Author Archives for Jay Fiske, VP of Business Development

Demand Charges

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  If you take a close look at many commercial electrical bills, you’ll note something called a “demand charge”. This is a fee the utility charges you based on the maximum amount of power your facility required during any 15-30-minute interval over the last billing period. Essentially, this is a...
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Innovating and Winning in the New Normal

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In the hospitality industry, the customer experience is obviously critical.  Part of the customer experience in dine-in facilities is their physical comfort, and part of our SiteSage solution helps to ensure consistently comfortable restaurant temperatures through our enterprise-wide control and diagnostics of heating and cooling systems.    However, as restaurants...
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Arby’s and Inspire Brands Lead the Way Toward the Smart Connected Enterprise

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At a recent industry event, held just before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Powerhouse Dynamics’ customer Inspire Brands, which owns Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic, Rusty Taco and Jimmy John’s, gave a presentation on its innovative and industry-leading use of “internet of things”-based technology to save time, money and...
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When Crisis Strikes – Five Below and Lush Cosmetics discuss facilities best practices

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Earlier this week, we hosted a webinar and invited two of our valued customer partners, Five Below and Lush Cosmetics in an informal panel discussion on facilities best practices to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus. Amy Stelmaszyk, Energy Systems Manager for Five Below and Richard Outhwaite, Sustainability Analyst with...
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