SparkFund's take on all things energy
The business model shift driving growth in digital music, solar panels, and other consumer technologies is poised to have the same impact on commercial energy efficiency in the United States.
Jan 15, 2016
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) is going to create significant opportunities for energy efficiency focused businesses around the US. Companies are now updating their offerings to win as much additional work as possible, while innovative financing models are becoming integral to a successful sales strategy.
Nov 2, 2015
We all know that energy efficiency retrofits can provide building owners significant savings to operating costs. However, energy efficiency is often the ugly cousin of sexy solar. Retrofitting aspirations are often given a low priority causing delays and loss of interest. Trying to engage potential project owners? Check out these 6 prime opportunities for energy services or equipment upgrades.
While it is common knowledge that buildings and automobiles place the highest energy burden on our grid and our planet, agricultural production is often neglected in its critical importance to the global energy equation. Like most commercial and industrial buildings, agricultural operations have high potential for energy efficiency improvements. Yet unlike conventional buildings, farmers are constantly pursuing new methods for higher efficiency in energy use and production – often with synergetic benefits for better quality produce and lower energy usage. This isn’t farming, this is the future of agriculture.
Topics: Energy Efficiency
Aug 31, 2015
Last week, I announced to the SparkFund team that I have made the difficult but ultimately very positive decision to transition out of my role as President & COO of the company over the next month. This blog explains my decision in a bit more detail.
SparkFund knows that time is money. That’s why we’re committed to making financing energy efficiency projects quick and easy. When our partners requested an even faster, simpler way to get us customer financial info, we hit the drawing board to come up with a more streamlined and user-friendly application. We’re really excited about our new web-based form, and we hope you are, too!
Topics: Flexible Finance