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The Kids Table with Amelia Moore

The outbreak of COVID-19 forced Amelia Moore, who was finishing her master’s degree in Art Therapy at the Pratt...

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The Clock is Ticking for Local Law 33

New York City’s Local Law 33 will require building owners to post their Energy Efficiency Rating Label in the next 90...

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The Good News Bears vs. The Bad News Bulls

The past 12 months have been a wild ride for natural gas producers. Going into last winter, storage was near the...

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PJM East and West United in Historic Lows

One might expect significant variations in price movements in an electricity market that spans half the continental...

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A Cool July and a Great Time to Buy

A few weeks ago, on July 4th weekend, it was close to 100º in many places across Texas. Some were concerned about how...

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Cedar Crest Buddies

Social distancing and reduced amounts of human contact and connection have taken an emotional toll on countless people...

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Coincident Peak Alert for NYISO and PJM, July 27-31, 2020


Temperatures in New York City are expected to remain in the mid-90s throughout Monday. Even though...

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Get to Know Caroline Duncan

Caroline Duncan started her career at 5 as a college summer intern in May of 2013. At first, she thought her...

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Client Spotlight: Cleveland Institute of Music

The Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) is one of just seven independent conservatories of music in the United States...

Irving Convention Center

The Irving Convention Center represents the future of meetings and events space complete with unique architecture, vertical design and interior finishes that create a new niche in the marketplace. By partnering with the team at 5, the client drastically reduced energy costs on their supply agreement, securing 50% of the load through a renewable energy purchase, while also uncovering new funding sources for an energy efficiency project and cutting additional demand side costs.



Life at 5 - Matt Shaw

Matt Shaw shares his journey to 5 which originated from his relentless desire to innovate and automate. As 5's Lead Code Buster, Matt pioneered the creation of Level5, our industry leading technology that allows clients and employees to experience energy decision making in a new and meaningful way. Thanks to leaders like Matt, 5 continues to push the boundaries of what's possible while helping others to do the same.





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