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Apr 19th 2017

5 Benefits of Solar Power for Businesses

Whether you’re a property owner looking to boost the value of your real estate or an organization looking to cut costs, solar power for businesses is not only an environmentally conscious energy choice, but will also increase your bottom line. From reducing operating costs to going green, the advantages of solar begin immediately. Here are a few of the advantages that commercial solar energy can provide. Why Should Your Business Choose Solar Power? 1. Utility Savings Solar’s greatest advantage, whether […] Read More »

Apr 12th 2017

Meeting Demands for Sustainable Building Materials and Designs

Interest in sustainable, green building practices is greater than ever. Whether concerned about boosting occupant health, cutting energy costs, increasing durability and long-term value, owners are looking for ways to ensure that their buildings are healthy, safe, efficient and beautiful. All buildings use resources (energy, water, raw materials, etc.), generate waste (construction, occupant, and demolition), and emit potentially harmful atmospheric emissions. Building owners and builders face a unique challenge to meet these increasing demands for new or renovated facilities that […] Read More »

Apr 6th 2017

Setting the PACE for Commercial Renewable Energy

In an effort to help business owners finance energy efficiency, commercial renewable energy projects and water conservation upgrades for their property, the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program offers a unique solution. PACE is a way that organizations, such as small businesses, hospitals, shopping malls, government and industrial properties, can find financial assistance so they can still reap the benefits of making commercial renewable energy upgrades, such as going solar. What is PACE? Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a […] Read More »

Mar 27th 2017

Is Your Network Ready For NG9‐1‐1?

Emergency calling is going beyond the traditional voice 9-1-1 call and evolving into Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). Is your network ready? What is NG9-1-1? In an effort to create a faster, more flexible, resilient and scalable system that allows 911 to keep up with communication technology, the NG9-1-1 network was born. Next Generation 9-1-1 is designed to enhance existing narrowband in a growing wireless mobile society. NG9-1-1 is an Internet Protocol (IP)-based system which allows digital information (such as photos, […] Read More »

Mar 15th 2017

6 Ways Solar Design Engineers Can Help Make Your Commercial Solar Project a Reality

Going solar is a dream for many businesses. Their goal is not only to generate power more efficiently and save money in the long run, but to move to the forefront of an energy revolution. However, it can be challenging to know how to start and who can help. As a leading consulting firm in renewable energy, our solar design engineers can help make this dream a reality. Last year was a record year for solar and we will continue […] Read More »

Mar 8th 2017

Improving Sustainability with Commercial Solar Canopies

As one of the fastest growing trends in the renewable energy market, commercial solar canopies are positively impacting businesses from coast to coast. All across the United States, companies are choosing to tap into the power of the sun typically lost to blacktop surfaces in parking lots. What is a Commercial Solar Canopy? Typically installed in parking lots, commercial solar canopies are elevated structures that host solar panels. These panels provide renewable energy and simultaneously offer shade for vehicles. Also […] Read More »

Mar 6th 2017

Using VoIP Technology for Your Business: Voice Over Internet Protocol

For businesses who have quality internet connections, VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) enables users to use phone services over a digital network instead of from the local phone company. The key words being: Quality Internet Connections. As one of the most popular forms of communications today, VoIP applications, such as Skype, iTel, Viber, Google Hangout, Line, and CoolDialer are improving the way businesses communicate. Let’s take a closer look at who can benefit from using VoIP and considerations for applying […] Read More »

Feb 14th 2017

Swim with the Power of the Sun: 4 Benefits of Commercial Solar Pool Heating

Most commercial indoor and outdoor pools stay between 80-86 degrees to maintain a comfortable swimming temperature level. But, commercial pool owners know that even on hot summer days, temperatures at night can dip low, forcing them to continuously spend on heating the pool throughout the summer. Whether it’s a pool located in a fitness center, homeowner association, university, swim club, hotel, or apartment building, year-round heating consumes a large amount of energy, resulting in enormous utility bills. In order to […] Read More »

Feb 13th 2017

Corporate HVAC System Design: 4 Strategies to Improve Energy Usage in Modern Office Spaces

Office spaces are transforming at a rapid pace. From what used to look like a perimeter of private offices surrounding cubical farms in the middle, today businesses are moving to more open-office plans. These modern office spaces require different considerations for corporate HVAC system design. To keep up with the modern employee, many perimeter offices are disappearing to allow for more natural light, cubicles are being replaced with other collaborative workstations and amenities like fitness centers and open lounge space […] Read More »

Feb 6th 2017

Delivering Efficient Local Thermal Amenities: Personalizing Comfort and Saving Energy in the Office

It’s no surprise that the U.S. spends 13 percent of its energy heating and cooling buildings. But, unfortunately, much of the energy goes to changing temperatures in areas where people aren’t located. Like an empty room…or the ceiling. Many office buildings focus on the structure rather than the occupants inside. Therefore, saving energy in the office and occupant comfort levels are often sacrificed. In response, the Department of Energy established the DELTA Program (“Delivering Efficient Local Thermal Amenities”) to reduce the costs […] Read More »

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