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Leighton Wolffe

Leighton Wolffe is the principal of Wolffe Technology Group LLC, an independent consulting organization providing strategic business development, market research, and technology assessment services. WTG serves the facility industry as an owners advocate for federal and state agencies, health care institutions, universities, corporate real estate, and hig- tech environments. WTG helps facility owners develop and manage portfolio wide energy and capital upgrade projects utilizing new technologies, products and services through traditional and innovative financing models and energy market programs. As a research and development firm, WTG provides investors and companies with perspectives on emerging market trends, technology applications, business models, and product design. WTG works with clients to establish and deploy successful strategic marketing and business development initiatives for their products and services into existing and new markets. Wolffe began his career in facility operations in hospitals and universities, then worked with manufacturers of BAS, and more recently with energy companies and hi-tech startups to develop new and innovative products and software applications. He has authored numerous articles on evolving energy trends, serves on technology advisory boards, is a featured speaker at industry events and is active in all U.S. energy markets.

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ESCO 2.0 And Your Next Project

June 27, 2012
From a collaborative effort to rebuild after World War II to “microgrids” and buildings selling back un-used electricity, the basic concept has gone under several names and come a long way. Here, the authors discuss how facilities pursuing high performance can make sense of the many energy-related services and programs to help finance capital improvement projects and infrastructure upgrades.
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HIGHER PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS

October 12, 2011
"High-performance building” is a broadly used term that describes a well designed, efficient, and environmentally friendly facility.
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