Building Efficiency

Utilities Prioritizing Commercial Customers While Increasing Efficiency Savings

Recently, communication between utilities and their customers mostly revolved around charges listed on customers’ monthly bills. Engaging customers across entire service territories was challenging and limited in its perceived value. Catalyzed partly by technological advancements in the smart grid and broader digital economy, however, customers across the nation recently have come to expect increasingly better service and proactive engagement from their utilities.

Chicago

“RENOVATE” System Retrofits Providing Comparable Energy Savings

40-year-old Philadelphia high-rise exemplifies new benchmark for energy efficiency in older buildings. The RENOVATE by Berkowitz™ (Renovate) window retrofit system has enabled 400 Market Street, a 12-story building in Philadelphia, to reduce its annual heating and cooling energy consumption by more than 25 percent and significantly improve indoor comfort according to results from a year-long study funded by the U.S Department of Energy.