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February 2023

In our newest blog post, ILLUME Senior Managing Consultant, Gita Subramony, writes about Groundhog Day and how climate change is altering the seasons in her hometown of New York City.

February 2023

Groundhog Day – Past, Present, and Future

December 2022

As we prepare to ring in 2023, ILLUME offers the gift of vulnerability in hopes that we can all find the courage to embark on new adventures, connect with new people, and spark new passions in the new year. We share our recent blog post to encourage you to try something new in 2023!

December 2022

In this #blog, written by ILLUME Senior Analyst, Tabitha Munson, you can read about research ILLUME conducted to determine if Home Energy Reports (HERs) are still a useful behavioral energy efficiency program. We calculated the average energy savings for HER programs across recent evaluations, and compared energy savings across different factors such as fuel type, HER vendor, and the mode of report distribution (printed, emailed, or both) to explore if #HERs may be more effective under different circumstances.

December 2022

The Gift of Vulnerability

December 2022

There were two major obstacles that affected the outcome of the 2020 U.S Census; the COVID-19 pandemic and politics. In 2020 the Census estimates the Hispanic/Latinx, Black/African American, and Indigenous/Native American populations were undercounted at much higher rates than previous years. What does that mean for the energy industry? In our latest blog, Lisa LeBeau Obear shares her thoughts.

December 2022

2020 Census: Lessons Learned and Best Practices for Researchers and Evaluators

October 2022

What barriers and opportunities exist for teams working in R&D, emerging technology, and pilot programs? Read our newest blog to see our recommendations and considerations for enabling emerging technology efforts.

October 2022

Enabling Emerging Technology Efforts

August 2022

As the scorching temperatures of summer take their toll on all of us, we reflect back on this blog from last year. How can utilities and cities work together to make their communities and customers more comfortable as we live through extreme weather conditions?

August 2022

In volume two of this blog series, People Champion, Yasmeen Chánes sits down with Senior Managing Consultant, Allison Carlson to talk about her second journey with ILLUME and her professional advice for navigating your career.

August 2022

How One ILLUME-ineer Mastered Her Nonlinear Career Path

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