Energy Efficiency | Chateau Energy Solutions

How Management Consulting Firms Can Provide a New Path to Improved Profitability

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On September 22, 2020
By Jim Dore, Vice President, Services Solutions, Chateau Energy Solutions What is Management Consulting? It is the practice of helping organizations to improve their overall performance and operations. Another way of looking at it, Management Consulting firms help solve problems for complex businesses. These businesses or organizations may use the services of a Consulting firm for a variety […]
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How to Turn Energy Saving Strategies into an Executable Plan

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On September 15, 2020
Program Management: The Key to Strategic Energy Management –  Strategic planning – what is it? BusinessDictionary.com defines it as “A systematic process of envisioning a desired future, and translating this vision into broadly defined goals or objectives and a sequence of steps to achieve them.” What does this mean for organizations that have goals to […]
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Smarter Energy Management in Schools Provides More than Energy Savings

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On August 25, 2020
As the new academic year starts, schools are facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The usual budget constraints, coupled with new levels of building safety, are proving that long-term cost savings from smart energy management are more important than ever. In the U.S, K-12 schools spend $6 billion annually on energy bills, which is more […]
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SHIFT HAPPENS: Retro-commissioning Can Get Buildings Back in Shape

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On July 8, 2020
By the Chateau Energy Solutions’ engineering team The other morning, I woke up with some back pain. I didn’t think much of it because – let’s face it – I’m of the age where occasional pain of any sort is a way of life. I managed to get loosened up, and then went about my […]
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How COVID-19 is Affecting 2020 ENERGY STAR Certifications

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On June 9, 2020
By Kristie Teoh, EIT, CSR-P, CEM Lead Technology Engineer, Chateau Energy Solutions Many people have adjusted to a new normal of working from home, so have our buildings! Most buildings have experienced reduced occupancy or complete closure.  As a result, the EPA has published new ENERGY STAR certification guidelines based on the changes caused by […]
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