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.

A growing recognition of sustainability is impacting property values Commercial mortgage brokers typically keep a close watch on property values in their markets, and one factor that has been gradually influencing the perception of a property’s value is its standing on energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. In fact, an ever-increasing body of research has recognized that green commercial buildings have a higher value for having stronger tenant retention and higher rents. The Energy Star label and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and...
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...