Managing occupant comfort levels has always been a tricky science. The pandemic has made this even more challenging, with the addition of required safety masks. Many people feel constricted when wearing a face covering, which complicates airflow and comfortable room temperature perceptions. With this psychological aspect intermingled with the need to adjust settings to increase fresh air circulation, building operators face finding a magic formula that keeps customers happy and safe.
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CASE STUDY: How PhoenixET enabled a major pet specialty retailer to devise and quickly deploy a new comfort energy strategy across over 1,600 stores.
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.
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.
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.