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Banking Chain Improves The Customer Experience Through Branch Comfort

Monday January 3, 2022
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies


A comfortable banking environment accomplishes several critical things. It relaxes and helps build trust with customers. It also focuses associates and managers on building customer relationships to maximize company objectives. This case study highlights how we helped a major financial chain address comfort issues, enabling them to hone in on sales goals with renewed drive.

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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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Recorded 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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Energy Benchmarking Trends in Facilities Management

Monday August 10, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

Climate change is an issue that is shaping how buildings are retrofitted and operated. Reducing its impact is the impetus behind many state and local environmental policies, and among those is the push to mandate energy use in buildings. These “benchmarking” ordinances require building owners to track their energy consumption. Cities such as St. Paul, Chicago, Denver, and Austin have all passed benchmarking requirements to reduce commercial energy usage.

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Managing Associate and Customer Comfort in Retail's New Normal

Wednesday May 20, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

As a result of Covid-19, State and local requirements as well as personal safety have many retail store associates and customers wearing masks in the store. With the coming of summer, wearing masks has resulted in associates and customers becoming overheated and uncomfortable while working and shopping.  Several of our customers requested our assistance to propose a temporary solution to improve the comfort in their stores. Your needs may vary, but below are our recommended considerations.

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