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  • 5 Tips for Writing Successful Posts on Your Professional Services Blog

    Posted by Britt Gillette, Marketing Coordinator

    5 Tips for Writing Successful Posts on Your Professional Services Blog

    Is your professional services firm thinking about launching a blog? Or maybe you already have one, but you think your traffic should be higher? If so, the following tips might help you in your quest to generate thoughtful blog content ...

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    Category: Business

  • Managing Data Center Energy Use thru Virtualization

    Posted by Maureen Drullard, Sustainability Manager

    Managing Data Center Energy Use thru Virtualization

    It is no secret that data centers consume lots of energy, both for computer processing loads and the HVAC energy to cool their processors. Data center virtualization focuses on reducing data center energy consumption while providing clients with a flexible ...

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    Category: Design, Innovation

  • Saving Energy with Low-Grade Heat

    Posted by Rob McAtee, Director of Energy and Sustainability Services

    Saving Energy with Low-Grade Heat

    Today we are seeing more building owners willing to pursue options and strategies based on energy performance and environmental responsibility. But the way we heat our buildings remains an area rich with improvement opportunities.

    Too frequently, we speak with well-intentioned ...

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    Category: Innovation

  • Retro Commissioning Explained

    Posted by Rob Baxter, Chief Engineer - Commissioning and Energy Auditing

    Retro Commissioning Explained

    There are more than 81 billion square feet of commercial floor space in the U.S. today. And the energy use of all commercial buildings in the U.S. accounts for 36% of the more than $190 billion we spend ...

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    Category: Design

  • Using the Balanced Scorecard: Implementing a Strategic Plan That Works

    Posted by Jared Jamison, Director of Strategic Planning

    Using the Balanced Scorecard: Implementing a Strategic Plan That Works

    Peter Drucker once said, "Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work." There is an often-cited statistic that approximately 70% of strategic plans fail for one reason or another. All too often, strategic plans end up ...

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    Category: Business

  • What I Learned at GreenBuild

    Posted by Rob McAtee, Vice President/Director of Mechanical Engineering

    What I Learned at GreenBuild

    Last week, Nina Szewczak, Chet Knaup and I visited this year’s Greenbuild conference in the beautifully-gray city of Philadelphia. It’s always great to see such a large crowd of building professionals - 10,000 or so – and feel the ...

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    Category: Industry

  • Working Internationally

    Posted by Brett Prillaman, Project Manager

    Working Internationally

    It is, perhaps, commonplace to listen to a returning traveler from abroad speak about how relieved they are to be back home or just how different it is overseas or cross-border.  Yet this perspective is nothing more than an experience ...

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    Category: Business