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Published on October 23rd, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

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Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) News

This comes from Pat Remick, NRDC Senior Energy Communications Strategist.

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NRDC’s new report on Real Time Energy Management validates the substantial energy (and money) savings readily available by catching “operational stray” (such as cooling or heating for a weekend meeting but someone forgets to set them back to normal schedule), and provides a roadmap for owners and tenants to improve their buildings — and save money with similar projects.

“Stray” happens in even the best-run buildings but keeping tabs on it can pay off for tenants and owners, as NRDC Senior Financial Policy Analyst Philip Henderson notes in his blog posting today about a DC case study: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/phenderson/cutting_energy_waste_by_runnin.html.

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is a writer, producer, and director. Meyers is editor and site director of Green Building Elements, a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.



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