DIY Friday: 5 Step Energy Audit

A professional energy audit can be very beneficial, but rather costly.  Before you break out a wad of cash, consider completing an energy audit yourself.  It may not be as...

Dead Electric Vehicles to be Resurrected

Over the past few years electric vehicles have had a considerable rise in popularity. Last year, nearly 100,000 electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in the US, and 2014’s first two...

LED Light Bulbs More Affordable Than Ever!

Becoming more energy efficient is getting easier and cheaper thanks to the lighting company Cree. Last year the company introduced a line of 40-watt LED light bulbs for under $10,...

PJM’s record-breaking peak load

The east coast has been experiencing one of the roughest winters in years.  Utilities have been working overtime to restore power lines, answer questions about increased energy rates, and ensure...

Did you remember to spring forward?

So, did you do it? Or were you one of those forgetful people who strolled into work an hour late this morning? Yes, Daylight Saving Time (DST) happened this weekend...

Utilities are preparing for a hot summer

That wonderful summer weather is just a few months away and we can already feel the sun shining on our faces.  As we express our excitement for the hot temperatures,...

DIY Friday: learning about lighting

If you're a  facility owner unfamiliar with the ins-and-outs of lightbulb types, you're not alone. Keeping up with the differences in the types of bulbs available can be a hassle...