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A Zondits Interview: UTC Accelerates Energy Efficiency with NYSERDA in an Ever-Evolving Digital World

Kelly O’Connell, ERS for Zondits, September 18, 2018 Last year, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) opened a new office in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood to house their Digital Accelerator. Zondits sat down with Korinti Recalde, Senior Director of Sustainability at UTC, and Lauren Brust Moss, Program Director at NORESCO, to hear about the LEED® Gold space and […]

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Maximizing Energy Storage Value: Bill Savings and Demand Response Participation

Kerry Burke, ERS for Zondits, September 17, 2018 With the recent release of the New York State Energy Storage Roadmap along with the New York City permitting guide for outdoor lithium ion systems, the momentum behind storage as a viable solution continues to grow. Simultaneously, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) […]

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A Zondits Interview: Tunxis Community College Offers Energy Management Program

Ali Jackman, ERS for Zondits, September 6, 2018 Zondits recently sat down with Eric Gribin, Program Coordinator of the Energy Management Program at Tunxis Community College, to discuss how their program is shaping the clean energy workforce of the future. The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Energy Management is a unique two-year workforce training […]

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Real Estate Giant Rudin Invests in Energy Efficiency

Kelly O’Connell, ERS for Zondits, August 15, 2018 Rudin Management, one of New York’s top real estate firms, partnered with NYSERDA’s Commercial Tenant Program to give its new 39,800-square-foot office space on Park Avenue a major upgrade. With a focus on their corporate efficiency and sustainability goals, Rudin worked with OLA Consulting Engineers to develop […]

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A Zondits Interview: green|spaces Helps Chattanooga Community

Elana Cole, ERS, for Zondits, June 28, 2018 green|spaces is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that strives toward regional sustainability by progressing the way we live, work and build in Chattanooga and the surrounding region. Zondits recently interviewed Dawn Hjelseth LEED GA, Director of Development, to learn more about green|spaces and the recent […]

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Pay for Performance Incentives Using Performance-Based Rebates

The Pay for Performance Solution Valerie Eacret, ERS, presented at Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange on September 28, 2017 Custom-calculated efficiency rebate programs can create savings uncertainty for energy efficiency program administrators. Because rebates are typically paid based on first-year annual savings, awarded incentives for these projects may be based on greatly over- or underestimated […]

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A Nonprofit Out of Chicago Helps Low Income Families Lower Energy Bills

This nonprofit has helped make 20,000 apartments more energy efficient Yale Climate Connections, January 1, 2018 Improving energy efficiency not only helps prevent global warming pollution. It can lower utility bills, and provide much-needed savings for low income people. Elevate Energy is a Chicago-based nonprofit that helps make affordable housing developments more energy efficient. The […]

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Customer-Sited CHP as a Utility Resource

Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits Combined heat and power (CHP) offers key benefits to customers who install these systems: reduced energy bills, enhanced facility resiliency, and system-wide environmental improvement from greenhouse gas emissions reduction. Utilities can also make use of this distributed-energy technology to enhance the grid. CHP and other distributed energy resources can be […]