Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:00:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Surviving the Summer Heat Wave with Smart Energy Consumption https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/07/04/surviving-the-summer-heat-wave-with-smart-energy-consumption/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/07/04/surviving-the-summer-heat-wave-with-smart-energy-consumption/#comments Thu, 04 Jul 2013 11:17:12 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=8687 This week’s weather headlines are downright scary: the Weather Channel warns of the “Dangerous Situation on Tap for Southwest” and CNN notes that “Heat Scorches One Part of US.” My... Read more »

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The Good Old Days at University https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/05/08/the-good-old-days-at-university/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/05/08/the-good-old-days-at-university/#comments Wed, 08 May 2013 07:09:33 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=7001 At a charity event this past weekend, I had the pleasure to meet an 18-year-old relative of a good friend. This teenager was in her senior year at an American... Read more »

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Energy Management: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/04/01/energy-management-its-a-marathon-not-a-sprint/ Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:37:18 +0000 http://blog-dev.schneider-electric.com/main/?p=1580 The buzz at Schneider Electric right now centers on the Paris Marathon, of which we just became the title sponsor. Many of my colleagues are training to complete the full... Read more »

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Hotel Genius https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/01/29/hotel-genius/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2013/01/29/hotel-genius/#comments Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:44:07 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/main/?p=247 I like to think of myself as a frequent traveler: more than 35 countries visited, at the top of a few airline status lists, and with a fail-safe packing strategy.... Read more »

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Goodbye, Green Buildings https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/08/03/goodbye-green-buildings/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/08/03/goodbye-green-buildings/#comments Fri, 03 Aug 2012 09:30:03 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/greenbuildings/?p=975 I’ve been a self-proclaimed green buildings dork since 2006, when I lived in one of the most sustainable cities in the US—Seattle—and learned the joys of efficient public transportation and... Read more »

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Go Green in the City https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/06/27/go-green-in-the-city/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/06/27/go-green-in-the-city/#comments Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:30:55 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/greenbuildings/?p=891 For the second year in a row, I have had the pleasure to be a part of Go Green in the City, an international case challenge for university students. Last... Read more »

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Earth Day in Europe https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/04/20/earthday/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/04/20/earthday/#comments Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:38:29 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/greenbuildings/?p=441   I write this blog more than 4,500 miles from home from the Schneider Electric office in Maidenhead, England. While in the UK, it’s been exciting to see how London... Read more »

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EE Global 2012 https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/03/28/ee-global-2012/ Wed, 28 Mar 2012 19:49:50 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/greenbuildings/?p=340 The Alliance to Save Energy welcomed energy efficiency evangelists from around the world to EE Global, what they call “the crème de la crème of energy efficiency conferences.”  Schneider Electric... Read more »

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I Manage a Green Building https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/03/22/i-manage-a-green-building-2/ Thu, 22 Mar 2012 15:34:31 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/greenbuildings/?p=301 My last blog was about working in a green building, where occupants see values such as easy card access to the building and EV charging station, direct interaction with the... Read more »

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I Work in a Green Building https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/03/06/iworkinagreenbldg/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/03/06/iworkinagreenbldg/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 19:39:49 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/greenbuildings/?p=271 As a member of Schneider Electric’s Green Buildings team (and an active member in my local USGBC chapter), I try to exemplify sustainable practices in my professional and personal life.... Read more »

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I Heart Green Buildings https://blog.se.com/building-management/2012/02/14/valentinesday/ Tue, 14 Feb 2012 19:33:58 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/greenbuildings/?p=215 The Twitterverse has been abuzz today with heart day topics from “How Sustainable is Your Valentine’s Day Candy?” and a Harvard Business Review “Ode to Leadership and Love.” In honor of... Read more »

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Sustainable Celebrations https://blog.se.com/sustainability/2012/02/07/sustainable-celebrations/ https://blog.se.com/sustainability/2012/02/07/sustainable-celebrations/#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2012 09:30:24 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/greenbuildings/?p=201 I look forward to celebrations—like birthday parties and the Super Bowl, and this week’s blog will combine my love for a good party with my passion for sustainability. My friends... Read more »

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