Media: Program helps small companies find big savings (Midwest Energy News)

Jun 11, 2015

From Midwest Energy News:

Last year, Phil Berkness signed up for a energy efficiency pilot program aimed at small industrial manufacturers. As the chief executive officer of the precision machining firm Swiss Berkness in Minnesota, he had a great interest in reducing the cost of energy without reducing operations.

After enrolling in the Minneapolis-based Center for Energy and Environment’s (CEE) “Energy Intelligence For Industry” program, Berkness could log on to a website and see his energy use in 15 minute increments. After a few months of monitoring the CEE gave him a number of suggestions, from replacing warehouse and office lighting to adding sophisticated thermostats.

“It was quite impressive,” he said of Energy Intelligence’s data. “I didn’t expect it to be as accurate or as accessible as it was.”

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