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3 Ingenious Spring Products for Comfort and Energy Efficiency

Allergies got you down? Here are some products that help mitigate the effects of rising pollen counts, widely fluctuating temperatures and unexpected rainfall,…
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Global Cooling?

Air conditioning is key to many unlikely innovations -- from refrigeration to cloud computing. But that cold air takes a lot of energy.
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Go For It: Energy Efficiency Is Still Dirt Cheap

A first-of-its kind study nails down the true cost of energy efficiency investment, and it paints a bright picture for energy efficient lighting.
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Green Building Trends: 7 Fun Facts About Modular Construction

Advancement of technology in the 21st century has given rise to modular construction: a faster, more cost efficient method of building construction. Modular…
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LEDs and the Sustainable Future of Emergency Response

In the emergency sector, where every second counts, the safety of lives and properties might solely hinge on the arrival time of first…
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How the Internet of Things is Changing Residential Energy

The Internet of Things (IoT) has significantly changed the way people approach daily tasks. While this shift is already beginning to make our…
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Refrigeration Battery Could Lower Supermarket Energy Use By 40 Percent

The capacity to deliver continuous electricity for refrigeration is one of the central planks of the modern-day food distribution system. Enter Berkeley, California-based…
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In Search of the Sustainably-Sourced Guaranteed Lower Utility Bill

By 2016 the price of solar energy is projected to be equal to or even less than utility rates in all 50 states.…
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The Most and Least Eco-Friendly States of 2015

As the celebration of Earth Month wraps ups, WalletHub's recently-released study citing America’s most and least eco-friendly states takes the temperature of how…
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7 Green Building Trends to Watch in 2015

With green building becoming a critical part of today’s world, more and more new construction technologies are being developed to keep up with…
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5 Reasons to Invest in a Sustainable Warehouse

Incorporating sustainable practices into warehouse and distribution center design has proven to be a winning strategy for business. Sustainable warehouses earn respect from…
U.S. power plants withdrew as much water as farms did and four times as much water as all Americans did in 2005, according to a report from the Union of Concerned Scientists.

California’s Hidden Water Consumer: Power Plants

As California suffers through its fourth year of record drought and Gov. Jerry Brown imposes mandatory water restrictions for the first time in…
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Report: Climate Change Poses High Risk for Low-Income Rural Communities

If you live on a fixed income, fluctuations in energy prices can have a dizzying impact. As climate justice advocate Gerald Durley put…
Meet The Startups, People & Organizations That Will Transform Our Cities In the Next Decade

Urbantech Startups and the Cities of the Future

As urbanization increases, so does the need for smarter solutions in order to serve the needs of this increased population. Startups are using…
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Climate Change — Just a Data Problem?

A firm understanding of data and statistics is necessary to navigate today's world. In this post, Persistent Efficiency CEO Jason Trager highlights the…