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Category Archives: Energy Savings Performance Contracts

Tsunami of Science To Your Benefit

Musing on gravity waves, the question of the definition of gravity comes to mind. Is gravity an attraction force? Is it the earth’s gravity that draws material to its surface?   Or, is it possible observable gravity events are actually the consequence of an outside force pushing material to the surface of the earth?   […]

Nabber all you want about ‘green’ strategies. In the final analysis, building owners and investors want True Green.

While visiting business recently, an employee showing me around boasted of the green features incorporated into the construction of that particular building. He pointed to the floor tiles and said with a smile, “Our flooring was made of recycled materials.” To myself, I thought to ask, “Do you really believe there is a shortage of […]

Dr. Malow’s Hammer vs. The Scientific Method

Fewer than 1 percent of papers published in scientific journals follow the scientific method, according to research by Wharton School professor and forecasting expert J. Scott Armstrong. Professor Armstrong, who co-founded the peer-reviewed Journal of Forecasting in 1982 and the International Journal of Forecasting in 1985, made the claim in a presentation about what he […]

Freedom from the Myths of Anthropogenic Global Warming & Climate Change

Genuine science based on the geologic record trumps pseudo-science based on political suppositions. According to an article in ScienceMag.org titled Variations in the Earth’s Orbit: Pacemaker of the Ice Ages: “It is concluded that changes in the earth’s orbital geometry are the fundamental cause of the succession of Quaternary ice ages. A model of future […]

Economical Performance: Customer-Centered Serivces

Over my fifty years of service to customers, the traditional corporate business model has served to enrich the wealth of stockholders, often at the expense of the corporations’ customers. Such a business model rewards salespersons who sell products and services then rewards project managers to not deliver what the sales force sold. Salespeople are paid […]

There is a body of thought that we can run America on #RenewableEnergy

There is a body of thought that we can run America on #RenewableEnergy.   First of all, let’s clarify the meaning of renewable. One of my dictionaries defines renew, “to restore to a former state esp. so as to be used again”.   While true, this present administration produces a lot of hot air, the […]

Fishing for Business – Specific Advice to Churches

When a sales person boasts how his or her company’s chief interest in your church is to put money into ministry, tell them to write a check. Demand they show actual past performance.