WegoWise: Surprise Lessons from a Massive Database on Buildings

With data comes wisdom. And true to its name, WegoWise has plenty of both. The Boston-based software company has amassed what it describes as the largest energy-related database on North America’s multi-family buildings. That’s 16,500 buildings, accounting for over 400 million square feet (and growing). What’s the data say? Energy efficiency … [Read more...]

Mining for energy efficiency opportunity in NYC

By Elisa Wood September 13, 2012 If markets thrive on information, then New York City recently unlocked a gold mine for the energy efficiency industry. The city became the first in the US to make public how well (or poorly) large, private buildings within its borders perform when it comes to energy and water use. A city website displays … [Read more...]

A new twist in the energy efficiency story

By Elisa Wood August 22, 2012 Blend a little new energy tech with a pinch of behavioral psychology and you’re bound to get something unexpected. Consider what happened when New York City-based ThinkEco recently lead a four-month energy challenge for international industrial packaging company Greif. The goal, of course, was to save energy. … [Read more...]