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Energia Award for Les Cours Mont-Royal

June 4, 2018

Les Cours Mont-Royal, an upscale shopping center in downtown Montreal, turned an asset renewal project into an opportunity to improve their financial, operational, and environmental performance. Their bold approach to upgrading their infrastructure was recently recognized with an Energia award from AQME, the Quebec Association for Energy Management.

Local Law 33: Preparing for 2020’s Energy Grade with Yesterday’s ENERGY STAR Score?

June 4, 2018

Building owners and managers in NYC are scrambling to prepare for the new energy efficiency letter grades – but ENERGY STAR, the scoring metric used to determine the letter grade, is changing and many scores are likely to fall.

SUNY Chancellor visits Ecosystem project at Rockland Community College

April 10, 2018

Ecosystem’s energy efficiency project at Rockland Community College (RCC) took center stage when the State University of New York (SUNY) chancellor Dr. Kristina M. Johnson made her first visit to the campus since her appointment last September.

Innovative Projects Bring Community Colleges a Competitive Edge

February 27, 2018

In the drive to create effective enrollment strategies, community college administrators recognize that their facilities can be an asset in attracting and keeping students – but funding campus improvements is a challenge. An energy performance contract (EPC) may offer you just what you need in today’s competitive environment.

Bard College Partners with Ecosystem to Reach their Energy and Environmental Goals

February 9, 2018

Ecosystem believes in producing Campus Energy Master Plans that are specific and actionable and lay out a clear roadmap to achieving a college’s goals. We’ll be working with Bard College to develop a strategy for achieving the college’s goals of campus net zero energy and carbon neutrality by 2035.

Ecosystem Speaks: At The Energy Gang Live Podcast

February 2, 2018

A team from Ecosystem’s NYC office attended a live taping of The Energy Gang podcast. One of our engineers, Matthew Sheridan, had some questions for the panel, and he discusses the experience.

ASHRAE Recognizes Ecosystem Project at Quebec Hospital Network

January 12, 2018

It’s a great start to 2018 for the energy performance project at Quebec University Hospital Center– Laval University (CHU). The project was named top in Region II (Toronto East, Quebec, and the Maritime Provinces) by The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and was also awarded honorable mention by ASHRAE International in the Healthcare Establishments – Existing Buildings category.

ERAPPA Speakers Address Rising Campus Energy Costs

December 1, 2017

Educational facilities across North America are looking to reduce both energy spend and emissions, with carbon targets of 50% reduction by 2030 or even sooner. At the same time, both public and private institutions must balance the desire to be environmental leaders with the realities of an ageing campus infrastructure that limits what they can reasonably be invested in efforts to go “green.”

A New Accolade for CHU in Quebec City

September 29, 2017

On September 18, the Quebec City University Hospital Center (CHU) received further recognition for its energy efficiency improvements. This distinction—the Wayne McLellan Award from the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES)—comes on the heels of an award received earlier this year.

Two of Ecosystem’s specialists at the WEEC

September 22, 2017

Two of Ecosystem’s NYC-based engineers are going to be speaking at the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) in Atlanta this September. The largest energy conference and technology expo in the US for business, industrial, and institutional energy users, WEEC brings together experts focused on energy efficiency, optimization, and sustainability.