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Municipalities: 7 Steps to a Sustainable Community

Getting Started: Understanding Sustainability There are two key terms to keep in mind when municipal governments are planning to achieve economic and environmental sustainability. From these definitions, it is easy to see why many municipalities have goals to achieve and maintain economic and environmental sustainability. Economic Sustainability: “… practices that support long-term economic growth without [...]

By |January 12th, 2022|

The Land of Fire and Ice!

Download PDF translations:  Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Turkish. The Land of Fire and Ice! Many countries, regions, and corporations have renewable energy targets of some type, and these targets vary from 25% by 2025 to 100% by 2050. So, is 100% renewable energy feasible [...]

By |January 10th, 2022|

The Future of Energy – a brief overview

Download PDFs: Arabic, English, French, Italian, Turkish The Future of Energy - a brief overview We consume energy for cooling, heating, lighting, industrial processes, transportation, food service, ventilation, and many other things. This consumption costs us money and has a substantial environmental impact due to greenhouse gas emissions from traditional energy production. While renewable [...]

By |July 31st, 2021|

Is Better Building Performance On Your Holiday Wish List?

By Sonya M. Pouncy, CEM, CMVP, LEED-AP. Sonya is an independent consultant affiliated with Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income. As snow comes to Michigan, we get excited about winter fun—things like sledding, skiing, snow-mobiling and ushering in a new year. [...]

By |December 30th, 2020|

Zero Energy Buildings-Is a Tipping Point Inevitable?

By Diana Nash. Diana is the Client Solutions Consultant with Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income. For an idea or trend to gain momentum, something needs to happen. The concept needs to reach its tipping point. In Malcolm Gladwell’s book The [...]

By |September 8th, 2020|

The Facility Assessment: A Regular Check-up & Key Step in Managing your Building’s Energy Performance- Written in Tamil

By Sonya M. Pouncy, CEM, CMVP, LEED-AP. Sonya is an engineering consultant for Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income.  Translated by Maria Natarajan. Maria is the Office Manager at Energy Sciences. The Energy Sciences team is diverse in culture and background. [...]

By |July 23rd, 2020|
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