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Keeping Cool Commercially

By |2023-04-26T12:58:29-04:00May 18th, 2022|

Summer is here, and that means thinking about how to stay cool as the temperatures rise. Furthermore, it means considering different factors that go into staying cool, such as keeping costs down or being more energy conscious. While we’re all thinking about what that looks like for our home, the Energy Sciences team is thinking [...]

Engineers Week: 12 Things our ES Engineers Love about Their Work

By |2023-04-26T12:36:11-04:00February 25th, 2022|

Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, Engineers Week was created to increase awareness and understanding of engineering and technology professions. Our talented, widely certified team helps our clients and partners identify and eliminate waste to increase energy effectiveness. For Engineers Week 2022, we asked our engineers what they love most about [...]

Beneficial Electrification: A Layperson’s Learning Experience

By |2023-04-26T12:34:13-04:00February 15th, 2022|

At Energy Sciences, I am lucky to work with people passionate about energy and sustainability. My colleagues' ongoing education helps me become a better energy industry creative and a better all-around human being. I was in a call recently with our talented Associate Program Manager, Michelle Peters, and she mentioned a concept I had not [...]

Municipalities: 7 Steps to a Sustainable Community

By |2023-04-26T12:57:33-04:00January 12th, 2022|

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 [...]

The Land of Fire and Ice!

By |2023-04-26T12:33:17-04:00January 10th, 2022|

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 [...]

7 Sustainable Holiday Gifts

By |2023-04-26T13:25:29-04:00December 14th, 2021|

7 Sustainable Holiday Gifts This December edition of the Energy Sciences Newsletter has a festive list of sustainable products to gift yourself or others. The ES team wishes you a sustainable, safe, and joyful Holiday season! 1. Books Do you know an avid reader or book collector? Get their [...]

Mitchell Goes Solar

By |2023-04-26T12:30:59-04:00September 20th, 2021|

Ask An Energy Pro: Mitchell Goes Solar Are you thinking about getting solar panels for your home or curious about the process and results? This interview covers one Energy Sciences team member’s experience “going solar” at home. At Energy Sciences – collectively and individually – our goal is to provide [...]

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