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Allison C.

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EPAct 179D - Legislation Update

Posted by Allison C. on May 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: 179D

Energy Star Newsflash- 2017 Program Updates

Posted by Allison C. on Feb 15, 2017 12:49:04 PM

ENERGY STAR enables you to identify, prioritize, and verify opportunities for saving resources.  The addition of waste and water tracking provides your energy team a more complete picture from which they can make recommendations and improvements to shrink your operating expenditures further.  The tools display usage information in gas, electric, waste and water in multiple views to enhance understanding display changes in usage month to month. EDSS can analyze your usage trends, reach actionable conclusions that can shrink your energy expenditures without significant capital investment, and assist in obtaining national recognition for your business and energy efficient facility. 

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, EDSS, carbon footprint, NEWS, Water conservation, Energy Star, Waste

EDSS Redesigns Retailers' Back of House (BOH)

Posted by Allison C. on Dec 22, 2016 4:16:07 PM

December, 2016 | Whitmore Lake, MI- Retailers, Restaurants, and Franchisees often look at their front of house when evaluating upgrades as this is their face to their customers. “However, they’re missing a lot of savings from a maintenance-free back of house,” said David Ely, EDSS’s CEO. Replacing lighting in their back of house to LEDs can provide lower maintenance costs as LEDs have a longer life, lower operational costs, and a cleaner aesthetic for their employees.

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Topics: Lighting, Utility Rebates, Lighting supply, Energy Efficiency, EPAct, energy efficienct lighting, Retail, Incentives, Tax incentives, Franchisees, Restaurant, Lighting Design

EDSS looks forward to SPECS 2017- The Retail Event for Store Innovation

Posted by Allison C. on Nov 23, 2016 10:44:21 AM

November, 2017 | Whitmore Lake, MI- Coming back from presenting at LED Specifier Summit in Chicago, IL, EDSS is gearing up for Chain Store Age’s 53rd Annual SPECS conference set for March 12-14th, 2017. Advisory Board Member and EDSS COO, Sonja Berry, attended the October planning session to discuss the upcoming show’s agenda and educational sessions. Ms. Berry is one of 45 industry executives from leading retail companies and key supplier organizations that make up the SPECS advisory board.

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Topics: Lighting, Tradeshows, SPECS, Energy Efficiency, Retail, Florida, SPECSshow, ChainStoreAge, Restaurant

EDSS Expands Project Management Dept.

Posted by Allison C. on Oct 17, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Whitmore Lake, MI | October 17, 2016-- Following EDSS’s international expansion and growth nationwide, EDSS has expanded the project management department to greater serve our clients both domestically and abroad. EDSS’s project management team works hand-in-hand with our contractors and engineers to provide our clients with turnkey holistic lighting and energy solutions.

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Topics: Lighting, EDSS Office, Women Owned Buisiness, EDSS, Energy, Careers, Whitmore Lake, Hiring, Jobs, Michigan, Project Management

Energy Design Service Systems (EDSS) chosen for the Inc. 5000 List

Posted by Allison C. on Aug 24, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Whitmore Lake, August 24, 2016- Landing on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 List for the fourth time, Energy Design Service Systems (EDSS) has maintained its position amongst the elite. At #4729, EDSS highlights continued growth and joins the ranks of the nation’s fastest growing private companies.

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Topics: EDSS, INC.5000, Awards, INC.Magazine

T-Mobile Wins Interior Lighting Campaign Award

Posted by Allison C. on Jun 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Whitmore Lake, June 28, 2016- EDSS is excited to announce that T-Mobile has been recognized as an award winner for the 2016 Interior Lighting Campaign, part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Program. T-Mobile is receiving the award for “Highest Absolute Annual Savings for Troffer Lighting Retrofits” for medium-sized projects. By retrofitting troffers with flat panel LEDs in a customer care center, T-Mobile reduced the facility’s energy consumption by over 50% and 65,480 kWh annually, equivalent to seven homes' electricity use for one year, while simultaneously improving the aesthetics and comfort of the space and reducing maintenance costs. EDSS was honored to assist T-Mobile in their efforts towards sustainability and efficiency in their business operations. ILC award winners were recognized yesterday, at the Building Owners and Managers Association International conference in Washington, D.C.

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Topics: Lighting, LEDs, Energy Efficiency, Retrofit, Retail, Energy

EPAct 179D & 45L EXTENDED! (2015-2016)

Posted by Allison C. on Dec 21, 2015 11:38:15 AM

EPAct Newsflash! On December 18th, President Obama signed the Tax Extenders Bill to extend several expired tax provisions including a 2 year extension for the EPAct 179D Tax Deduction and 45L Tax Credit.

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Topics: EPAct, Tax incentives, Tax Bill, Tax Extenders, 45L, Obama, 179D

Congressman Mike Bishop tours Energy Design Service Systems (EDSS)

Posted by Allison C. on Aug 24, 2015 1:22:00 PM

Whitmore Lake, August 24, 2015- U.S. Congressman Mike Bishop stopped by the Energy Design Service Systems’ (EDSS) Whitmore Lake headquarters on Friday, August 21st to meet the staff and discuss energy policy! Meeting with Owner Dawn Ely, and CEO, David Ely, Congressman Bishop toured the facility to learn about the many services EDSS offers clients across the nation.

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Topics: Lighting, Congressman, EDSS Office, Women-Owned, EDSS, Turnkey Lighting Solutions, NEWS, Press Release, Growth, Energy, David Ely, Dawn Ely

Energy Design Service Systems (EDSS) Ranked No. 69 in Energy Industry on the 2015 Inc. 5000 List with Three-Year Sales Growth of 117%

Posted by Allison C. on Aug 12, 2015 1:16:00 PM

Whitmore Lake, August 12, 2015- As Inc. Magazine’s #47 Michigan based company and #2,995 overall ranked company in America, EDSS has become a national authority on design and implementation of commercial lighting and energy efficiency. In 2014, EDSS revenue surpassed $10.8 million. During the past three years EDSS has created 30 new jobs and has experienced a one hundred and seventeen percent growth in total sales.

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Topics: Lighting, Magazine, Growth, Sales, Ranking

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