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EES Expands to Meet Booming Efficiency Demand

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Did you know Massachusetts ranked 1st in the country for energy efficiency in 2015? Mass. claimed the title for the fifth year in a row, demonstrating ongoing support for efforts to reduce energy consumption and waste.

2016 will be even more remarkable, as all signs point to an ever expanding market for energy efficiency throughout the state and across the country. The cost of technology has dropped, and substantial utility incentives, like the rebates available in Massachusetts, are driving down paybacks and prompting more business owners to pursue energy efficiency initiatives.  To meet this booming demand, we are excited to announce that EES Consulting is expanding. This spring we are opening more US locations and one in Canada, as well as expanding our Massachusetts team.

We are thrilled to introduce our new Director of Sales, John McNamara.

John McNamaraJohn brings over 20 years of experience in sales, management, and sales team development to EES Consulting. Prior to joining EES, John was the New England Territory Sales Manager at Comcast Corporation, where he led Best in Class Regional Sales Teams. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, as well as several professional certificates in sales administration and marketing.
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In addition to growing our team, we are also expanding our portfolio of solutions.  

While energy reduction remains a key element of our holistic approach, we recognize the increasing demand for solutions that provide energy independence and insight into consumption. Over the coming months, we look forward to telling you more about these new solutions and maximizing your return on energy efficiency investments.

Click here to CONTACT US today and learn how you can boost your bottom line through energy efficiency!


5 Ways Energy Efficiency Will Increase Your Profits in 2016

2016 light bulb1.  A one-time investment in energy efficiency will permanently lower operating costs.

How much do you expect to spend on energy bills and building maintenance this year?  If you could permanently reduce those costs, what would you do with your savings?

An efficiency upgrade can reduce energy bills by 25-40%, and studies have shown that green retrofit projects can reduce total operating costs by 8.5-19%.  Minimizing overhead is one of the fastest ways to improve your bottom line without making compromises like raising prices or reducing employee incentives.


EES Featured on ‘EnergyMatters2U’ Podcast

em2u blog photoFrank Collins recently sat down with Ron Gillooly and Leo Ryan of the popular podcast, EnergyMatters2U, to discuss energy efficiency opportunities in Massachusetts. If you’re looking to cut costs and boost profit margins through energy efficiency improvements, then this podcast is for you!

Click here to listen to the full interview >


Massachusetts Winter Electric Rates Go Up (Again)

The bad news:National Grid Rates Nov 2015

National Grid electric rates increased 21% on November 1, 2015.

The good news:

It’s not as bad as last winter’s 37% rate increase.


Everything You Need to Know About Refrigeration (Slideshare)

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If you’re running a small business, then you’re probably extremely busy.  You want to save money and cut operating costs, but you’re too busy managing the day-to-day operations.  Energy efficiency upgrades may sound great, but who really has the time to figure out the new technology?  We’ve developed our new 2 Minute Technology series for busy business owners just like you. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the major energy efficiency measures so you can decide what’s right for your business.  All it takes is 2 minutes!  Ok, sometimes it takes a little longer, but “three minute technology” just didn’t have the same ring to it.


Everything You Need To Know About LED Lighting (SlideShare)

LED LightingInterested in making your business more energy efficient but too busy to learn about it?  You’ve probably heard about the money you could save by upgrading but don’t have the time to research the technology and determine the best investment? EES Consulting can help! Our new Two-Minute Technology series will tell you everything you need to know about the most impactful energy efficiency measures in less time than it takes to finish your coffee.  All it takes is 2 minutes, and you’ll be well on your way to saving money!


Becoming Energy Efficient: Financing Options To Fit Your Business

So you’ve found the right energy efficiency provider and you’re ready to schedule an audit.  At this point you’re probably wondering how you’ll eventually pay for the upgrade.  Fortunately, many lenders see the value of energy efficiency and have created attractive alternatives to traditional financing options.  Take a look at the 4 financing options below to see out which one works best for your business.


Becoming energy efficient: what is an audit?

helmetsAn energy audit is an assessment and analysis of the energy systems within a facility.  The objective of an audit is to identify opportunities to reduce energy usage and cut operating costs.

The assessment process involves a variety of measurements and surveying techniques, which allow the auditor to develop a comprehensive report based on his/her findings.  Depending on the intensity of the assessment, the report will contain varying levels of detail related to current energy usage, proposed energy-saving solutions, and financial projections based on overall recommendations. More

Becoming Energy Efficient: Choosing the Right Provider


General contractorsThese days it seems like everyone is talking about energy efficiency and how it can boost profit margins and help drive business.  The benefits of becoming energy efficient are certainly attractive, but how do you know where to start?


Need Some Earth Day Inspiration? These Two Friends Have Planted 10,000+ Trees and Their Story is Incredible!

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Click photo for source.

Jia Haixia, 53, is blind in both eyes.  His friend Jia Wenqi, also 53, is a double amputee with no arms.  Despite the odds, these two friends have planted over 10,000 trees on a barren and rocky stretch of land just outside the Yeli Village in Hebei, China.