1. April 2013 03:29
Now we can add a new kind of economic stimulus to the list of benefits of making one's home into an energy efficient one. According to an article in Washington Post, homeowners who invest to make their homes more energy efficient turn out to be better credit risk for banks to lend money. According to this article:
A new study by the University of North Carolina suggests that the answer to both questions is a resounding yes. Using a massive sample of 71,000 home loans from across the country tha... [More]
7. January 2013 03:07
We wanted to wish all the best to our clients and readers as we start the first full week of 2013.
As with any situation, one can look at the current state of affairs and see the glass as being half full or half empty. I was reminded of this looking at the comics page at today's paper. There was one strip that pointed out that we can look forward to 52 weeks with Friday 13th this year! On the other hand, my favorite comic strip - Classic Peanuts - captured the right spirt like show below ... [More]
10. October 2012 03:40
As a technology products and services provider, we always worry about continuous innovation to add new features, functionalities and other bells to make sure we are seen as being on the cutting edge of technology. For instance, we are on the 4th generation of our E2DR® flagship DSM data tracking and analytics platform and working on the 3rd generation of our EnvCTR™ product for Title V compliance reporting product. But, at the same time, as one looks around at the industry, it see... [More]
24. July 2012 04:10
Utilities have taken to social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, to promote the idea of energy conservation by providing their customers with the tools to track their energy usage. A recent article in NYT highlights some of these efforts. Utilities are doing this more to avoid blackouts and meet regulatory mandates and not necessarily just to promote energy conservation for its own sake. Traditionally, the utilities used their DSM programs to promote energy savings actions - such as weathe... [More]
22. May 2012 03:09
The purpose of the Air & Waste Management Association is to enhance environmental knowledge and provide quality information on which to base environmental decisions. The Nevada chapter of A&WMA covered Title V compliance tracking and reporting in its May meeting. Brad Waldron, Corporate Manager, Environmental Affairs, Caesars Entertainment discussed the details of their custom electronic system for the purpose of managing air quality compliance programs.
As a company with mu... [More]