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Retrofits help Chicago skyscrapers slash their energy use


  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

A program called Retrofit Chicago has seen participating skyscrapers achieve a 7% reduction in energy use less than two years, sparking a wave of interest from Windy City property owners. "It's been f… Read More

Why startups shouldn't fear larger competitors


  • Inc. online (free registration)

A few years into Sageworks' development, the company faced a challenge from a corporation apparently intent on putting it out of business. The situation was scary, but that type of challenge may be a … Read More