Elaine Pleshek and David Schwarzbach with Charlene Heydinger, President, Texas PACE Authority, at PACE launch party in April.
On July 16, the Austin branch of EES Consulting completed training for the ground-breaking energy efficiency program recently spearheaded by Travis County. The Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) introduces an innovative financing solution to all types of businesses looking to lower their energy bill. More
Virtually all of us pay it; very few of us notice it. It shows up like clockwork every month More
Energy efficiency is out; Operational Efficiency in IN (and in a very big way!)
2016 is all about integration; solutions that work together to change processes rather than changing a specific technology or behavior.
The major trends for the coming year indicate that building owners recognize the financial value of measuring and monitoring building performance, and using that data to guide operational strategies and make smarter investments.
While lighting retrofits remain the most popular CapEx investment, this year we’re seeing more businesses – both large and small – developing comprehensive resource management strategies to drive cost savings even further. With the changing energy grid, rising water prices, and tighter regulations, these growing trends can give savvy companies a real competitive edge and improve their bottom line. Let’s take a closer look:
With tax season quickly approaching, it’s important to identify every opportunity for savings before it’s time to file with Uncle Sam. If your building was built or renovated after 2006, or if you’re planning an energy efficiency upgrade for this year, you could qualify for a tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot! Taking advantage of this deduction can significantly offset the upfront costs associated with implementing energy efficiency measures and improve cash flow.