Category Archives: Business Practices

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF BRIGHT ENERGY SERVICES APPOINTED BY MAYOR TO THE NEW “SUSTAINABLE WHITE PLAINS” COMMITTEE‏

White Plains Mayor Tom Roach and Sustainable White Plains Committee Chair, Councilwoman Milagros Lecuona, has appointed Bonnie Hagen, Chief Operating Officer of Bright Energy Services, to the newly formed Sustainable White Plains Committee. Bonnie is one member of the 10 … Continue reading

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Virtual Audits Uncover Surprising Trends in Building Efficiency

Within the past few years there have been a handful of companies developing virtual auditing services. Virtual audits, also known as no-touch audits or rapid energy modeling, are not yet an industry standard, however they continue to gain a lot … Continue reading

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NYC Local Law 87 2014

The second cycle of New York City Local Law 87 is here and it’s time for nearly 1,500 buildings whose tax lot numbers end with the number “4” to starting getting serious about completing their energy audits and retro-commissioning requirements. … Continue reading

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WGBC Recognition

On June 5th, one of Bright Energy Service’s clients, The Colonial Needle Company of White Plains, NY, was recognized for their extraordinary energy efficiency efforts. Hosted at the Crowne Plaza White Plains, the 4th annual Westchester Green Business Challenge (WGBC) … Continue reading

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Westchester Green Business Challenge Recognizes Bright Energy Services for Sustainable Business Practices

Bright Energy Services was one of approximately 125 companies participating in the Westchester Green Business Challenge (WGBC) that were honored June 6 for their sustainable business practices.  Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino and Dr. Marsha Gordon, President and CEO … Continue reading

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The Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA Upgrades Their Lighting and Saves More Than $10,000 A Year On Their Electric Bill!

The Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA was founded in 1888 to cater to a then fast-growing community.  It has since steadily expanded into today’s 65,000 square-foot facility, providing a multitude of programs committed to promoting healthy living for its members ranging from toddlers … Continue reading

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New Demand Response Programs Offer Big Cash Payments to Business and Industry

A rapidly growing number of businesses are receiving checks for thousands of dollars, month after month, from a most unexpected source…their electric supplier (e.g. a local electric utility). In return for helping the electric supplier reduce the cost of supplying … Continue reading

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Case Study: Bright Energy Services Manages Major Energy Upgrades for Manufacturing/Warehouse/Office Facility

Bright Energy Services led a team that provided technical and administrative assistance for a company to perform major energy upgrades. Colonial Needle operates two adjoining buildings in White Plains, NY, in which warehouse, office, and light manufacturing activities occur. The … Continue reading

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Considering a Lighting Retrofit

Lighting upgrade projects driven by improvements in technologies that use less electrical energy to generate the same light levels has been a part of the Lighting Retrofit Industry since the early 1990’s. The early utility incentive programs encouraged replacement of … Continue reading

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Is Serious Climate Change Legislation Coming?

President Barack Obama has made a strong case lately for serious national climate change legislation; that is, rules to incentivize facilities to reduce energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions. With that in mind, new climate and energy legislation was announced … Continue reading

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