Beat Blog

by Better Buildings Beat Team on Nov 22, 2019
Last week, DOE’s Smart Energy Analytics (SEA) Campaign welcomed its 100th participant. For the past three years, DOE, through this campaign, has helped participants leverage commercially-available energy management information systems (EMIS) and use ongoing monitoring practices to meet their...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 03, 2019
After joining the Better Buildings Challenge in 2015, The Wendy’s Company took on the additional task of engaging with its franchisees and encouraged them to set their own Challenge goals. To date, 17 franchisees—representing 3.6 million square feet and more than 1,200 restaurants—followed The...
by The SEA Campaign Team on May 16, 2019
The call for Spring award applications was heard loud and clear by Campaign participants this year. We received a very strong group of applications; each one was a solid contender with an interesting EMIS story to tell. At a webinar on June 6, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST, we will present the 7 recognized...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Sep 06, 2017
Proper building maintenance is a critical component of any facility’s sustainability strategy. Without the right tools in place, it can be challenging to know if your HVAC system has leaky chilled water valves or outdoor air sensor drift. Better Buildings Challenge partner, Sprint, has a tool that...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 04, 2017
The Smart Energy Analytics (SEA) Campaign encourages the use of commercially available Energy Management and Information Systems (EMIS) technologies and ongoing monitoring practices to help uncover energy-saving opportunities and improve building performance for the long run. With building...