Climate Change Fuels System Change

Why Ostrich Syndrome Does Not Avert Eco Dangers Did you know that ostriches do not truly bury their heads in the sand? Instead, they play possum! According to the San Diego Zoo, when an ostrich detects danger and can’t run away, it flops to ground and stays perfectly still with its head and neck flat on the soil. Its light-colored …

Automate Your Disclosure Reporting

Let Us Update ENERGY STAR for You In April, we helped clients who were in a time crunch successfully fulfill the May 1 mandatory benchmarking requirements for New York City and New York State. New York City’s Local Law 84 had a May 1 deadline for public disclosure of energy and water usage for buildings with more than 50,000 square …

Why Peak Forecasting is Critical

Managing Summer Peaks Is More Important Than Ever Last month we discussed how 20-30% of your electric costs are based on the consumption of electricity from just four or five hours of your summer season. We introduced our new Peak Capacity Forecasting & Notification Program for our clients in Texas, the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, New England, and New York. Our Peak …

And the Award Goes to

2019 SPARK Award Winners are in At the close of the 2019 SPARK conference in Atlanta, Urjanet announced the 2019 SPARK Award winners. THG and Sustainable Tulsa were recognized as national leaders in Community Engagement and acknowledged as category finalists. However, Bright Power, Building Energy Exchange, and Sustainable Energy Partnerships took home the Leader in Community Engagement award for their …

Our Newsletter Has Changed!

We’ve Got a New Format We’ve started a blog and will be regularly publishing articles of interest around company and industry news. Instead of publishing long articles in our newsletter, we’ll include a brief excerpt. Just click out to the articles for more details. You’ll find our past articles in the News section of our THG website for your reference. …

A Market-Based Green New Deal?

Will Business Lead the Way? Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) submitted an op-ed piece to NYTimes on how a Market-Driven Green New Deal would make America’s economic engine unstoppable. RMI referred to their 2011 energy study that showed how business can lead the transition to triple energy efficiency and sustain an American economy more than twice its size for less than …

3 Ways Manual Data Burns Revenue

Uncover the Hidden Costs of Manual Data Entry Did you know that processing a single invoice manually requires 7 steps and can cost an average of $12.01? In addition to the time and investment required to manually process energy data, Smart Energy Decisions exposes three more ways manual energy data costs companies: Cost of Poor Quality Data: On average, bad …

City Captures $800K+ in Value

The Case for ADR at Water Treatment Facilities With city tax revenue growth being outpaced by growth in service costs and other expenditures and a continuing trend of decreased state and federal aid*, municipalities are looking for ways to save costs and generate revenue. Well, one city has captured over $800,000 in value during 2017-2018 using Automated Demand Response to …

Join Us At SPARK!

Our Very Own Daniel Frey is Speaking THG will be at the SPARK conference in Atlanta this week. Our very own Daniel Frey, President of THG, will be talking “People First: Optimizing Building Performance for Owners & Occupants.” He’ll be sharing with other panelists how industry leaders are optimizing operations and saving energy while improving tenant and employee satisfaction with …

National Sustainability Leaders

Sustainable Tulsa + THG Driving Community Engagement Sustainable Tulsa & THG are finalists for the 2019 Urjanet SPARK Award for Leader in Community Engagement. This particular award is given to organizations who make a significant impact to their greater community by expanding renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives. Sustainable Tulsa and THG are being recognized for leading sustainability effects on …