Municipalities: 7 Steps to a Sustainable Community

By |2022-01-10T11:44:18-05:00January 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 without [...]

The Land of Fire and Ice!

By |2022-01-10T11:11:46-05:00January 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 [...]

The Future of Energy – a brief overview

By |2021-08-02T13:43:49-04:00July 31st, 2021|

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 [...]

Is Better Building Performance On Your Holiday Wish List?

By |2020-12-30T13:30:46-05:00December 30th, 2020|

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. [...]

Zero Energy Buildings-Is a Tipping Point Inevitable?

By |2021-08-25T05:09:04-04:00September 8th, 2020|

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 [...]

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

By |2020-07-23T13:57:23-04:00July 23rd, 2020|

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. [...]

Demand Response: It’s Not Just for Energy Nerds

By |2020-06-25T12:29:46-04:00June 24th, 2020|

By Michelle Peters. Michelle is an Associate Program Manager at Energy Sciences. The firm helps clients meet energy challenges with practical solutions that reduce waste and increase net operating income. I was recently asked what I would call my TED Talk, it did not take long for me to respond, "Demand Response: It's not just [...]

هل يوفر التحكم ﺑﺎلإضاءة الطاقة حقاً؟

By |2020-06-09T13:15:14-04:00June 5th, 2020|

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. Translated by Elie Touma. Elie is the Engineering and Client Solutions Manager at Energy Sciences. The Energy Sciences team is diverse [...]

A Building Engineer’s Response to the Corona Virus

By |2020-03-27T11:51:26-04:00March 24th, 2020|

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. COVID-19. This is an “all-hands-on-deck” moment and I find myself wondering what I can do to help. Yes, I am practicing [...]

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