Getting to “Yes” for Energy Efficiency: A Guide to Developing a Persuasive Business Case for Energy Efficiency in Commercial and Corporate Properties published by Catalyst Financial Group, Inc. and the Maryland Energy Administration is a guide that encourages Energy Efficiency Project installations by focusing on the process rather than the technology. February, 2013

Publications authored by Mr. Zobler include:

“Energy Efficiency is a Good Business Decision, Especially Now”Electroindustry, The Association of Electrical and Medical Imaging Equipment Manufacturers – Volume 14, No. 1 –  February 2009

Financing Energy Options” – (Chapter VI. Local Government Energy Assurance: Preparation and Assessment, Section D) published in Local Government Energy Assurance Guidelines (pages 52-58), Public Technology Institute, September, 2008

“Tips for Financing Energy Efficiency & Green Projects” – Monitor, July/August 2008

“Choosing the Right Financing for your Energy Efficiency and Green Projects with ENERGY STAR®” – chapter published in ENERGY PROJECT FINANCING: RESOURCES AND STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS by Albert Thumann, P.E., C.E.M., and Eric Woodroof, Ph.D., C.E.M. The Fairmont Press, Inc., 2008

“Financing Energy Efficiency Upgrades” – Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Handbook – District Department of the Environment – Government of the District of Columbia – September 2007.

“Financing Energy Efficiency Projects For County Governments in Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, & Virginia” – (Prepared for National Association of County Governments and US EPA ENERGY STAR)- August 2005.

Finding Money for Energy Efficient Projects” Energy User News, July 2003.

Financing Energy Projects” – Government Finance Review, Volume 19, No.1 • February 2003.

“Finding Money for your Energy Efficiency Projects – A Primer for Public Sector Energy, Facility and Finance Managers” – EPA Energy Star®  White paper, September 2001.

 “GASB 34 and Financial Metrics to Promote Energy Efficiency”EPA Energy Star White paper, May 2001.

 “Financing Energy Efficiency in Missouri”EPA Energy Star White paper, June 2001.

 “Lenders Stand Ready to Fund Energy Projects” Energy User News, March, 1995.  

 “Focus on Cash Flow to Persuade Management to Fund Energy Projects”Energy User News, September, 1993.

“Positive Cash Flow – Ideal Closing Augment in a Softer Economy” Today’s Lighting Distributor, September, 1993.

“Opportunities Await VARs As Economy Recovers”Computer Reseller News, April 6, 1992.

“Looking Beyond Bank Loans” Computerworld, July 9, 1990.

“Psst! Wanna See My Crystal Ball?”Monitor (Molloy Associates), July/August 1990.

“Business Strategies For The Future” Computer Reseller News, May 26, 1990.

“Leasing: State Of The Art Sales Technique!” Computer Reseller News, February 27, 1989.

“To Lease or To Buy: That’s The Question” Connecticut Computer News, January 1989.

“Are You Losing Money By Providing In-house Leasing?” Alarm Installer & Dealer Magazine, January 1985.


In addition, Neil made major contributions to:

Combined Heating, Cooling & Power Handbook: Technologies & Applications, by Neil Petchers, The Fairmont Press, Inc., 2003

“Delivering Energy Services to Schools and Universities”, E-Source, Inc., Boulder Colorado March 1997

“Financing Customer Energy Efficiency”, The Results Center, March 1995