Energy Procurement

The United States government regulates many industries. The Federal Trade Commission enforces laws and regulations that protect consumers from unfair and deceptive business practices. The Department of Labor administers laws governing businesses and their employment practices, including minimum wage, health benefits, working conditions and more....

Managing energy is an important function of any business. It is no secret that a business that manages to keep energy costs low is rewarded with higher profits. It’s a simple equation. However, with so much time devoted to the process of running the actual...

After a long, cold winter, it’s finally getting warmer outside. Flowers are blooming, trees are blossoming and allergy sufferers are sneezing. That’s what happens when spring arrives, although this year, it was delayed by a winter that just wouldn’t go away. In case you’ve forgotten,...

Many states now encourage property owners to voluntarily measure their energy and water consumption, and report usage to their cities through ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) online tool. Portfolio Manager serves as a mechanism to measure energy performance of a single...