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RMI Report: Energy Efficiency is Fundamentally Undervalued

A new paper by the co-founder and chief scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) seeks to challenge conventional wisdom when it comes to energy efficiency, positing that the size and cost...

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How New York Accelerated Its State Energy Goals

The emergence of New York as a leading state in clean energy has happened due to extensive policy work behind the scenes. In this interview, Alicia Barton, president and CEO of New York State...

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New simuwatt Platform, buildee, featured in Habitat Magazine

With energy efficiency and green initiatives an ever-popular – and always costly – topic, finding out that a Brooklyn co-op got its entire building a free energy assessment can make you do a...

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simuwatt Speaking at Cleantech Group Forum in NYC

Data in Smarter Cities: Who Owns It? Who Runs It? Who Benefits? 

New York City - October 23, 2018

On October 23, 2018 simuwatt CEO Oliver Davis will be speaking at a Cleantech Group forum in New...

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simuwatt Featured in CleanTechnica

The Startup Making Buildings Smarter For A Cleaner Future

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Energy Efficiency Day 2018

Want to lower your energy bills and be more environmentally friendly? Here are 10 simple ways to reduce energy waste, at home and at work:

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California Governor Signs Historic Clean Energy Legislation

Monday September 10th will be viewed as a historic day in the fight to combat climate change. Governor Jerry Brown of California signed a piece of legislation that will require the state to obtain...

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Energy Efficiency is Good for Manufacturers' Bottom Lines

This article was originally published by Jennifer Kefer for GreenBiz

If a manufacturer can produce the same amount of product using less energy, why wouldn’t it? The strategy makes perfect...

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New York City Just Took Historic Step Toward Cutting Its Top Source Of Climate Pollution

Legislation announced Monday focuses on big buildings, and it could set a new standard for cities around the world.

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Investing in a Cleaner Future

simuwatt featured in a Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator article published by the Washington Post

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ENERGY STAR to Update Metrics - Your Building Score May Go Down

Do you benchmark your building by using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager? If you answered yes to this question then you can likely expect your building's score to go down after August 26, 2018. Your...

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simuwatt Showcases Building Retrofit Planning Tools at BuildingsNY

Patented Energy Analytics Software Helps NYC Buildings Prioritize, Plan and Achieve Energy and Cost Savings

 

DENVER (May 8, 2018)—simuwatt, an award-winning Colorado company revolutionizing how...

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simuwatt’s Software Added to GSA Multiple Award Schedule

Built in Collaboration with NREL, Firm's Platform Dramatically Reduces Time, Expense and Complexity

DENVER (May 7, 2018)—simuwatt announced today that it has been added to the Multiple Award...

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See Where Your City Ranks on the 2018 Energy Star Top Cities List

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released it's annual list of the Energy Star Top Cities. This list shows which metro areas were home to the most Energy Star certified buildings in the...

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simuwatt CEO Oliver Davis to Speak at NASEO Central Regional Meeting

simuwatt CEO/Co-Founder Oliver Davis will be speaking at the Regional Central Meeting of the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO). The NASEO Regional Central Meeting will be held...

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5 Ways for Businesses to Reduce Energy Costs Through Energy Efficiency

Most small and large businesses are watching their bottom line very closely, but there is one expense that could be reduced in almost every business. This expense is utility and energy costs. ...

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Congress Buoys Energy Efficiency by Passing Omnibus Bill

The 2018 Omnibus spending bill has been passed by Congress and this is great news for energy efficiency. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy explains that the bill upholds or...

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Energy Efficiency Saves Energy and Protects Health

A new report released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and Physicians for Social Responsibility entitled Saving Energy, Saving Lives: The Health Impacts of Avoiding...

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simuwatt Wins Smart Grid Track of Urban Future Competition

 

Three startup companies bested a field of international competitors to win the 2017 Urban Future Competition for revolutionary technology in smart mobility, smart grid and smart cities sectors.

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Optimize your workflow with simuwatt Library and bulk import service

Have a spreadsheet or database of common building equipment, ECMs or utility incentives? Looking to reuse this data on every project to streamline your process? We are excited to announce a new ...

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Ramp up your team fast with Energy Auditor 1.4 guidance

Energy Auditor 1.4 enables rapid onboarding of your team and simplifies complex data collection. New guidance features and integrated videos drive best practices from the office to the field....

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New Energy Efficiency Standards for Appliances Save Businesses Money

New standards for more energy efficient appliances and lighting have taken effect and the savings on utility bills for many businesses and commercial buildings will be substantial.  The widest...

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Harvard Study Shows Societal Benefits of Energy Efficient Green Buildings

A new study spearheaded by Harvard University was recently released.  This study focuses on the societal benefits of energy efficiency and green buildings.  When discussing the impacts and...

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Wells Fargo IN2 Incubator Helps Refine simuwatt Energy Auditor

As one of ten startups accepted into the third round of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) program, simuwatt, is working with NREL researchers to enhance its application and platform....

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simuwatt is Attending the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco 

simuwatt is excited to announce its attendance at the Cleantech Forum 2018 in San Francisco.  The Cleantech Forum is from January 22nd through 24th and is now in its 16th year. The forum is an...

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The Advantages and Impacts of Green Buildings

Green building and the greening of existing buildings will be essential in the fight to meet climate impact goals and curb the impact of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The Environmental...

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simuwatt Chosen as Semifinalist for Urban Future Competition 

simuwatt has been selected as a semifinalist in the Urban Future Competition. As its website explains, the Urban Future Competition debuts the world’s most revolutionary smart mobility, smart city,...

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Market for Energy Efficient Buildings is Transforming for the Better

Energy efficiency markets have been transforming since the early 1990s as new, more efficient technologies have been developed and scaled.  A great example of one of these market transformations...

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Looking for a Gift This Holiday Season? Get the Book Climate of Hope

If you are looking to get a gift for someone that is interested in energy efficiency this holiday season then look no further than the inspiring book Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and...

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Energy Efficiency is the Lowest Cost Electricity Resource in US

Energy efficiency is now the 3rd largest electricity resource in the US and also the lowest cost way to meet customer's needs. The graph below, with data from the American Council for an...

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Eliminating Energy Use in Existing Buildings is Possible and Plausible

Many commercial building owners are looking for ways to save energy and money at their buildings through energy efficiency projects. Another big driver of energy efficiency projects is curbing...

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Commercial Energy Management Saves Energy, Money, and the Environment

Inefficiencies in the U.S. commercial building stock are having a grave environmental impact because many buildings are using outdated technologies that consume far too much energy.   The EPA and...

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Market for Energy Service Companies Expected to Double by 2026

A new report by Navigant Research entitled ESCO Market Overview was recently released.  According to Navigant's report the market for Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) in North America, Western...

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Tips for Improving Energy Efficiency as the Temperature Drops

As the weather cools off this time of year, many buildings and houses begin to use more energy.  Here are some tips to save energy, which will in turn save money. 

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A New Economic Driver in Lighting Retrofits Emerges

The economics of lighting upgrades have long been tied only to energy savings, but this is a short-term view of a long-term investment.

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simuwatt Developer Kellee Martins Attends Chrome Development Summit

simuwatt developer Kellee Martins recently attended the Google Chrome Development Summit.  While there Kellee was able to connect with Chrome engineers and other leading developers like herself. ...

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Energy Star Day 2017

Energy Star Day 2017 falls on October 24th, 2017 and is a day to recognize our collective energy efficiency accomplishments.  Energy Star asks that we join with millions of others to reduce energy...

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simuwatt Provides Investment Decisions to a Small Building Owner

Small building owners, who represent over 90% of commercial building holders, have an opportunity to leverage energy efficient retrofits that reduce energy expenses by 30-45%. These reductions to...

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Energy Efficiency Projects Have a Performance Gap Problem

A new study spearheaded by the University of Chicago utilized machine learning to analyze the effectiveness of energy efficiency upgrades in all California K-12 schools.  Here are 5 key findings...

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Energy Efficiency Day 2017

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How Does Your State Rank on the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard?

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) recently released the 11th edition of its State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. 

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simuwatt Speaking at Denver Startup Week 2017

simuwatt is excited to speak at Denver Startup Week 2017. Join us for a discussion on innovation born from joint research and industry collaboration. Details below.

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simuwatt to Speak on Big Data at WEEC 2017

simuwatt is honored to speak on big data at the 2017 World Energy Engineering Conference (WEEC) conference in Atlanta this week. We look forward to seeing you at the session and meeting with you...

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Get Organized Fast

Work even faster with improved navigation and building geometry tools. Available now on both Energy Auditor and Pro.

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My Library. More productive. More precise.

We are happy to announce My Library, a home for reusable, company-specific data. With My Library you can reduce time, increase accuracy and tailor simuwatt to your market. Available now on both...

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Enterprise Coworking Identifies Savings at Low Cost with simuwatt

Focus Property Group, a sustainably-minded property investor and developer, utilized simuwatt® Pro to perform ASHRAE Level I & Level II energy assessments of their 66,000 sq.ft. coworking facility...

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New York City Should Grade Buildings on Energy Efficiency

Many are aware that buildings in the US consume 40+% of the energy in the US and that energy efficiency is the third most valuable source of electricity behind coal and gas. These data are useful to...

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Energy Efficiency in the U.S. - Creating Jobs Across the Economy

The energy efficient economy drives more jobs than natural gas and coal, all while improving the quality of our work environment and the air we breathe. With employment across several sectors of...

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Bryn Fosburgh Joins simuwatt Board of Directors

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Boulder-based energy auditor closes first round of funding

BOULDER — simuwatt Inc., a tech company with an application for measuring energy use in commercial buildings, recently closed on its first round of funding and is seeking additional funds.

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CEO Roundtable: Clean-tech companies brace for challenges, seek opportunities in administration

BOULDER — Boulder Valley clean-tech companies are voicing concerns over the administration’s policies surrounding regulation, immigration and cuts to funding.

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Baseline Mechanical Systems Now Available for simuwatt Pro!

Export with Assumptions now features energy code compliant baseline mechanical systems to fill in missing data for your energy models, including:

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Introducing simuwatt Pro

"The simuwatt team is demonstrating market leadership with this latest product release. The simuwatt platform offers SEA the ability to quickly utilize energy audit data and create useful building...

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simuwatt Featured by Department of Energy

simuwatt is excited and honored to appear on the DOE End-use Breakdown blog.

Amir Roth, Ph.D. - Building Energy Modeling Technology Manager, Building Technologies Office

Building energy...

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Wells Fargo Adds 10 Clean-Tech Startups to Innovation Incubator

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) today announced it has selected the third round of clean technology startup companies to join the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a five-year, $10 million program...

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simuwatt App, Platform Automatically Creates Commercial Building Energy Models

BOULDER, Colo. — The new simuwatt energy assessment application and platform is designed to make building energy modeling quick and easy. Building professionals can create an energy model directly...

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simuwatt Announces OpenStudio and EnergyPlus Exports at Trimble Dimensions

Determining a building’s energy efficiency is easier than ever with simuwatt’s energy assessment application and platform. Now, building professionals can create an energy model directly from field...

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simuwatt to speak on Energy Management and Big Data at 2016 WEEC

Driving Retrofits and Improving Building Lifecycle Management through Energy Audit Data and Software

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Introducing Templates: A Customizable Solution for Any Job

Buildings vary greatly in scale, complexity, and most importantly, opportunities to capture energy savings. An array of services can be provided to meet these goals, but each approach can differ...
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New Features! Measures, Condition Rating and Project Images

The simuwatt® team has been hard at work developing new features to enhance the platform's capabilities and align with your business needs. Our latest release includes the ability to recommend energy...

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The Importance of Collaborating with Your Team

Energy audits of all sizes require gathering building information from the customer and the site. Often this occurs at different points in the process and under varying time constraints....

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Standardized Data Collection Improves Audit Efficiency

Energy audits today typically involve recording free-form handwritten notes, taking photos with a camera or phone, collecting data from customers, and then organizing everything to paint a picture...

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One Solution for Any Audit

Energy auditing projects vary in scale, complexity, and customer end goals. Too often firms develop custom solutions on a project-by-project basis to accommodate these at their own expense. Using...

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simuwatt® Energy Auditor Announces Microsoft App During ASHRAE Winter Conference

 

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Scaling Energy Audits to Meet Market Demand

 

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Clark Nexsen Uses simuwatt® Energy Auditor to Reduce Time & Cost of Energy Audits

simuwatt® Energy Auditor and Clark Nexsen, a national architecture and engineering firm, recently worked together to streamline the data collection phase of energy auditing, retro-commissioning,...

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NREL Uses simuwatt Energy Auditor for ASHRAE Level II Audits on Campus

About NREL:

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