Shannon Shea

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Fairbanks Energy Services to Sponsor BuildingsNY

Posted by Shannon Shea on April 10, 2018

National energy conservation firm will highlight how comprehensive efficiency upgrades and utility incentives can optimize energy usage for building owners and operators

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Topics: New York City, conference, sponsor

FES Project Spotlight: Parking Areas

Posted by Shannon Shea on March 30, 2018

With near 2 billion parking spaces in the U.S., and a third of them being located in parking lots, the parking garage sector accounts for a significant amount of real estate in cities and towns nationwide. Within this market, building owners spend more than $6 billion to light their parking lots and garages. By upgrading traditional parking garage fixtures to LEDs, significant advantages can be obtained in regard to finance and safety.

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Topics: LED lighting, Parking Garages

The Benefits of Modern Lighting on Parking Areas

Posted by Shannon Shea on March 21, 2018

As any seasoned facility manager can tell you, there are ample opportunities to reduce a company’s energy usage both inside and outside of their buildings. Production facilities, warehouses and labs often use the most power, but external areas, such as parking lots and garages, must not be overlooked. When prioritizing the energy optimization projects at your facilities, take the time to examine how these locations are performing.

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Topics: LED lighting, energy efficiency, Parking Garages

Fairbanks Energy Services Saves Edward-Elmhurst Health Over 15,000,000 kWh Annually Through Numerous Lighting Upgrades and Other Energy Efficiency Initiatives

Posted by Shannon Shea on March 20, 2018

Leading energy conservation firm has implemented a range of LED lighting and other energy saving solutions for Chicago-area healthcare system, resulting in a total annual savings of $1.9 million

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Topics: Hospital, LED lighting, Chicago

Employee Insight: The Denver Data Center Market

Posted by Shannon Shea on February 26, 2018

It’s not a secret that Denver and the Rocky Mountain Region has been experiencing substantial growth in data center and other tech related business. Whether building new facilities, expanding existing ones or simply conducting business as usual, there’s almost always ample opportunity to increase energy efficiency and optimize data centers

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Topics: Data Center, energy efficiency, HVAC, Denver, Colorado, employee interview

Fairbanks Energy Services Publishes to Commercial Property Executive on Why to Consider Retrocommissioning

Posted by Shannon Shea on February 23, 2018

Ken Rackowski, Executive VP of  Fairbanks Energy Services’ Control’s Division, recently contributed to Commercial Property Executive’s viewpoints Section, which is their forum for guest columns and commentary. . In the article titled “Retrocommissioning Reconsidered”, Ken highlights how improving your facility's infrastructures, equipment and energy systems can yield very significant returns.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Controls, Fairbanks Energy, building management systems

Efficiency Emphasis: Increased HVAC Incentives for NYC

Posted by Shannon Shea on January 31, 2018
 
As we talked about in our last post, New York City has become a hotbed for energy efficiency opportunities in the commercial and industrial space. Local Law 88 has created a mandate for energy conservation in the lighting of non-residential space in buildings. Equally as important is the energy savings that can be found within HVAC systems.
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Topics: utility incentives, New York City, HVAC

New York Local Law 88: Why the Right Time to Upgrade Your Lighting is Now

Posted by Shannon Shea on December 15, 2017
 
 
The impressive reductions in operating costs and energy usage from modern LED lighting have been a catalyst for the implementation of energy efficiency initiatives across the country. New York City, one of the largest and most energy intensive areas in the U.S., is no exception.
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Topics: LED lighting, New York City, Local Law 88

November Recap

Posted by Shannon Shea on November 30, 2017

Check out Fairbanks Energy's photo recap of November featuring Salesforce's Dreamforce conference and our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Scarlett Oak Tavern. We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday last week!

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Topics: Photo Editorial

Making Connections at the 2017 National Grid Energy Efficiency Summit

Posted by Shannon Shea on October 23, 2017

Fairbanks Energy Services was the Former Patriots Player Visionary Sponsor at National Grid's 2017 Customer and Partner Energy Efficiency Summit on October 19th. The summit held at Gillette Stadium connects peers for a day of networking while showcasing the latest innovative technologies and sustainability solutions. Each year the summit attracts National Grid’s largest commercial, industrial, municipal and institutional leaders from Massachusetts and Rhode Island. 

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