Columnists: Ken Kolkebeck

Ken Kolkebeck is co-founder and SVP of products and buildings at commercial building energy analytics company, FirstFuel ( With over 30+ years experience in building controls, energy efficiency and commissioning, Ken is responsible for leading FirstFuel’s building science efforts.

How Small Operational Changes Can Save Energy and Money in Your Building

Commercial buildings account for more than 40 percent of all energy used in the US. Of this, somewhere between 15 and 30 percent is wasted. Cost and energy savings do not have to equate with large capital investments; they can come from better operation of building systems.Using utility interval data with high frequency weather and climate   …Continue Reading