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Daniel Gold

Daniel Gold

Daniel Gold founded Future Energy Solutions (FES) USA in 2009. Over the last decade, he has taken the company from a start-up to one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies in the country. During his tenure as CEO, he spearheaded the development of The Gold Initiative Program, FES’ Lighting-as-a-Service solution. Daniel is a long-time successful entrepreneur, guiding his previous company, ISA to acquisition in 2007.

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Daniel Gold
By Daniel Gold
on July 30, 2020

Your Business After COVID-19 Can Be Greener and Healthier

Sustainability has been a top priority for companies in many industries -- retail, restaurants, automobile dealers, stadiums and event venues, and even municipal buildings like schools and prisons.

Daniel Gold
By Daniel Gold
on July 23, 2020

Managing cash flow is more important than ever before.

Regardless of the type of business you run, you likely look at your expenses regularly to ensure your business investments are paying back. Now, more than ever, companies are looking for significant business savings; ways to economize and free-up dollars for the most critical expenses.

Daniel Gold
By Daniel Gold
on July 14, 2020

Energy costs are often the largest variable in a small business’s budget. While making a simple swap, like switching to LED lighting, is a quick fix to reduce energy costs, company culture is also a large factor in saving energy. If you’re wondering how to motivate employees to save energy along with you, here are some simple steps to take to begin taking control of your energy costs, together.

Daniel Gold
By Daniel Gold
on July 09, 2020

Businesses in the U.S. spend more than $60 billion a year on energy costs. Lighting typically accounts for 8% or more of these business’s annual energy expenses. That’s more than $4 billion in energy costs just to keep the lights on. The good news is there are some fast ways to save with LED lighting

Daniel Gold
By Daniel Gold
on March 19, 2020

Green energy is the new green. Businesses are turning to green energy sources to save money and free-up resources to invest in growth.

Daniel Gold
By Daniel Gold
on February 27, 2020

Providing a safe work environment for employees is imperative. According to OSHA, 5,250 workers died on the job in 2018. They report that more than 14 work-related deaths occur every day. Reasons cited for these fatal accidents range from misuse of equipment, gross negligence, miscellaneous impairments, and poor lighting

Daniel Gold
By Daniel Gold
on February 18, 2020

About 2 years ago, your business decided to take advantage of your power company’s rebate offer and you replaced all your parking lot lights from High-Pressure Sodium or Metal Halide lights to new, LED light fixtures.  Everything was going along smoothly, until you noticed that a couple of your new fixtures have “blocks” of LED lights that are no longer working.

Daniel Gold
By Daniel Gold
on February 04, 2020

We live in a consumer society.  As buyers, we have bought into a “consumer model”.  Simply put, we buy cheap, so we get… well, we get cheaply made goods; goods that simply don’t last.  However, because the products are so cheap, we are willing to simply throw the product away when it no longer works and buy a new one.

The saying “They don’t make ‘em like they used to” is true.  But it’s true because that is what we, as consumers have demanded.  Here’s the problem though...

Daniel Gold
By Daniel Gold
on January 15, 2020

History – a constant march forward, marked with inventions that significantly altered the trajectory of mankind.  From the wheel to the horseless carriage, to rockets that carried men to the moon and back safely – technology changes have led the way of human progress.

Few technology advancements in history have brought about faster technology shifts than the LED lightbulb.