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Calico Conversations: Tammy McLeod, Ph.D.

Calico Conversations: Tammy McLeod, Ph.D.​ Utilities and Building Level Data by Colleen Morris & Tammy McLeod, Ph.D In 2022 Calico is starting up a “Conversations” series, and we’re excited and honored to share our first of those – a piece cowritten with Tammy McLeod, Ph.D. Tammy is currently the President & CEO of the Flinn Foundation after 20 years with Arizona Public Service (APS). During her time at APS she held many titles, including… Read More »Calico Conversations: Tammy McLeod, Ph.D.

Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data Access: Part One – The Problems

Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data Access: The Problems, Processes and Possibilities (A Series) Part One: The Problems Building energy consumption remains an unsolved problem at scale – it takes baselines across all building types and sizes to drive meaningful change. Utility data is the key, but easy, consistent access has stalled progress for years. This blog series explores barriers, practical approaches, and stakeholder benefits around utility-enabled whole building data access. Building… Read More »Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data Access: Part One – The Problems

Kevin Klustner Joins Calico Energy Board of Directors

Kevin Klustner Joins Calico Energy Board of Directors Calico Energy CEO, Colleen Morris, is delighted to announce Kevin Klustner has joined Calico’s board of directors. “Kevin brings a wealth of executive operational experience to Calico’s board, and his understanding of the energy and building sectors will be an essential asset as we grow the business.” notes Morris.   With over thirty years working in product development and clean tech, Kevin’s unique experience will support Calico’s overall vision and strategy.… Read More »Kevin Klustner Joins Calico Energy Board of Directors
Carbon Emissions Are Rising, but Whole Building Utility Data Can Help

Carbon Emissions Are Rising, but Whole Building Utility Data Can Help

Carbon Emissions are Rising, but Whole Building Utility Data Can Help This blog post was originally published on utilitydive.com.  Approximately 395 GtCO2. According to late 2019 estimates from the IPCC and CONSTRAIN project, 395 GtCO2 is our total remaining carbon budget for a 50% chance to limit warming to 1.5°C. The risks associated with climbing above 2°C are alarming, and we’re not doing enough to reduce consumption. Take buildings: with the immense markets surrounding energy efficiency and… Read More »Carbon Emissions Are Rising, but Whole Building Utility Data Can Help
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Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings: Scalable Approaches Depend on Utility Engagement

Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings: Scalable Approaches Depend On Utility Data and Engagement This blog post was originally published on utilitydive.com.  Back in 2001, research sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency uncovered a startling figure: respondents of the human activity pattern survey reported spending on average 87% of their day in enclosed buildings. Two decades later, that number is undoubtedly higher – elevated further with Coronavirus safety measures. Long story short: We spend a lot… Read More »Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings: Scalable Approaches Depend on Utility Engagement