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5 Reasons Not to Complete an Energy Savings Project

Intro We love energy projects, but we don’t always love the schemes and gimmicks some companies devise to deliver them. High cost, inflated savings, and questionable performance are all common faults that you should be on the lookout for you as you plan a project. Just by reading this article you could save 15% or […]

Do New Water Meters Actually Increase Water Revenue?

A common driver for water utilities to update their metering system is the improved accuracy of new meters. Quantifying this increase in accuracy is important to understanding the financial impact to the Water/Sewer Fund, ROI of the project, as well as change to customer bills.

In this resource article we’ll discuss some of the considerations in measuring current meter accuracy, the impact to water loss, potential offsetting factors, and the net impact to water consumption.

How to Implement a Cost-Effective Energy & Sustainability Strategy

Introduction All entities with a substantial energy and water footprint should have a well-defined Energy & Sustainability (E&S) strategy. This reduces financial risk, enhances environmental stewardship, and increases operational efficiency and stakeholder (students, staff, etc.) well-being. While having an E&S strategy is altruistic, if there is not a cost-effective plan to implement proposed tactics the […]