Blog Tag Archives: Energy Planning & Management


What Does Energy Production Look Like in 2050?

Posted by Jeff Euclide on Friday, October 06, 2017

When I was taking a fuel science course at Penn State in the 80’s, it was right after the first energy crisis, with long lines at the gas pump and schools shutting down because of insufficient... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Oil & Gas Infrastructure

Tagged: Energy Planning & Management  |  Natural Gas


Avoiding ESCO/GESA Contract Pitfalls

Posted by Bryan Haag on Monday, June 20, 2016

So, you’ve decided that a performance/energy service contract or Guaranteed Energy Savings Agreement (GESA) is the best way to fund your facility or utility project…great! They are a... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus

Tagged: Energy Planning & Management  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Facility Planning & Management  |  Engineering


Financing Campus Central Utility Energy Projects: Your Goose That Lays Golden Eggs

Posted by Bryan Haag on Thursday, February 04, 2016

It isn’t any secret to facility managers that campus central utility projects can offer quick paybacks and sizeable annual savings for your campus, through energy reductions. Furthermore, those... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus

Tagged: Energy Planning & Management  |  Environmental  |  Mechanical  |  Engineering


Lowering Wastewater Energy Use & Costs

Posted by Bryon Killian on Thursday, September 10, 2015

It is estimated that 10-20% of water and wastewater energy consumption can be reduced with conservation and operational changes. With energy costs representing a majority of annual operating... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Wastewater  |  Energy Planning & Management  |  Engineering


Financing Options for Energy Projects

Posted by Bryan Haag on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Whether you are looking to replace lighting, install new boilers, install a combined heat and power (CHP) central boiler, you’re going to need to pay for it somehow. The good news is that today... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus

Tagged: Energy Planning & Management  |  Budgeting & Funding


Advancing the Condensing Boiler’s Outdoor Linear Reset

Posted by Bryan Haag on Wednesday, March 25, 2015

When it comes to condensing boilers, the lower the water temperature, the more efficiently the system will run, with some systems 96% efficient and above, under optimum conditions. Today’s... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus

Tagged: Energy Planning & Management  |  Mechanical


America’s Energy Consumption is on the Right Track

Posted by Jeff Euclide on Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Using less energy is always good. Lower costs and environmental impacts, pay dividends, both on the bottom line and environment.Relatively quietly, Americans have been using less and less energy to... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing

Tagged: Energy Planning & Management


Biogas and Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

Posted by Bryon Killian on Thursday, November 13, 2014

Does your treatment plant utilize anaerobic digestion or are you considering it? In either case, you should be evaluating a CHP system that runs off of your biogas to produce electricity and process... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Wastewater  |  Energy Planning & Management  |  Environmental  |  Budgeting & Funding

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