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Energy Efficiency Markets Podcast interviews Brandi McManus, energy services manager for TAC, which provides energy, building automation and security solutions. She discusses how legislation, including the Kyoto Protocol, affects how businesses view energy efficiency in the US. Even though the US hasn’t yet ratified the Kyoto Protocol, global emission standards are influencing all US businesses […]

Energy Efficiency Markets Podcast interviews Brandi McManus, energy services manager for TAC, which provides energy, building automation and security solutions. She discusses how legislation, including the Kyoto Protocol, affects how businesses view energy efficiency in the US. Even though the US hasn’t yet ratified the Kyoto Protocol, global emission standards are influencing all US businesses that hope to be competitive in the future market. Businesses now recognize that their customers are demanding sustainable practices. McManus describes California

About the Author

Lisa Cohn | Contributing Editor

I focus on the West Coast and Midwest. Email me at [email protected]

I’ve been writing about energy for more than 20 years, and my stories have appeared in EnergyBiz, SNL Financial, Mother Earth News, Natural Home Magazine, Horizon Air Magazine, Oregon Business, Open Spaces, the Portland Tribune, The Oregonian, Renewable Energy World, Windpower Monthly and other publications. I’m also a former stringer for the Platts/McGraw-Hill energy publications. I began my career covering energy and environment for The Cape Cod Times, where Elisa Wood also was a reporter. I’ve received numerous writing awards from national, regional and local organizations, including Pacific Northwest Writers Association, Willamette Writers, Associated Oregon Industries, and the Voice of Youth Advocates. I first became interested in energy as a student at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, where I helped design and build a solar house.

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