Entries by UtiliSave Team

Michael Steifman is Bringing Down Energy Bills One Audit at a Time

APRIL 27, 2016 / in News / by Liam La Guerre, Commercial Observer…….. “The analogy that I like to use is that we are like tax attorneys for utility bills,” said Michael Steifman, the founder and chief operating officer of UtiliSave. Tax attorney might not sound like the most glamorous endeavor. And maybe it’s an […]

UtiliSave CEO Featured in Commercial Observer

Commercial Observer featured UtiliSave’s CEO, in its April 27, 2016 article entitled “Michael Steifman is Bringing Down Energy Bills One Audit at a Time.” This article discussed how UtiliSave’s business model of performing risk free energy audits has led to substantial refunds and energy savings to the companies that it serves. Steifman founded his premier […]

Effects of Storm Jonas on Utilities

From January 22, 2016 to January 24, 2016, the Mid-Atlantic through the Northeast regions of the United States were hit hard with a major blizzard, called Storm Jonas, which affected approximately 103 million people.  It took many by surprise after having a relatively warm winter. In its aftermath, some states saw up to three feet […]

Pumpkin Spice … Methane?

With Fall comes Pumpkin everything— from Pumpkin Spice Lattes to Pumpkin flavored chips, and everything you can think of in between.  But this year, there’s news about pumpkins that is a little less delicious. According to the Energy Department, this festive vegetable is actually not as harmless as you’d think. It’s being said that the […]

Why Utility Audits Make Sense

Who likes getting unexpected discounts when shopping, finding money in the street, or getting a tax refund in the mail? If you answered “I do!” to any of these, then read on! In the most basic terms—Utility Data Audits are done to make sure you’re being charged the absolute minimum price for your utilities. They […]

Why Retrofit?

It is becoming more evident than ever that technology is increasing and developing. Whether it be the electronic industry, automobile industry, or the utility industry for examples – advancements are always being made. This is true so much so that there always seems to be some sort of update, upgrade, or reconstruction that is suggested […]

Big Data in the Utility Industry

The amount of data that is now at our fingertips is consistently increasing and so are the analytics required to reap their benefits. This trend is expected to continue as the digital atmosphere is projected to be 44 times larger in 2020 than it was in 2009.  This means that not only are we able […]

Reinventing the Electric Utility in New York

A new system for overseeing energy distribution is gaining traction in New York.  The goal of the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) through its proposal called Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), is to change the way NY’s electricity is procured, distributed and regulated to create a more efficient and powerful infrastructure.  As power outages […]

The Difference Between ASHRAE Audits

An energy audit is the evaluation of a building’s energy consumption by professional engineers to uncover operational and equipment improvements that will save energy, reduce energy costs, and lead to higher performance.  In many areas, this is mandated by local law and depending on the locale, there may be incentives to alleviate the cost of […]

The Power of Big Data

It is becoming more and more evident that Big Data is getting BIG, and the role of analytics just may be an immediate divide between one company and another as data becomes a crucial part of production, labor and capital. According to research by McKinsey & Company – a global management consulting firm that serves […]