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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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How a Power Flicker Could be Costly for Your Business

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On May 13, 2020
By Todd Jarvis, Chief Operating Office Chateau Energy Solutions It has happened to all of us at one time or another when we least expect it. The lights blink and then nothing else happens. You probably forget about it, and you had no reason to wonder why it occurred or to ask if it caused […]
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How Healthcare Organizations Can Lower Energy Use in Six Steps

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On April 21, 2020
Patient care is the top priority for healthcare organizations – rightfully so. In addition to this, hospital administrators are also dealing with budget constraints, staffing issues, inspections, and reporting requirements. It is easy to understand that energy optimization is not high on the list of priorities. However, if healthcare organizations are not thinking about energy […]
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How to Get Over the Hurdle of Funding Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Projects

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On April 16, 2020
One of the biggest hurdles experienced energy and sustainability managers face is getting funding approved to implement the programs and projects they have identified which reduce energy consumption and costs.  Every one of them can share stories of how their ideas have languished in the form of dust covered audit reports and capital expenditure requests.  […]
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Perspective from an Engineer in Training

  • Posted by Pam Hoddinott
  • On February 19, 2020
Happy National Engineers Week! It’s time to celebrate how engineers make a difference and emphasize their contributions to society. We sat down with one of the engineers on the Chateau Energy Solutions’ team – Kristie Teoh – to learn more about why she wanted to become an engineer. Kristie graduated from Georgia Tech in 2018 […]
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