Blog2019-07-01T12:03:35-05:00

How Many People Does It Take to Upgrade a Lighting System?

By Sonya M. Pouncy, CEM, CMVP, LEED-AP. Sonya is a senior engineering consultant with Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income.Lighting upgrades are more than simply replacing lamps. Getting the right type, quantity, and quality of light delivered to the right location [...]

By |October 28th, 2019|

Skylights in Michigan. Really?

By Sonya M. Pouncy, CEM, CMVP, LEED-AP. Sonya is a senior engineering consultant with Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income. But, what about leakage? What about cloudy skies? What about… When Michigan’s energy code for commercial buildings was updated in 2017, [...]

By |September 10th, 2019|

Detroit 2030 District – Communities That Save Energy Together, Flourish Together

Image credit: Architecture 2030 By Alexis Durocher. Alexis is a Marketing and Outreach Representative with Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income. We come together to build community gardens, so we can grow our own food. We come together to clean up [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|

The Commissioning Value Proposition: Building the Framework

By Sonya M. Pouncy, CEM, CMVP, LEED-AP. Sonya is a senior engineering consultant with Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income. When most people think of commissioning, they tend to think of the function testing that occurs after building systems are installed. [...]

By |June 6th, 2019|

Planning for Big Purchases

By Alexis Durocher with Sonya Pouncy, CEM, CMVP, LEED-AP. Alexis is a Marketing and Outreach Representative with Energy Sciences. Sonya is a senior engineering consultant with Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income. Whether your business is big or small, planning for [...]

By |April 25th, 2019|

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

By Sonya M. Pouncy, CEM, CMVP, LEED-AP. Sonya is a senior engineering consultant with Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income. The median age of all U. S. commercial buildings is about 39 years. Some buildings are over 100 years old. Many [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|