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An Action Plan For Driving Sustainable Mechanical Service Growth

by Jim Crowder on Apr 18, 2019 12:05:52 PM

This Ebook is a companion resource to the previously published Ebook, "Drive Sustainable Service Growth". It's designed to help Commercial...

What If You Could Prove Your PM Generated a 545% Return On Investment?

by Jim Crowder on Apr 9, 2019 7:16:00 AM

 

 

A Mechanical Service-Based Value Proposition That Drives Sustainable Growth

by Jim Crowder on Mar 31, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Commercial Real Estate management companies need what you’ve got…..

by Jim Crowder on Mar 25, 2019 5:31:00 AM

In our continuing series on building a Commercial HVAC Value Proposition, this week I take a look at the role changing building economics plays...

Six Building Operating Budgets A Competent Mechanical Service Contractor Can Impact

by Jim Crowder on Mar 14, 2019 11:24:50 AM

Mechanical Service Contractors are uniquely positioned to partner with building owners and operators to measurably reduce operating expenses, the...

30 Point Drop? Go Pick the Low Hanging Fruit!

by Jim Crowder on Mar 7, 2019 12:17:16 PM

 

Understanding Why A Commercial Building’s Energy Star Score Could Drop Almost 30 Points with Little Year over Year Performance Variation

by Jim Crowder on Feb 24, 2019 1:01:35 PM

In the last blog post I reviewed the process EPA used to update its building data set which had become out of date. The 2003 Commercial Building...

How Do You Explain a 30-Point Drop in a Building’s Energy Star Score to Your Customer When Nothing Significant Has Changed Year Over Year?

by Jim Crowder on Feb 21, 2019 12:21:35 PM

If you use Energy Star Portfolio Manager to assess and monitor building energy consumption you are likely seeing some score volatility since the...

How to "benchmark" buildings during a Government shut down

by Jim Crowder on Jan 22, 2019 9:08:49 AM

Wow, we are now 32 days into the government shutdown, meaning we have been without Energy Star Portfolio Manager (ESPM) for a month. Ugh. That...

Energy Star Website and Tools Currently Unavailable due to US Government Shutdown

by Jim Crowder on Dec 31, 2018 3:04:32 PM

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