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At least part of the fiscal cliff deal, which people will no doubt be debating for weeks to come, was a boon to sustainable business—the extension of the wind power production tax credit (PTC).
Commercial buildings around the world are looking to reduce energy costs, but overhauling electricity systems can be expensive. That is why Israeli startup BEEMTech came up with a way to save energy without changing the existing infrastructure.
Coal is on the run and battling on many fronts – 2012 may turn out to be a watershed year in its downward spiral. This is the type of momentum that can’t be reversed – can it?
Tesla has announced the additions to its Supercharger network on the east coast; the new EV recharging stations are located in Newark, DE and Milford, CT
A recent Worldwatch Institute report points out that while oil still represents the largest energy source, both coal and natural gas have seen significant increases in production and consumption. The increase comes, despite rising global awareness of carbon’s role in causing climate change, and despite coal being the largest carbon-emitting energy source of all.
Flying is irritating enough without misleading information getting in the way. So how would you like to know that many of the flights listed on airport monitors around the county do not exist? I call them “liar’s flights” and they exist only in the imagination of the airlines that fabricate them.
Was 2012 a good year in terms of sustainable consumption, where people purchased more green products while adopting alternative and more sustainable practices, such as car sharing? And if so, to what extent?
EPA chief Lisa Jackson announced yesterday that she will be leaving her position as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. She said she has discussed her departure with the President and will step down after the January inauguration.
A lot of incentive programs for energy efficiency and power-saving appliances expire at the end of 2012, including some that you or your company could still take advantage of. But you need to act fast.
Today, an increasing number of construction firms are relying on building information modeling (BIM) to plan their LEED credits before the construction phase. Once it’s time to build, firms are turning to LEED-specific project management software to keep documentation in order, improve team collaboration and share knowledge on project best practices. Here are five ways these technologies can help drive efficiencies in the LEED accreditation process.
In 2012 we had many entrepreneurs that worked hard to create a more sustainable future. While we don’t have the space to mention each and every new entrepreneur and start-up, we did choose a list of 10 start-ups that we loved in 2012 and believe we’ll hear more about in the upcoming years.