Renewable energy is usually seen as an important part of a green or sustainability strategy. What have you implemented that is working well in the area of solar, wind, or other renewables? It sounds like the USA is continuing to trend toward increasing renewables according to this article from Energy Information Administration: https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=42655
Are you responsible for procuring electricity in a deregulated market or for forecasting electricity prices? If so, the following article from Energy Information Administration may come in handy. Check it out before summer cooling season arrives! https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=42355
Could the expected increase of supply of natural gas be good for utility expenses this year? Check out the following article for more details about the prediction from the US Energy Information Administration. https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=42935
This anticipated decline in liquid fuels demand is largely focused on petroleum, but the supply, demand, and price of oil often drives price changes to natural gas. Could this have an indirect impact on energy prices for multifamily? For more details, see the following article: https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=42855
Have you ever consider how much energy is used (and maybe even wasted) on Thanksgiving Day? Check out this article so that you are fully prepared next week to fascinate (or at least pontificate to) your friends and family: “It takes about four hours to roast a 16 pound turkey, which means if you put…
What the heck is a microgrid? Could your multifamily community benefit from one? According to Utility Dive, “Microgrids are an old concept, but recently they’ve garnered renewed interest within the power sector. For years, utilities have invested in centralized plants, building miles and miles of transmission lines to ship power where it needs to go….
Did you know that last year the United States exported more natural gas than it imported? This could put increasing pressure on prices. According to Energy Information Administration: “The United States exported more natural gas than it imported in 2017, marking the first time since 1957 that the United States has been a net natural…
Interesting article: “7 Easy Steps to an Energy-Efficient Apartment is your guide to simple, energy-saving solutions in your space. IMT created this resource in partnership with the District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU)….” Read More
Did you know that the US Dept of Energy has a sub-site dedicated to sharing information about how to save money by saving energy? Some articles are oriented toward single-family housing, but many tips are applicable to multifamily as well. You can find the resource at: https://www.energy.gov/energysaver/energy-saver.
Do you ever wonder if your righteous efforts at recycling really do any good? If so, perhaps this article will help: “If you’ve an avid recycler like myself, chances are you’ve wondered, as you stuffed all your bottles in the bin — what really happens to all this stuff? Maybe you’re curious about why some…