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No Middle Ground: The Importance of Power Management Solutions for Supermarkets
John Lerch—Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Energy is a supermarket’s third-largest cost, after real estate and employee costs. This is primarily driven by the refrigeration system, which uses 55% of the electricity in an average store. 
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What is Exergy, and How Did It End up in Our Name?
Turner Anderson—Thursday, February 28, 2019

For those among us who weren’t fortunate enough to take a thermodynamics course in high school or university, the first thought when seeing our company name is probably something about typos or apocryphal words. However, exergy is a well-defined concept in thermodynamics, and understanding it is the first step to understanding why our CTO and co-founder, Anthony Diamond, decided on the name Axiom Exergy.
 
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Energy Storage and the New Grid - Highlights from the ASHRAE 2019 Winter Conference
John Lerch—Wednesday, January 30, 2019
 
 
Five Things Utilities Should Consider for Energy Storage
John Lerch—Friday, June 08, 2018

Across the country, increased energy storage deployments are being spurred by customers looking to gain more control over their energy bills and utilities aiming to build resilience and flexibility into their grid operations. 
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Opportunities in a changing electrical grid
John Lerch—Friday, January 26, 2018

In 2006, the US Department of Energy created forecasts for all generation sources and it’s prediction for installed solar generation was a massive 4,813 percent shy of the 2016 reality. Wind also crushed the 10 year forecast by 361 percent.
 
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“Supermarkets are changing, but the cold chain isn’t going anywhere”
John Lerch—Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Ever since the announcement that Amazon is acquiring Whole Foods, we’ve been getting some version of the same question from partners, customers, and investors: “What does this mean for Axiom?” 
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A Paradigm Shift for Smarter, Greener Refrigeration
Travis O'Guin—Monday, July 24, 2017

Refrigeration represents almost 10 percent of energy consumed in the entire US, yet there’s been very little innovation in the industry or technology to allow building operators to save money and energy. This is in stark contrast with other industrial processes, such as HVAC and lighting, which have seen significant gains in both efficiency and management controls.  
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The New Energy Paradigm and the Rise of Specialized Distributed Energy Resources
Ryan Adelman—Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The electricity grid is experiencing a historically rapid transformation in North America. Originally designed as a regulated, vertically integrated energy generation and delivery monopoly, various forces and factors are turning this model on its ear and these changes portend significant market adaptations for every member of the value chain. 
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VERGE Hawaii 2016 Accelerate: Axiom Exergy
Ryan Adelman—Thursday, September 01, 2016

View Amrit Robbin's award winning pitch at VERGE Hawaii 2016:  Video

 

 
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The State of the Behind-The-Meter “Battery” Market
Amrit Robbins—Thursday, January 14, 2016

The energy storage revolution was off and running well before Tesla announced its much-lauded Powerwall and the monolithic GigaFactory, promising to drive down lithium battery costs and make battery storage more widely available. The prospect of low-cost batteries powering our cars, buildings and extending the reach of renewables has triggered a tidal wave of investment and entrepreneurial focus. 
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