The South Jersey Energy Blog

Smart Buildings: Does Your Commercial Energy Make The Grade?

Posted by Rowena Phatak on Jun 04, 2015

Smart buildings are the future of commercial energy. They don’t just save business owners money; they carry serious benefits for the environment, too. More and more, influential businesses are making energy efficiency a priority. But you don’t need to be a big player to make a big change. If you’re looking for commercial energy solutions that improve efficiency and drive cost savings, understand why smart buildings are the future and start making plans to integrate smart energy into your own business.

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Why Commercial Energy Technology, Design And Culture Must Interconnect

Posted by Tammy Garrison on Apr 23, 2015

When it comes to reducing your power bill, to truly see lasting results, you must commit to interconnecting the trinity of commercial energy management: implementing smart energy technology and design while also working to bolster your company’s cultural commitment to energy-saving tactics. 

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How A Commercial Energy Manager Understands Your Load Management

Posted by Salvatore Ritorto on Mar 24, 2015

Load management is the process of balancing the supply of energy on the network with the energy load by adjusting or controlling the load, rather than the power station’s energy output. 

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How To Flatten Your Commercial Energy Costs, Step 2: Solar Energy Systems

Posted by Judi Subers on Mar 10, 2015

Businesses are flattening their commercial energy costs by turning free sunshine into electricity. Solar energy systems – photovoltaics (PV) or concentrated solar power (CSP) – help commercial businesses generate a sustainable, clean, and more affordable way to reduce traditional energy consumption. 

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How To Flatten Your Commercial Energy Costs For Maximum Savings

Posted by Phil Cerria on Feb 24, 2015

As a commercial business owner, you likely struggle with fluctuating commercial energy costs. A large portion of your operating budget is allocated to energy usage, approximately 25-35% of your operating budget, and it’s not a fixed cost. 

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Breaking Down Business Utility Bills 101: What Are You Paying For?

Posted by Tammy Garrison on Nov 13, 2014


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How To Find A Commercial Energy Provider You Can Trust

Posted by Ed McFadden on Sep 22, 2014

Certain deregulation laws have prompted many businesses to split energy costs into two utility bills: the supply portion and the delivery portion. The supply portion of your energy bill has been opened up to a lot of competition amongst commercial energy providers. 

Partnering with a commercial energy provider does not impact the reliability and safety of your service. Rather, moving to a different supplier than that of your gas or electric utility is an economic decision to achieve better energy management and reduce energy costs.

Since deregulation laws took effect, a number of commercial energy management services have surfaced. Knowing which commercial energy provider to partner with might seem daunting, but it’s actually a positive situation to have so many choices. Do your due diligence and you gain a trusted partner to help you lower your utility bills, not just month over month, but through strategies that have a far-reaching, long-term impact on lowering your energy costs. 

When looking to partner with a commercial energy provider, consider the following attributes of a trustworthy third-party supplier:

Your Supplier Should Be Attentive From The Start

You’re going to have a lot of questions about your energy bill and the supplier’s costs, as well as the business benefits of investing in commercial energy management.

If the supplier you’re researching doesn’t show care and attention upfront, it’s a sign they aren’t completely invested in learning about your needs. If they aren’t interested in learning your needs, they aren’t able to help you achieve long-lasting savings on your utility bill. 

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