Author archive for Lindsay Jones

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    How We Hire

    Hiring great teammates is the single most important thing Carbon Lighthouse does. Period. When done intelligently, hiring is a science, not an art.

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    How to Heat an Office – The Thermodynamic Secrets

    How do you heat a private office or any room for that matter? The challenge lies in the difference between two concepts: energy and temperature.

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    Sensible and Sensibilities: Different types of heat and why they matter

    There are two fundamental concepts related to how much energy cooling systems must use: sensible heat and latent heat. So which type of heat, sensible or latent, requires more energy to remove?

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    The Difference Between Energy (kWh) and Power (kW)

    Electricity costs for most commercial buildings are based both on the maximum power and the total amount of energy you use. Power and energy are different concepts, with very different costs, yet financiers, journalists, and pretty much everyone struggles to differentiate them.

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    Achieving Carbon Neutrality: Allowances

    There is another way to achieve carbon neutrality that is little know about in business circles but well regarded in the energy and environmental community. They care called carbon allowances. Like Renewable Energy Certificates, carbon allowances have as a strong suit that they are verifiable. They are also limited in number, and cleared through the government and therefore much less susceptible to fraud.

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    Why Thermodynamics Matters for Buildings

    Using the principles of thermodynamics, we can keep people comfortable in a building while using energy in smarter ways. Thermodynamics teaches us numerous tradeoffs and rules that allow us to get the right temperature in the right place at the right time for the least amount of energy.

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    Lighting Insights – Efficiency, Efficacy, and Magic Number 683

    The difference between efficiency and efficacy is representative of the many issues that get ignored when discussing lighting and energy. But failing to understand this difference or the other nuances of lighting and energy, can turn what looks like great energy savings in theory into a poor investment.

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    Administrative & Technical Assistant

    Carbon Lighthouse is looking for a resourceful, well-organized Administrative & Technical Assistant to provide support for our rapidly growing team.

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    Executive Account Manager | Sales

    This position is perfect for someone with 3+ years of experience in elective, complex, financially driven business-to-business sales. The right candidate will know how to strategically sell into the C-suites of organizations, be committed to our environmental mission, possess great curiosity, ask challenging questions, and think creatively and independently.

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    Solar Sales Engineer | Sales Team

    This position is perfect for someone with 3+ years of experience in the commercial solar industry who enjoys taking on a wide range of responsibilities, including: engaging in direct customer sales with building owners, preliminary solar energy and financial modeling, proposal development, market research, and contributing to scalable tools and infrastructure.

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