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Lessons from a Decade of Scaling Energy-Efficiency Projects Across Global Portfolios

June 27, 2019
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This article originally appeared on Sustainable Brands

By Steven Horowitz is Director of Business Development at Optimum Energy

The Green New Deal has focused a lot of overdue attention on building energy
efficiency, but while we weren’t looking, states, cities and companies have set
their […]

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Tech Talk with Tom Hartman Video Series: What is the history and current status of Loop technology?

June 25, 2019
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Tech Talk with Tom Hartman Series from Optimum Energy on Vimeo […]

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Join Us at IDEA Annual Conference and Trade Show in Pittsburgh, PA

June 18, 2019
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Optimum Energy is excited to be returning to the IDEA Annual Conference and Trade Show next week in Pittsburgh, PA. IDEA conferences have been at the vanguard of the district energy industry for years. This year’s conference features: in depth workshops on Microgrids and Thermal Energy Storage […]

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Cloud-Connected HVAC Systems Are at the Core of Smart Facilities

June 4, 2019
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This article originally appeared on HPAC Engineering

By Ian Dempster, CEM

Two-way data flow can ensure that the benefits of optimization are maintained continually.

You can’t have a smart facility without a connected HVAC system. 

Facilities become intelligent only to the extent that […]

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Customer success video with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

May 21, 2019
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Customer Success Series from Optimum Energy on Vimeo […]

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Does the Optimum Loop extend equipment life?

May 14, 2019
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by Tom Hartman

There is no comprehensive body of analytical research on this topic but there is a great deal of operating experience and if we put that together with what we know contributes to mechanical and electrical equipment longevity, we can arrive at some conclusions […]

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How to Make Buildings Truly Smart – and Keep Them from Losing Their Minds

May 2, 2019
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This article originally appeared on FacilityManagement.com

By Bert Valdman, a board member and former CEO of Optimum Energy

We all hear a lot about intelligent buildings – so much that you’d think they were everywhere. But when you look at the data, it seems that […]

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A Simple Formula for Successful HVAC Optimization

April 4, 2019
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This article originally appeared on School Construction News

By FREDERICK WOO, PE, Manager of Engineering at Optimum Energy

Done right, HVAC optimization can deliver significant energy savings —which means reduced operational costs— and contribute to achieving sustainability mandates. Done without comprehensive scoping and planning, however, a […]

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Want More Smart Buildings? Amp Up the Collaboration

April 1, 2019
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This article originally appeared on FacilityManagement.com

By Bert Valdman, a board member and former CEO of Optimum Energy

“Smart technologies are defined by their interconnectedness,” points out a recent American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) report on smart building markets. The companies that […]

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