The Importance of Building Commissioning

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Commissioning is a process by which existing equipment is checked and verified to ensure its systems, such as heating and cooling, electricity, running water, etc. are working efficiently and as originally intended. Commissioning attempts to solve any issues due to a lack of building performance, effectively improving building efficiency. A ...

Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Performance Incentives

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The American Council for an Energy-Efficiency Economy (ACEEE) released a new report entitled Beyond Carrots for Utilities: A National Review of Performance Incentives for Energy Efficiency. The research, conducted and written by a group of energy efficiency researchers (Nowalk, Baatz, Gilleo, Kushler, Molina, and York), analyzes why utilities continue to ...