Associations Are Embracing Data

Insights from the ASAE annual meeting BY DAN VIDA AND TOBY SWOPE, D+R INTERNATIONAL

Data Lists

Top 10 Ways to… Skip the Listicles and Make Better Business Decisions

BY DAVID STEINER, D+R INTERNATIONAL Listicles. They are all over the Internet. If you want to know how to eat right, how to work out more efficiently and how to improve your finances, you will surely find a list online offering neatly packaged lists of…

Ford Mustang

A Dad, a Son, and an Electric-powered Vintage Ford Mustang

BY DAVID STEINER, D+R INTERNATIONAL My son (I call him Big A in my online posts) turned 15 this spring and he is counting the days until he gets his learner’s permit to begin driving. For as long as I can remember, Big A has…

Data Analysis

Data: Friend or Foe?

Don’t Let Data be the Enemy. Use Data to Help You Help Your Business. BY TOBY SWOPE, D+R INTERNATIONAL You know that feeling when after weeks or months of hard work, the data don’t show any real gains? You’ve put your all into the project,…

Industry Data

Industry Data: How to Answer the Questions You Didn’t Know to Ask

BY TOBY SWOPE, D+R INTERNATIONAL Over the past decade, “Big Data” has been hailed as the miracle cure for businesses of all types. Now, thanks to years of focus and investment, businesses have access to exponentially more raw data than ever before – sales data, product…


EVRoadTrip 2019: Here’s the Scoop

D+R's Stephen Baboi (left) and John Morris getting ready to hit the road. EVRoadTrip Roundup D+R International’s John Morris and Stephen Baboi charged a Tesla S and took an electric vehicle (EV) road trip to Efficiency Exchange 2019 (EFX), the premier networking and learning conference...
EV Roadtrip Tesla

EVRoadTrip 2019

D+R International’s John Morris and Stephen Baboi are packing their bags, charging a Tesla X, and plotting their route for an electric vehicle (EV) road trip to Efficiency Exchange 2019 (EFX). They’ll set off on their journey in Portland, OR, on May 13th, make several…

DC Auto Show

Charged Up and Ready to Go

Electric Vehicles at the 2019 Washington Auto Show D+R International’s Andre Javier Barry and Brian Booher recently traded a day in the office for a day at the 2019 Washington Auto Show. While it may sound like a fun day looking at cool cars, it...
EV Charger

How ENERGY STAR EVSE Can Help Utilities Manage Electric Vehicle Demand

BY GABE DUARTE, D+R INTERNATIONAL The electric vehicle (EV) revolution continues to make headlines as sales forecasts are revised upwards. Bloomberg’s latest forecast shows EV sales increasing from a record 1.1 million worldwide in 2017, to 11 million in 2025, and then surging to 30 million in 2030….

EV Webinar

WEBINAR: 3 Things Utilities Need to Know About EVs in 2019

In order for utilities to prepare for the EV revolution, they will have to align their business strategies with market developments. In this webinar, we discuss opportunities and challenges that utilities face in advancing their electric mobility goals, including market growth, utility impacts, and utility...

Wholesale Channel Strategies for Heat Pump Water Heaters

3 keys for successful midstream programs BY BRIAN BOOHER, D+R INTERNATIONAL   The Heat Pump Water Heater Opportunity Last week, I was in Nashville, Tenn., for ACEEE’s 2019 Hot Water Forum. It’s always a great event with tons to learn about the latest technology and…

Electric Vehicle

The Win, Win, Win of Electric Vehicles

Three reasons for utilities to join the EV revolution in 2019 BY JOHN MORRIS, VICE PRESIDENT MARKET DEVELOPMENT, D+R INTERNATIONAL Turns out that 2018 was a milestone year for electric vehicle (EV) sales in the U.S. According to Inside EVs, six consecutive months claimed a spot on…

Ford Edsel

Why Market Intelligence Matters

Lessons learned from the Ford Edsel By David Steiner, President and CEO, D+R International Often, in order to look towards the future, you need to look at the past. What worked, what didn’t work and why not? While there are countless historic examples of market…

Plug in electric vehicle

Using Big Data to Drive Customer Adoption of Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEVs)

Last summer, a report published by The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI), confirmed that “electrification is our biggest opportunity.”  Representing all U.S. investor-owned electric companies, the EEI, whose members provide electricity to more than 220 million Americans, predicted that…

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Three Things You Need to Know About Ductless HVAC Systems

As heating and cooling equipment manufacturers continue to innovate to meet the demands of both commercial and residential consumers, ductless HVAC systems have emerged as a bright spot in the marketplace. Configured to operate as seamlessly as traditional central heating and air conditioner systems but…



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