Climate Literacy and the Plan for Clean Power

Earth Day, which is celebrated every year throughout the world on April 22nd, was first established back in 1970. Even then, people were beginning to understand that the way we lived was having a huge impact on the environment around us. As the years have passed, the focus of Earth Day – to raise awareness … Read More

5 Reasons to Adopt Power Usage Meters

Every building manager and owner wants to find ways to lower their building’s overhead costs. The most effective ways to do this is to reduce the building’s energy consumption. The amount of energy a typical building uses can be quite substantial when you consider all of the lights, HVAC units, appliances, vending machines, electronics, and … Read More

6 Associations Doing Great Things for the Environment

The negative impact that we have on the environment around us has been clear for a long time now, although it hasn’t been until recently that the majority of people and businesses have accepted responsibility and have begun taking steps to reduce their environmental footprint. As a result, more and more associations have popped up … Read More

BOSS Controls is Creating Energy Efficiencies for Saint Paul RiverCentre and Xcel Energy Center With its Smart Plug Solution

BOSS Controls LLC, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) energy management and controls company, and channel partner Veterans’ Unisource, based in Minnesota, recently deployed the BOSS Controls Smart Plug Solution at Saint Paul RiverCentre and Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. BOSS Controls helps commercial property owners increase energy efficiency and reduce costs by … Read More

Rebate vs. Incentive – What’s the difference?

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Some utilities offer a Rebate, and others offer an Incentive, is there really a difference? To your utility company, there’s a big difference.  Think about their mindset:  They know that some customers will install a new HVAC unit if it saves them 20% on their heating/cooling cost and recover those savings over 5 years, but … Read More

Energy Savings at a Glance 2016

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Some companies have taken action to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprints, while others are just formulating plans.  2030 Districts have pledged energy savings and are establishing partnerships with vendors that can create high-performance buildings, these districts are at the forefront of sustainability initiatives.  Public and private partnerships are forming across North American to … Read More

Westmoreland County Community College is Doing its Part to Shrink Carbon Footprint

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Purchases BOSS Controls Energy Efficiency Solution BOSS Controls LLC, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) energy management and controls company, announced today that it will be deploying its Energy Efficiency Solution on the main campus of Westmoreland County Community College (Westmoreland), Youngwood, PA. BOSS, as a leader in energy efficiency and savings at the plug … Read More

Building Energy Modeling for Owners and Managers

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As a building owner or manager, keeping costs down is most likely one of your main priorities – and if it’s not, it certainly should be. This means identifying where your building could use improvements in terms of energy consumption is something that you should be all for. Although some energy improvements may cost money … Read More

The Future of the Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things wasn’t even an established concept until the end of the 20th century, and it has advanced to such a degree that life without it can barely be imagined. Huge steps have been made over the past decade that has resulted in more and more devices being connected online.For example, the use of … Read More

BOSS Partners with West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund

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BOSS Controls LLC, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) energy management and controls company, is working with West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund on a pilot program to deploy a BOSS Smart Plug Program in the West Penn Power service region.  WPPSEF support will be used to further deploy and demonstrate BOSS’s technology in western … Read More