On January 25th, 2024, the Department of Energy, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a joint statement asking utility companies to come to the table and make energy and water usage data available for multifamily properties. The essence of the statement was their joint commitment to “championing the availability of whole-building utility data access.”
What’s Your Baseline? Benchmarking and the Advancement of Building Performance Standards (BEPS) This blog is an update to Calico’s original blog post titled “What’s Your Baseline? Benchmarking and the Advent of Building Performance Standards (BEPS)” from August of 2020. We have woven our 2023 update in italics along with our original 2020 text. Then: If you’re in the utility world, or the energy policy world, or the building management world… Read More »What’s Your Baseline? Benchmarking and the Advancement of Building Performance Standards
Join us in welcoming Kathleen to the Calico team! The Chief of Staff role was created to support Calico through our next phase of growth and is pivotal in supporting departments across the organization to identify and build efficiencies as well as strengthen collaboration across teams. We are very lucky to have Kathleen here and look forward to all that we will accomplish together.
The energy landscape is changing. In some jurisdictions, gas utilities are facing moratoria on new customer connections. Electricity companies are seeing initiatives to engage customers with behind the meter solutions. New dynamics in the market also run the gamut, from aggregators allowing customers direct participation in demand response, capacity, and ancillary services to solar and storage solution deployments helping customers avoid volumetric charges and optimizing for certain rates. Utilities are impacted by it all.
Tammy McLeod Joins Calico Energy Board of Directors Positioned to apply a broad range of utility and start-up knowledge to the challenges facing cities, utilities, and private equity real estate, Tammy McLeod, President & CEO of the Flinn Foundation has accepted a position with Calico Energy’s Board of Directors. Calico Energy is focused on the role utilities and utility data must play in scaling decarbonization of the building sector. “Tammy… Read More »Tammy McLeod Joins Calico Energy Board of Directors
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.
Janis Machala Joins Calico Energy Board of Directors Calico Energy’s CEO, Colleen Morris, is proud to announce Janis Machala has joined Calico’s board of directors. Janis brings decades of experience as a corporate director, CEO, business executive, and executive coach with her. As a board member, industry and community leader and innovator, Janis has deep experience in the technology, energy services and B2B software and services sectors. With her diverse industry background, Janis brings strategic and market development excellence that drives systems thinking and innovation for enhanced shareholder value. She brings… Read More »Janis Machala 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 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