Author Archives for Martin Flusberg, President

Open Up the Possibilities — Introducing Open Kitchen by SiteSage

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Last Friday marked an important day in the evolution of SiteSage. What began as a critical energy savings and facility maintenance optimization solution has become a must-have, on-premise food safety and connected equipment monitoring tool. When our customers compete in an increasingly crowded market, the right investments and forward-looking decisions can really...
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AESP Award to Dunkin’ Brands, Eversource and National Grid for Energy Efficiency Program Design

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It’s Even More Meaningful Than It Appears at First Blush At their annual meeting in Orlando in February, the Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) gave a joint award to Dunkin’ Brands and 2 utilities – Eversource and National Grid – for “Outstanding Achievement in Non-Residential Program Design and Implementation”. ...
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1+1=3: Ecova + Powerhouse Dynamics = A Partnership Poised for Success

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Cross-posted from the Ecova Insider blog.   Too many companies negotiate partnerships without ever establishing the basis for working together, or fully aligning their mutual interests with the structure of the relationship. More often than not these relationships fail. Partnerships that are most likely to be successful and to yield positive...
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How Much Do Energy Management Systems Save Small Commercial Facilities?

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I have often been struck by the wide range in claims about the effectiveness of an Energy Management System (EMS) in reducing energy usage. I have seen claims of anywhere from 10{9e9e99e0aa33304967f3b3f95b41a9c8b857afbbbf6b3eae28bf86859e197ae9} to 35{9e9e99e0aa33304967f3b3f95b41a9c8b857afbbbf6b3eae28bf86859e197ae9} in expected savings. While this wide range may be attributable to the range in functionality of...
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