA or energy retailer.

The end of Energy Star grade inflation?

50% of existing certified buildings are at risk of losing their ENERGY STAR qualified scores from the long-overdue update to Portfolio Manager’s benchmarking data.

Hotel California Community Choice

As goes California, so goes the nation. Recent regulatory developments provide some rate stability for a reformed California energy market.