This article is a follow-up to Eric Woodroof’s article from April 30. The new certification on Performance Contracting and Energy Project Funding (“PCF”), has created quite a buzz in the industry. Due to recent articles about this new level of professional distinction, exam-taking candidates often ask: “What does the test cover?” Below is a small …Continue Reading
When I began working in the energy management/financing industry, “lack of capital” was the prevailing excuse why a good project (less than a 3 year payback) was not being approved/implemented. When I did my Ph.D. research on this topic, about 35% of projects were postponed/canceled due to “lack of upfront capital”. Today the postponed percentage …Continue Reading
In this article, I am doing something different by putting a “call to action” up front. Let’s start a discussion about innovative ways to incentivize building occupants to save energy.