energy efficiency

Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency on the Rise in Indian Country

In tune with traditional Native American values and culture, Native Americans are increasingly turning to renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives as a…

How Skanska Uses Building Information Modeling to Design Better Buildings

The uptake of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is beginning to transform the green building landscape. For Skanska, using BIM enables it to deliver…

UPS CSR Report: Shipping More, Emitting Less

Last week UPS released its annual sustainability report, which revealed the company reduced aviation emissions while increasing shipping volume.

Opinion: Why Energy Efficiency Isn’t Always Green

Financial Incentives should not drive decisions about renewable energy retrofits. Energy efficiency comes second, not first. Good finance can never make a bad…

PNW Ports Set Ambitious Clean Air Goals

The Pacific Northwest ports of Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver, BC want to reduce diesel particulate matter emissions by 75 percent per ton of…

GM Sustainability Report 2012: A Cautious and Futuristic View of the Auto Industry

This morning General Motors (GM) released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which covers electrification, waste and energy efficiency.

Los Angeles Goes All In on Rooftop Solar Panels

The largest urban rooftop solar program in the nation is underway in Los Angeles, with a five-year goal to power more than 34,000…

Taryn Sullivan, Efficiency Exchange, Builds Apps in China to Improve Supply Chains

CEO, and mover-and-shaker Taryn Sullivan of Efficiency Exchange (EEx), is building applications on-site, in China, to help companies analyze and create better supply…

Commercial Scale Refrigerant Management Delivers Rochester a Cool Campus

With President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreeing, during their first-ever summit, to work together to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the…

Qualtek Manufacturing: Fabricating Success through Sustainability

Qualtek CEO Tony Fagnant and his son Chris are both quite clear that their sustainability initiative’s biggest benefit to the company is the…

Video Interview: Dan Sheehy, WattzOn

Nick Aster talks to Dan Sheehy about WattzOn - an online energy information platform that has allowed consumers to realize savings in energy…

Ford and Whirlpool Team Up to Reduce Your Energy Footprint

When appliances and electric vehicles get smart, energy consumption can drop dramatically.

Qualtek Manufacturing: Fabricating Success through Sustainability

Qualtek, A 70-person, Colorado-based manufacturing company, looks to sustainable business practices as a way to enhance its market competitiveness and financial performance.

The World’s Most Sustainable Retailer? Marks & Spencer’s 2013 Plan A Report

The annual “Plan A” update from Marks & Spencer outlines what the company has done to mitigate its impact on society and on…

Qualtek Manufacturing: Fabricating Success through Sustainability

Qualtek, A 70-person, Colorado-based manufacturing company, looks to sustainable business practices as a way to enhance its market competitiveness and financial performance.