From the global policy focus shifting towards Energy Efficiency to China rising recognition as the leader in global sustainability politics
ComEd Energy Efficiency Program - Case Study
311 South Wacker DriveProject SummaryThe illuminated crown at the top of 311 South Wacker is prominently featured in the Chicago night skyline. The 1.3 million square-foot Class A commercial office building was built in 1990 and acquired by Zeller Realty Group in 2014.The new owner significantly upgraded the infrastructure and amenities to provide an upscale tenant experience. Zeller Realty Group committed to projects that aligned with their environmental sustainability goals.The SolutionWith incentives from the...
Corporate sustainability: A guide to measuring and improving energy efficiencies
As environmental scrutiny of global industries continues to grow, governments are seeking to impose energy efficiency targets on companies in order to comply with new directives. One solution is to encourage energy suppliers to become energy service companies, who work with customers to identify potential savings and share the benefits this delivers. For the global food processing industry, this provides a welcome opportunity to measure and accurately assess the energy utilization of the manufacturing process...
Why Chiller Efficiency and Maintenance are Key Facility Investments
Typically, achiller is the single largest consumer of power and most expensive piece of equipment in a building, so it’s logicalto allocate time and budgettowards energy efficiency and equipment maintenance. Without routine chillermaintenance, energy usagecan double in just a few years and components can fail early, causing service interruptions. Poor maintenance procedures also lead to declining equipment reliability, theservice life of a chiller can be reduced by 25% to 50%, according to an article in...
Investing in Energy Efficiency: The 10% Rule [Infographic]
Are you an energy manager that has recently been tasked to invest in energy efficiency measures, but have no idea how much they will cost? Does your existing energy management project need a financial boost that you don’t know how to estimate? Or perhaps you are one of the 62% of companies citing lack of access to finance & capital as their biggest barrier to implementing energy-saving upgrades? (If you don’t even know where to begin looking for money, check this previous post on funding resources...
From Ideas to Action: Funding for Energy Efficiency [Free Guide]
You and your clients have great ideas for making buildings and companies more efficient. But when it comes to transforming ideas into reality, money can be a frustrating roadblock. Many ESCOs and utilities claim that there’s a lack of accessible funding for energy efficiency in the market. After a bit of research, we can show you that this assumption is simply untrue. To demonstrate this, we’ve created a free guide to help you get from ideas to action! How to SecureFunding for Energy Efficiency The...