Res–Intel is designed to provide actionable insights to improve utility profitability, customer satisfaction, and operational effectiveness. Residential Demand Side Management (DSM) programs represent fantastic opportunities for improving customer satisfaction and …
Res–Intel goes beyond predictive analytics by providing customized, specific recommendations that prescribe cost-effective Demand Side Management for each single family residence! Data always speaks and is always predictive. Seigel (2013) …
Benchmarking LA County's Energy & Water Use
The images show how Res-Intel can assist with Mass Scale benchmarking of buildings using LA County as an example
2016 Benchmarked Buildings: This map shows a representation of the buildings in LA County that have already been benchmarked
2017 Estimated Benchmarked Buildings: This map shows a representation of the buildings in LA County that are likely to be benchmarked under the new California Benchmarking law that goes into effect in January 2017
Res-Intel Benchmarking of Commercial Buildings: This map adds in commercial and industrial buildings that can be benchmarked using Res-Intel's mass-scale benchmarking tool
Res-Intel Benchmarking of Apartment Buildings: This map adds in apartment buildings that can be benchmarked using Res-Intel's Portfolio Analyst tool
Res-Intel Benchmarking of Condos and Townhouses: This map adds in condos and townhouse that can be benchmarked with big data analytics
Benchmarking of Single Family Residential Buildings: This map adds in single family residences that can be benchmarked with our software
Building a better understanding of home energy efficiency in CA In May 2015, Res-Intel started working with Southern California Edison (SCE) to analyze the monthly electricity consumption of new single …
Over the past three months, Res-Intel participated in the Cascadia Cleantech Accelerator, a business accelerator program designed specifically for early-stage cleantech startups. The program, organized by CleanTech Alliance and VertueLab …
First-of-its-kind pilot program in Southern California promotes behavioral energy and water conservation using Res-Intel’s analytics Communities For Conservation (CfC) is a behavioral pilot program for selected multi-family properties in Los …
The team at Residential Energy and Water Intelligence software is committed to providing best-in-class software to increase profits, improve demand side management programs, make people’s lives better, and protect the environment. We believe all this is possible through advanced analytics. We are dedicated to putting our customers and employees first.
The Res–Intel software was developed by Policy Consultants, LLC partly through a grant from the California Energy Commission’s Energy Innovation Small Grant (EISG) Program #57356A11/12.
Chief Executive Officer | Founder
Dr. Nelson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration at Portland State University. In addition, Dr. Nelson worked as a Research Associate Professor at Claremont Graduate University for 10 years prior to his appointment to PSU. As Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Nelson develops practical solutions to complex social, environmental, political, and economic problems. He has developed three decision support tools to help optimize energy sector outcomes. Dr. Nelson has publications appearing in Energy Policy, The Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Land Use Policy, Journal of Public Policy, The Journal of Policy Studies, The Journal of Environment and Development, The Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, and other peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Nelson holds a PhD in Public Administration and Policy from Portland State University, with an emphasis in international institutions and energy policy.
Chief Technology Officer | Co-Founder
As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Bjurstrom develops analytical solutions and oversees technological implementation. Prior to joining Res-Intel, Sean worked on the analytical teams at COF Training Services, S. Goner Associates, and Esri. With over five years of experience in analytics, Mr. Bjurstrom has developed various analytical frameworks using spatial techniques and traditional econometrics to blend data from a multitude of sources. Mr. Bjurstrom holds a Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology as well as a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Business Information Systems, and International Business Administration.
As a Research Consultant, Ms. Hamlin provides analytical support to the Chief Technology Officer. Prior to her start at Res-Intel, Ms. Hamlin taught economics courses in the International Studies and Languages department at Pepperdine University. In addition to her work at Res-Intel, Ms. Hamlin is also an Associate Analyst at Global Impact Strategies. She specializes in advanced methodologies including econometrics, dynamic modeling, computational analysis, geographic information systems, and remote sensing. She has employed these skills to help solve a wide range of issues from energy conservation to civil conflict. Hamlin’s research interests include applying quantitative methodologies to the political economy of growth and development, energy conservation and policies, and the economic and demographic consequences of conflict. Ms. Hamlin completed a Master of Arts in International Studies from Claremont Graduate University in 2015, and is currently finishing a PhD in Political Science with an emphasis in international relations and methods.
José Bayoán Santiago Calderón
Research Consultant | Data Scientist
As a Research Consultant and Data Scientist, Mr. Calderón assists with analytical modeling and software integration. Prior to joining Res-Intel, Mr. Calderón served in various analytical roles, including a Research Fellow at Michigan State University, and Research Assistant at the Center of Neuroeconomics Studies at the Claremont Graduate University. Mr. Calderón’s academic research interests include computational economics and behavioral economics. Mr. Calderón holds his a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Southwestern University, and Master of Arts in Economics from Claremont Graduate University. Mr. Calderon is a current PhD Candidate in Economics at Claremont Graduate University.
Harrison Kingery Business Development | Project Management
Mr. Kingery provides support to the Chief Executive Officer in the areas of business plan development, go-to-marketing strategy development, financing projects and exit strategies, patent applications and IP Incorporation, team recruitment, sustainability and project management. Mr. Kingery is currently a student at Portland State University pursuing a Master of Engineering in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering and a Graduate Certificate in Energy Policy and Management.
Analytics Intern | GIS Specialist
Mr. Seto uses spatial techniques to help reduce energy costs of local businesses and homes. As an undergraduate student, Mr. Seto was selected as a Hixon Fellow at Harvey Mudd College, where he performs research in environmental sustainability. Mr. Seto expected to complete his Bachelor in Science in Computer Science, with an emphasis in Android App Development in 2019. After completing his degree, he plans on pursuing a career in software engineering.
Database and Web Developer
As a Database and Web Developer, Ms. Xu oversees the front-end and back-end web development and database development. Ms. Xu holds a Master of Science Information System and Technology from Claremont Graduate University.
Sara Kazemian Data Scientist
As a Data Scientist, Ms. Kazemian assists with analytical modeling and project management. Prior to joining Res-Intel, Ms. Kazemian worked as Dr. Nelson’s research assistant at the Claremont Graduate University. Her research interests include spatial analytics, political methodology, renewable energies, and international development. Ms. Kazemian holds a Bachelors of Arts in International Studies from the University of California, Irvine. She has a Master of Science in Analytical Politics from the Claremont Graduate University and will begin a PhD in Political Science at UC Davis Fall 2017.
Andrew Royal Data Scientist
As a Data Scientist, Dr. Royal applies insights from psychology and behavioral economics to topics in environmental and energy policy. He has published some of his work in the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty and Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. He received his PhD in Economics from Claremont Graduate University and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Resources for the Future in Washington, DC.
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