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Author Archives: Karen Sweeney

Everything You Need to Know About the Des Moines Energy and Water Benchmarking Ordinance

The Des Moines city council passed an energy and water benchmarking ordinance on June 3rd. Here’s what that means: Buildings over 25,000 square feet within Des Moines city limits are now required to report their annual energy and water usage to the city once a year starting in 2020. Read on to learn what benchmarking is, if your building is included in this ordinance, how an energy professional can help you, and the answers to some common questions. In this article you’ll learn: Who does this affect? What is energy and water benchmarking? Common Questions Benefits of Energy Professionals Who […]

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Aesthetics & Efficiency

New LED lighting technology has both the beauty of traditional filament bulbs and the efficiency of the latest LEDs.

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6 Things Businesses in Iowa Don’t Realize About Their Energy Use

Businesses need energy to operate. But are the business owners aware how their energy is being used?

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