Articles by Lindsay Audin, CEM, CEP

Energy Wiz: What's Behind for the ‘Smart' Meter?

August 1, 2007
With more detailed user info, volatile pricing may not just be passing through.

Read More

Energy Wiz: Putting The Genie Back In The Bottle

June 1, 2007
At least 8 of the 23 states that have deregulated their retail electricity markets are considering reversing that decision. In the process, issues are being raised that could impact power pricing, regardless of how such changes occur. Power customers should be looking for ways to insulate themselves from sudden electric “shocks.”
Read More

Energy Wiz: LED Blinks In The Spotlight

May 2, 2007
Light fixtures using light-emitting diodes (LED) hold great promise, but some early models have not met claims or expectations. Early adopters need to carefully test units being promoted for area and task lighting.

Read More

Energy Wiz: Fluorescents Afoot

April 1, 2007
Should you jump on the incandescent ban bandwagon?
Read More

Energy Wiz: Being Clear About Window Film

February 26, 2007
Manage heat gain while looking on the bright side.
Read More

The Energy Wiz: LADDERED POWER <i>Contracts</i>

February 1, 2007
Under deregulation, some retail power customers are applying power purchasing techniques commonly used by utilities to avoid feeling wholesale price volatility at the retail level. One such technique involves “laddering” contracts. To ensure acceptable results, a clear understanding is needed of this technique’s limitations.
Read More

The Energy Wiz: A Powerful Parable

January 1, 2007
When power customers look at their costs for electricity, they tend to lump the price of the commodity (i.e., the raw cost without delivery) with the rest of the electric bill (e.g., distribution). Doing so, however, may miss the boat on options to cut the total cost of power.
Read More

The Energy Wiz: Fun With Energy Profiler Online

December 1, 2006
To deal with growing power demands, the Feds and some states are pushing demand-response and time-based power pricing (e.g., real-time pricing). Many utilities are helping customers to that end by providing online energy analysis software, such as Energy Profiler Online (EPO). For account loads over ~1 MW, your utility may already offer such services.

Read More

The Energy Wiz: We're Havin' A Heat Wave ...

November 1, 2006
Read More



Image Galleries

ES Gallery: Snapshots & Systems

Check out highlights from projects featured in our magazine this year!
3/25/14 2:00 pm EST

Improving Cooling and PUE in Existing Data Centers

On-Demand This webinar will provide cost-effective practical tips and feasible retrofit solutions that can be implemented in operational data centers to address some cooling issues and improve energy efficiency.

Engineered Systems Magazine

ES July 2014 cover

2014 July

Check out the July 2014 issue of Engineered Systems, with features on chiller retrofits in health care facilities, building automation, and much more!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Data Collection

Following Paul Ehrlich's BAS column, what describes your team's performance with data collection, normalization/storage, and analytics/reporting?
View Results Poll Archive


The Green Energy Management Book

Learn from our experts how to evaluate job opportunities, market your services, sell a Walk-through Survey, target areas for an Energy Audit, calculate energy savings, do retrofit work, and win continuing contracts for retrofit work.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas Research ImageWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Tomorrow's Environment Podcast

This series from longtime columnist and chronic forward-thinker Howard McKew covers a lot of ground -- from retrocommissioning to systems training, on toward checklists for drawings and tips for meeting minutes. Click HERE to be taken to the podcast page!


new Facebook icon Twitter icon YouTube iconLinkedIn icon  Google+