Columnists: Joseph Aamidor

Joseph Aamidor is an independent consultant. He is a subject matter expert in building, energy and sustainability issues with 12 years of experience in consulting and software product management, sales and implementation. He has experience measuring and verifying savings of commercial building energy efficiency retrofits and leading development of national and corporate GHG inventories.

Exploring the Energy Information System Value Proposition

The main value proposition of energy information systems (EIS) is that significant savings can be realized by providing greater visibility into energy and building use. Without such a system, data cannot be centralized and analyzed efficiently. There is reliable research on this topic: according to a 2013 report from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL),   …Continue Reading

When Building Data Speaks: Uncovering New Opportunities to Actively Manage Energy Costs

Energy and building management costs are no longer just a line item paid each month. Now facility professionals can perform deeper analysis — using cloud-based software — to automatically check data for accuracy, automatically identify problems and generally make data-driven decisions. This move to strategic energy cost management enables organizations to spend more time actively   …Continue Reading