PECI Blog

Where we ask our experts to share their insights into the energy industry, sustainability and life at PECI. Let us know what you think – we love a good conversation.

Happy Earth Day!   It's a notable day for those of us who are committed to designing more sustainable buildings, not just because it is Earth Day. Today, in Seattle, the Bullitt Center is opening its doors, and it is being billed as the greenest commercial office building in the world.  ...
honest_buildings_ss.jpgBy Sarah Sturdy, PECI Senior Project Coordinator A new social networking platform named Honest Buildings launched on March 20th in beta. Its mission: get building owners to care about energy-efficiency.  Their database currently has over 5,000 buildings where you can learn about a building’s energy performance. At a glance, you can find information about square footage, tenants and architects. Of course,...
Last week in Antarctica, researchers spotted a rare, nearly all-white leucistic Chinstrap penguin. Although not nearly as adorable as this penguin, I have to say that I feel a special kinship with him.   You see, I work in PECI's Engineering & Technical Services group, which affords me the opportunity to work with a lot of incredibly smart engineering and technical people... lots of fellow "numbers" people like myself...