There is still time to save on capacity charges

After three years of mild weather and unusually low occupancy, last week’s heatwave across eastern Australia provided a timely reminder that active demand management is essential for containing electricity costs in commercial buildings. Prior to COVID, it was normal...

Freezers are Cool again!

With all the talk of batteries as we move towards a 100% renewable grid, have you wondered whatever happened to thermal storage? Thermal storage (ice, chilled water, hot water) originally achieved some prominence as a way to shift building load from peak to off-peak...

How Buildings Alive’s AI helps cut energy costs and carbon

Recently we released new artificial intelligence (AI) technology that changes the way energy is managed in buildings. How does it compare to generative AI technologies like ChatGPT, DALL-E and Midjourney? There are similarities in approach, but let’s wind back a bit...

Our clients are getting ‘real’ about carbon 24/7

Since September 2021, the automated monthly reports we send to our clients summarizing their portfolios’ energy savings have contained a footnote that normally reads something like this one: Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions measured at hourly intervals throughout...