NECEC’s Massachusetts Clean Energy Day.

Cimetrics is excited to go to Massachusetts Clean Energy Day organized by NECEC on May 16!

This day brings together clean energy business leaders with legislators and policymakers to discuss the most pressing policy issues facing the clean energy industry. NECEC Members participate in small-group meetings with key legislative leaders.

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Ongoing commissioning is not always about the Energy Savings

Since 2009 New York City has required commercial buildings larger than 50,000 ft2 to be retro-commissioned or ‘tuned-up’ every ten years based on the premise that a commissioned building is a more energy efficient building.

That’s true, a commissioned building is more efficient, but there is a lot more ‘value’ when looking at the big picture.

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Building analytics then and now.

I recently purchased a virtual reality (VR) headset and used it to visit places around the world in Google Earth. I flew over petabytes of data towards South America and began searching for Huanchay, a small district 8,500 feet high in the mountains of Huaraz, Peru. The remote village has just one main road and is not an impressive showcase of VR technology. I knew there would be no street views or panoramic photos of Huanchay. I was looking for a grainy satellite image of a 600 square foot adobe house that I helped design and build 8 years ago while getting my master’s degree in solar energy engineering at UMass Lowell.

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