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Gratitude Starts by Seeing.

November 23, 2017 8:47 AM / by

 Dan Lunt

Posted in Customers Gratitude

As I was growing up, my parents always emphasized that we see in life what we train our sights upon. If we train our sights upon insults, negativity, injustices, or just ugliness in general, those things will dominate our thoughts and our lives. If, on the other hand, we train our sights on positive accomplishments, and on the good and the beautiful things that surround us, those things will dominate.


Earl Nightingale once famously said, "we become what we think about most of the time." His statement takes my parent's idea one step further by suggesting that what we train our sights upon tends to come back to us. It helps make

The University of Utah: An Energy Monitoring Pioneer.

May 19, 2017 10:00 AM / by

 Dan Lunt

Posted in Customers Energy Analytics Case Studies Energy Monitoring Systems

What can one say about the customer who started it all for us? The University of Utah ("the U") was founded in 1850 and is nestled in the foothills of Utah's beautiful Wasatch mountains. Chris Atkins, Summa's founder, was working at the U as a certified energy manager in 2000 when an effort was underway to start metering energy consumption.

Design Build Energy Metering at Salt Lake Community College

April 17, 2017 4:40 PM / by

 Clayton Erekson

Posted in Metering Customers Case Studies Vitality

Summa Energy Solutions recently wrapped up the final construction phase of a complete design/build of an energy information system at the Salt Lake Community College. The system includes 139 meters in 20 buildings across three different campuses in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Case Study: Dixie State University

April 7, 2017 10:00 AM / by

 Clayton Erekson

Posted in Program & Commission Customers Engineering and Design Case Studies

We recently finished Programming and Commissioning the fourth phase of Dixie State Universities metering infrastructure. Summa Energy Solutions has been involved with DSU since the of the first phase went out to bid. We were first introduced to DSU through a mutual partner of Summa's when we had heard that DSU was interested in having their metering projects designed. For the first phase they had tried to use their traditional means of design and engineering but quickly found out about some of the issues that arise.

What is energy demand? Part II

March 28, 2017 2:37 PM / by

 Dan Lunt

Posted in Customers Natural Gas

In my last post, I discussed the difference between kWh (total consumption) and kW (demand). In this post, I will cover some common-sense measures you can take to keep your demand charges as low as possible. 

Programming and Commissioning with the United States Coast Guard

March 22, 2017 8:18 PM / by

 Clayton Erekson

Posted in Program & Commission Customers

Last week we had the opportunity to do our first job with the United States Coast Guard in Clearwater Florida.