The New Era of Energy-Efficiency Management

The New Era of Energy-Efficiency Management

Price volatility, environmentalism, and emerging technologies eclipsing deregulation as primary industry driver

Waxman-Markey, cap and trade, smart-grid infrastructure, real-time pricing, demand response, on-site energy storage — never has there been a more fascinating — or challenging — time to pursue the field of energy or facility management, as we are experiencing the convergence of three long-gestating trends that will forever change the way we purchase, manage, and consume energy. Energy-price volatility peaked during the summer of 2008, and as expected, consumption behavior

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