utilities

Resource pages for "utilities"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Energy Bill

Budderfly Provides Smaller, Simpler Energy Bill

Budderfly upgraded $11,000 worth of lighting fixtures for the Winchester Rescue Mission, with an estimated saving of 25,428 kWh, or approximately $2,288 annually. As part of their energy management service, the company assumes full responsibility for paying the energy bill and shares the saving results with the Mission.
Energy Management

AI-enhanced Energy Management Tech

AI-enhanced energy management technology integrates with building controls to reduce HVAC-related electric costs by up to 20%.
Knowledge Capture

Collaboration & Knowledge Capture Platform

The Onsight collaboration and knowledge capture platform helps field workers conduct their jobs safely and more efficiently.
Three-Phase Power

Partnership Delivers Three-Phase Power To Rural Areas

Single Phase Power Solutions (SPPS) has partnered with North Carolina Electric Cooperatives to provide three-phase power solutions to rural areas where it is not available, and/or cost prohibitive to bring in.
smart water management

Olea Edge Analytics Smart Water Management

Smart Water Management Platform provides a single dashboard that gives cities and utilities complete visibility of all their managed assets.
steam

Vicinity Secures 20-Year Steam Contract

Vicinity Energy has secured a 20-year steam contract with Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre, a key element of its $39 million theater expansion.
financial intelligence

Utility Financial Intelligence Platform

The UFIQ platform uses AI and advanced analytics to analyze smart meter and interval utility data, define anomalies wasting energy, and deliver actionable insights to support decisive action for facility managers across vertical industries.
utility energy efficiency

U.S. Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard Highlights An Industry Transforming

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranks utilities on 20 metrics based on 2018 performance, programs, and policies. Leading the way: National Grid Massachusetts and Eversource Massachusetts, tied for first place.
widlfire risk

Eaton Helps Reduce Wildfire Risk

Eaton is working with utilities to fortify the grid against the wildfire threats.
energy efficiency

New Report: Energy Efficiency Efforts Have Made Significant Impact

A first of its kind report from ASE, ACEEE, and BSCE states energy efficiency actions have delivered results, while warning of stalled progress.

69 Percent Of Employees Are Tired At Work

Workers in construction, transportation, manufacturing, and utilities have more risk factors for fatigue, but are less concerned about it, finds NSC report.
resilience

Question Of The Week: Resilience To Extreme Weather

What measures are in place to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events?

NRDC Resource Examines Water Infrastructure

Facility executives can explore how many state and utility policies (or lack thereof) address water loss via infrastructure.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Attune Advisory Services from Honeywell

This suite of services combines cloud based tools and analytics to provide actionable information for facilities.

Using Apps To Eye Energy Use

A competition by the U.S. Department of Energy highlights new mobile apps that track consumption. Public voting open until tomorrow, May 31.

Services & Maintenance: What Energy Where?

Submetering reveals electricity consumption patterns throughout a facility.

Updated LEED Demand Response Pilot Credit

Launched in 2010, the enhanced pilot credit establishes guidelines anticipated to increase participation in automated demand response.

Facility Management Anticipates Increased Hiring and Spending

The most recent results show a gradual increase from previous surveys in those who anticipate hiring additional FM staff in the next six months, with 24% reporting such plans.

Tricks Of The Trade: Energy Management For Churches

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gives advice on finding energy management solutions for multi-purpose facilities

Incentives Needed to Finance Renewable Energy Projects

Congress is being urged to develop legislation that provides benefits and opportunities for public power to receive comparable incentives for renewable energy projects.

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