Insights

At CLEAResult, we take pride in cultivating an actively collaborative environment infused with intelligent, creative and passionate people. The unique insights of our industry leaders stem from their experience and enthusiasm for achieving results for our clients.

We update this page regularly to share our thoughts regarding industry news, emerging technology and new products, energy policy developments and other topical issues.


Expert Q-and-A: Segment-specific approaches and happy customers

March 6, 2015
by Jeremy Litow, Senior Director

As the grocery practice leader for CLEAResult, Jeremy Litow ensures the development and assimilation of best practices across our national Grocery Energy Efficiency Programs operations. He’s applied a tested market segmentation approach to commercial energy efficiency that improves program impacts for both the utility and the customer.

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Mentoring the next generation of energy professionals at the AESP National Conference

February 24, 2015
by Daniel E. Merchant II, VP of Client Relations

Having worked in this industry for 25 years, I enthusiastically accepted the opportunity to mentor a scholarship recipient and young energy professional at the 25th annual Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) National Conference, in Orlando this February. 

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Evaluating changes in the energy industry at the AESP National Conference

February 13, 2015
by Denis Garman, Senior Director of Brand Strategy

How many times do we sit back and reflect on the work we have done and where we need to go? It’s a great exercise that we often don’t do enough in our personal and professional lives.

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Introducing People First, Buildings Second

February 5, 2015
by Laura Hutchings, Customer Experience Strategist

In July of 2014, I joined CLEAResult in the mission to change the way people use energy. Previously, I served as the CEO of Populus, a small company with a big focus on customer experience. Driven to achieve high rates of customer adoption for energy upgrades, Populus honed an approach to customer experience called People First, Buildings Second™. More than a means of achieving cost-effective energy savings, the approach provides a framework for customer-centric program implementation.

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What’s in the box?

January 30, 2015
by Mary Nokes, Marketing Project Manager

By using this simple question in a furnace rebate marketing campaign, energySMART, a Nicor Gas program, and CLEAResult were able to educate, increase awareness and drive participation in the residential rebate offering.

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7 ways we save energy at a CLEAResult office

January 23, 2015
by Amber Buhl, PE, Engineer

In previous blog posts we discussed strategies to reduce plug load energy. We’ve taken a dose of our own medicine and implemented energy savings methods in our office on SW Main Street in Portland, Oregon and have been able to save a total of 31 percent of our plug load energy.

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CLEAResult clients discuss

January 15, 2015
By CLEAResult staff

CLEAResult hosted our second annual Energy Efficiency Roundup in November. At the event, more than 115 leaders from utilities around the country attended sessions about important industry issues and shared ideas. We caught up with four clients in between sessions to hear information about the great work being done in this industry.

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Commissioning Authority Lab #2: A Visual Tour

January 8, 2015
By Arthur Lender, Marketing Account Manager

In our ongoing effort to help utilities, businesses and individuals make the wise use of energy a way of life, CLEAResult delivered its second Commissioning Authority Lab recently, hosting and instructing a diverse group of participants from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds, in Sacramento, California. This training course allowed participants to apply learnings in a realistic lab setting.

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