Breaking Even: Colorado College Becomes Carbon Neutral

This article was originally published on coloradocollege.edu Colorado College has achieved carbon neutrality, a goal it set in 2009 when it committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2020. After a decade of work, the ambitious target has been met — even as the college increased its building footprint by more than 10% during that time. […]

Project Spotlight: NYSERDA REV Campus Challenge

Shannon Dracup, ERS New York State’s higher education institutions represent a diverse network of two- and four-year, public and private colleges and universities. Institutions across the state are committed to growing their clean energy efforts, engaging their student body, and advancing sustainability on campus. Roughly 55% of NYS institutions are members of NYSERDA’s REV Campus […]

Smith College Dedicates School Year to Climate Change

This article was originally written by Taylor Patterson on Nov. 1, 2019. Smith College has dedicated the 2019–2020 school year to bringing awareness, understanding, and action to the global climate crisis through its Year on Climate Change. Smith, a women’s liberal arts college in western Massachusetts, has established a “Study Group on Climate Change” in […]

Energy Efficiency Holds Promise for Low-Income Maryland Residents

Written by Deron Lovaas and published August 19, 2019 on nrdc.org. There has been considerable attention from national pundits and political operatives pointing at Baltimore as a city that has not reached its full potential. While they have been quick to identify the problem, they have missed the opportunity to identify solutions.  Through weatherization, energy […]

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A Zondits Interview: AESP’s DSM Program Management Program

Daniel Pidgeon, ERS for Zondits, January 4, 2018 Zondits spoke with Suzanne Jones and Quinn Parker of AESP (Association of Energy Services Professionals) to discuss their DSM Certificate program. The Certificate of Excellence DSM Program Management program, designed by AESP, is a six-course program that includes a capstone project designed for vendors and utilities in the demand-side […]

Mindful Design Leads to a Healthy, Efficient Workplace

This article was written for NYSERDA’s Commercial Tenant Program (CTP), which offers financial assistance for energy studies in tenant spaces. For more information on the program visit the NYSERDA CTP website.   A Case Study of White & Case LLP’s New Manhattan Office Written by Kelly O’Connell, ERS for Zondits, December 10, 2018 White & Case […]

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Paul Hastings LLP Reduces Physical and Environmental Footprint

This article was written for NYSERDA’s Commercial Tenant Program (CTP), which offers financial assistance for energy studies in tenant spaces. For more information on the program visit the NYSERDA CTP website. Written by Kelly O’Connell, ERS for Zondits, December 7, 2018 In 2016, Paul Hastings LLP moved to a new office space in the MetLife […]

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Redesign of NY-Sun Program Adds Incentive for Solar Plus Energy Storage

This article was written for NYSERDA’s Energy Storage Program to help building operators and owners understand the value of energy storage and to provide technical assistance to implement these projects in New York.  For more information visit the NYSERDA Energy Storage Portal. Written by Gita Subramony, ERS for Zondits, December 6, 2018 Earlier this year, the […]