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Barry Kroeker

The Excitement of New Beginnings

In any field, including energy management, there can be real power and opportunity in new beginnings. I took a trip to Wilmington, Delaware, last Saturday to hold my first grandson for the very first time. We saw him in the hospital on day two of his adventure outside the womb, and I have to say that the experience was very special and delightful for me. I’m not sure what he thought of the experience, because he wasn’t talking any language I could understand. In fact, he wasn’t communicating much at all, but that didn’t change my very positive attitude. And my daughter and son-in-law were obviously in a similar frame of mind.

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Chris Heinz

My Seven Favorite Things About Our New Website

Great news! We’ve totally redesigned EnergyCAP.com to better serve our website visitors. While there are many things I like—no love—about our new website, I'll highlight my seven favorite things:

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Chris Heinz

What If Energy Management's Not Your Passion? The Difference Between Jobs, Careers, and Callings

Among our blog audience, there are readers who are absolutely head-over-heels-in love with managing energy. They think energy, they speak energy, and they have cute energy quotes in their email signatures. But not all of our blog readers are passionate about managing energy. Can they still be successful in the energy management industry? Or is passion absolutely essential for energy managers?

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Barry Kroeker

Takeaways from the Better Buildings Summit

We weren't in attendance at the annual Better Buildings Summit held in Washington, DC in late May, but we know folks who were there. This annual conference is generating a fair amount of buzz and online content, so we thought we’d answer some questions, and share some information for your reference.

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Barry Kroeker

New People at EnergyCAP, Inc.

The EnergyCAP team is up by four this summer, thanks to the addition of two new full-time staff members and two temporary summer employees. We’d like to introduce them, and share their expertise and responsibilities in today’s blog.

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Chris Heinz

How Loudoun County Schools Avoided $58 Million in Energy Costs [Video]

Loudoun County Public Schools is one of the fastest growing school districts in the nation. Located near Washington, DC, they serve 70,000 students. But energy use and cost have not been keeping pace with enrollment. As a result of their 20-year energy management program, energy managers at Loudoun County Public Schools have documented $58 million in avoided energy costs. How have they done this? Watch this short video from this year's Catalyst Training Conference and find out.

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Barry Kroeker

Two New Features in EnergyCAP Online

EnergyCAP clients who attended this year's Catalyst Training Conference were excited to hear of new software features. In today's blog, we highlight two of them: Interval Data Charting User-Defined Fields

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Chris Heinz

How a Curious Castle Connects to Our Clients

The most interesting castle in Ireland has something in common with our newest EnergyCAP clients. See if you can guess what it is. If you visit the Castle Ward House in northern Ireland, you'll find an intriguing building.

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Chris Heinz

12 Value Streams of Interval Data [Video]

Meter interval data can be useful for a variety of reasons. How many reasons can you think of?  In this 5-minute video from the 2015 Catalyst Training Conference, Steve Heinz shares 12 value streams of obtaining meter interval data for effective energy management.

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