July 2021 was the hottest month ever recorded for our planet, according to new global data released on August 13th, 2021 by the NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. Clearly, climate change is making itself known, and scientists are warning…Read full post
Scope 1, 2, and 3 Emissions Calculations & Tracking
Controlling your organization’s greenhouse gas emissions is one of the biggest ways you can combat climate change and respond to the growing number of consumers who want companies to be more sustainable. WatchWire provides full-service carbon accounting, tracking Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions, renewable energy credits (RECs), global warming potential, and more.
Key Product Features
WatchWire calculates market-based and location-based emissions based on the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol’s Corporate Standard. WatchWire uses EPA E-Grid subregion emissions factors in the US, and IEA factors internationally. Scope 1 commodities like natural gas, fuel oil, and propane are all based on the EPA’s Inventory for Greenhouse Gasses.
Global Warming Potential
WatchWire allows you to easily calculate your organization’s global warming potential utilizing both utility invoice and emissions data.
Renewable Energy Credits
Track the performance of your RECs directly in WatchWire to ensure you are reaching your carbon offset goals.
Watchwire’s Sustainability Module ranks your building(s) against similar subsets of buildings to show whether you are a low- or high-performing building, helps you identify and prioritize cost-saving and emissions-reducing energy efficiency improvements, and assesses the range of likely savings from…Read full resource
What is emissions tracking? Emissions tracking is a way for businesses to gauge their operational efficiency and sustainability by tracking the green-house gas (GHG) emissions generated by the electricity needed to maintain their operations. What are the benefits of tracking…Read full post
Recently, we wrote an article answering the most commonly asked questions about our energy and sustainability management platform, WatchWire. However, we felt that one of the questions deserved its own article. That question is (you guessed it!) how WatchWire tracks greenhouse…Read full post
Sustainability reporting may seem daunting when the energy industry lacks standard units and consistent reporting methods. How can you ensure your company is meeting its sustainability goals as well as the requirements of cities, states, and reporting certifications like LEED…Read full resource
On July 20th, the International Energy Association issued a press release in which they forecasted that global greenhouse gas emissions will hit record levels in 2023 and continue to grow in the years to follow. The press release also noted…Read full post
The “net zero emissions” initiative has recently become extremely popular with companies big and small. Companies ranging from PWC, to Ford, to U.S. Dairy have announced their intention to reach net zero emissions by 2030 or 2050. Net zero is…Read full post
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