Megan Lavelle

Energy Equity

Extending DEI to Energy Equity and Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Extending DEI to Energy Equity and Energy Efficiency in Buildings Part One Energy Efficiency is Key to Energy Equity BIPOC1, low-income and other marginalized groups are disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change.2 Additionally, these groups are more likely to suffer from energy insecurity and burden – spending more of their income on energy and/or struggling with access entirely.3 Numerous organizations across the nation and the globe are calling attention to… Read More »Extending DEI to Energy Equity and Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Janis Machala Joins Calico Energy Board of Directors

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

Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data Access: Part Three – The Possibilities

Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data Access: The Problems, Processes and Possibilities (A Series) Part Three: The Possibilities 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 series explores barriers, practical approaches, and stakeholder benefits around utility-enabled whole building data access. Making it… Read More »Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data Access: Part Three – The Possibilities

Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data Access: Part Two – The Processes

Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data Access: The Problems, Processes and Possibilities (A Series) Part Two: The Processes Building energy consumption is an unsolved problem at scale because it takes baseline data to drive meaningful change in a building. Leveraging utility data is the key, but easy, consistent access has stalled progress for years. This blog series explores the barriers, approaches, and benefits to utility-enabled whole building data access. The Barriers to… Read More »Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data Access: Part Two – The Processes