Energy and Smart Building Industry Blog

Energy and Smart Building Industry Blog

The EEI National Key Accounts Workshop Goes Virtual for 2020

Wednesday October 7, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

The EEI National Key Accounts Workshop has gone virtual this year and runs from Tuesday, October 6th to Wednesday, October 28th. Just like every other tradeshow, the normally in-person event has changed its format from several days in a great location to a series of interactive sessions and webinars throughout the month. If you are interested, register for free. As always, the event covers the most current energy industry topics to educate and connect corporate customers and energy industry experts and vendors.


While we will certainly miss the epic PhoenixET After Party this year, we look forward to the next time we can all wear silly costumes. In the meantime, do register for this event to learn the latest and greatest in C&I energy management.

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Shopper and Employee Comfort and Safety in a COVID-19 Environment

Monday October 5, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

The pandemic has thrown a lot of curveballs at retail. And facility managers have contended with their share of the challenges. There are many questions and speculations about indoor air quality, compliance, and how to safely manage building occupants with minimal mandated regulations to follow. FMs are left to balance the myriad of recommendations from ASHRAE, the CDC, OSHA, and local and state bodies.

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Driving Comfort and Safety Across PetSmart's 1,600 Stores During COVID

Monday September 28, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

 

At the height of the pandemic, PetSmart contended with an increase in hot calls nationwide and decided how best to keep employees, pets, and customers safe and comfortable. Now you can learn from their experience in a recorded webinar with their Manager of Energy & Sustainability detailing how they adjusted their energy strategy to achieve significant benefits, with surprising little increase in energy spend.

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Upcoming Webinar - Balancing Associate Comfort and Safety

Monday September 21, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

Have you ever wondered what it would cost to keep your stores cooler 24/7 during the summer months? Recently the face covering requirements and heat waves across the country helped Rachael Ruelas, Manager of Energy and Sustainability at PetSmart find out, and now you can hear the answer.

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What Facility Managers Need to Know About Fire Risks Posed by COVID

Monday September 21, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

The pandemic has posed several left-field side effects, including a national coin shortage, businesses finding productivity spikes despite employees working from home, and unique challenges in maintaining fire safety in buildings–even though fewer people are in them!

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