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Bust the Property Management Barrier

People understand that reducing energy costs and improving equipment operations are good for business. But how do you pitch energy efficiency to a customer who may not directly feel the benefits of a high-efficiency air conditioner? Property management facilities, characterized by companies that own or operate a building but lease the space to tenants, fall … Read More >

Advanced Lighting Controls Systems Pilot Program (ALCS Pilot)

Recent research has shown that installing advanced lighting control systems in commercial spaces can reduce energy use by as much as 75%. This enormous energy savings opportunity is often overlooked when lighting systems are upgraded in existing commercial facilities. SCE has developed the Advanced Lighting Control Systems Pilot Program (ALCS Pilot) to incentivize greater use … Read More >

June 2015 Program Updates

Share Your Ideas We want to hear from you! Share your ideas about new products or services that may help us save energy, reduce demand, and improve operations. Simply submit your ideas on Southern California Edison’s Share Your Ideas website. When you offer your ideas, you help us identify new ways to make customers’ program … Read More >

LED Midstream Lighting Program Set to Launch July 1

Effective July 1, 2015, SCE will transition a number of Express Solutions for LED lamps to a midstream program delivery model. Please see Figure 1 for Express Solutions that will no longer be eligible under the Express Program and Figure 2 for the Midstream Lighting Program incentives. The change in LED lamp incentives from an … Read More >

May 2015 Program Updates

Preferred Resources Pilot Offers Higher kW Incentive SCE has launched a multi-year, comprehensive study called the Preferred Resources Pilot (PRP), which is designed to determine whether clean energy resources — such as energy efficiency, energy conservation, solar, wind, and energy storage — can meet the constantly changing demands for electricity in the central Orange County area. Specifically, it will … Read More >

Join the RCx Program and Help Buildings Work Smarter, Not Harder

The SCE Retrocommissioning (RCx) program is looking for qualified RCx Providers. If your firm has experience bringing the huge benefits of RCx — reduced energy use, improved building performance, and increased life and reliability of equipment — to SCE customers, we want to hear from you. You can find more detail on the program website, but here are a … Read More >

Case Closed: How Adding Doors to Refrigerated Display Cases Saves Energy and Money

Grocery stores consume a notably high amount of energy per square foot. Most of the energy is attributed to refrigeration systems,1 with open display cases, when present, typically serving as the single biggest consumer. Open cases are a very common way to display refrigerated beverages and foods. The main reason they’re so inefficient is simply … Read More >

Building Spotlight: Faith-Based Facilities

California’s faith-based facilities face unique challenges to energy efficiency. Compared to other facilities, they typically have fewer operating hours and experience large swings in occupancy. Therefore, energy-using equipment experiences reduced runtimes, which can lengthen project payback periods. Still, Express and Customized Solutions offer many effective ways to help these facilities save on energy costs and … Read More >