New York Leading Building Efficiency Initiatives

New York State has big plans for improving building efficiency to reduce energy consumption. Submetering can help.   Recently, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that an additional 2 billion dollars will be available for both businesses and residents to invest in energy savings in the heating and cooling space. This is an ambitious project that […]

Are New Condos Energy Efficient?

A report in BC found that new construction high-rise condos can use more than 4 times the power usage as compared to older buildings, leading them to be less energy efficient. Installing automated HVAC systems and an intelligent energy reporting platform can help.   While developers tout the energy efficiencies that are found in each […]

Clean Energy Retrofit Funding Coming to BC

The Province of British Columbia is continuing investment in community-owned clean energy retrofit projects within the province, by providing $650,000 in funding through CELP. Proactive investments into existing infrastructure can lead to significant savings. Since launching in 2015, the Community Energy Leadership Program (CELP) was created to help fund and implement energy efficiency and clean […]

June 2019: Benchmarking Required For Multi-Family Buildings in California

California’s Building Energy Benchmarking Program is in full effect for buildings over 50,000 square feet. Starting June 1st, 2019, Assembly Bill (AB) 802 will require smaller commercial and multi-family properties to also submit building data for benchmarking. Stay proactive and benchmark your building now with QMC’s energy benchmarking solution.   Interesting tidbit: Electrical energy is […]

BC Investing in Social Housing with Large Scale Retrofit Plans

Over $1 billion dollars will be spent over the next decade to make multi-residential social housing more energy efficient, cost-effective, and cleaner for the environment. The Provincial Government of BC is planning on investing $400 million of the $1 billion-dollar initiative in retrofitting current social housing to be more energy efficient, with some buildings reducing […]