energy efficiency

Here’s An Efficient Way for Donald Trump To Create Jobs

If they care about creating jobs, driving economic growth and saving consumers’ money, here’s one industry our elected officials in Washington and beyond…

The Quiet Progress of Green Property Funds

At the nexus between property developers and today’s socially-conscious investors stands an increasingly persuasive investment choice. Called a green property fund or impact…

U.K. Private Property Gets Big Energy-Efficiency Gains

Thanks to government incentives and monitoring, the United Kingdom is moving the needle on energy efficiency.

The ReNEWW House, a Sustainable Living Laboratory

The ReNEWW House project, a partnership between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corp., turned a 1920s home near campus into a sustainable living laboratory.

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year.…

Mike Pence Couldn’t Kill Indiana’s Green Job Boom

A new report details how jobs grew in Indiana's clean-energy and energy-efficiency fields despite pushback from its coal-friendly former governor, Mike Pence.

Are Americans Really Using Less Energy?

While energy efficiency has increased, overall consumption has remained static due to increasing home sizes.

The Rise of Water and Energy Self-Sufficiency

The trend toward sufficiency filters all the way from the largest cities to the smallest towns as communities and businesses invest in locally-renewable…

CDP: Business Commitments on Carbon Fall Short of Paris Climate Goals

The world’s largest companies have a long way to go before they move the needle on the ambitious climate change mitigation goals set…

Pitch Perfect: Fostering Local Talent Makes Clean Cookstoves More Popular

BioLite employs 40 tenacious local sales agents in emerging markets who can captivate a crowd with their personalized pitches. Thanks to these in-person…

How Ford Focus RS Smart Technology Impacts Sustainability

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth took a spin in the Focus RS at Ford's proving grounds in Dearborn, Michigan.

The Data Is In: Green Buildings Financially Outperform Rivals

In partnership with its clients, Bentall Kennedy brought on board top global academics, sharing a 10-year data pool of nearly 300 office buildings,…

It’s Time for Energy to Go Digital

Homeowners often find themselves jockeying between dense government databases and Doomsday preppers’ blogs in their quest to seek out real, fact-based information about…

Effective Energy-Efficiency Strategies Require Creative Thinking

As we work toward meeting aggressive greenhouse gas emissions targets, we need to move beyond operational-level strategies for reducing energy use.

Is Your Company Making One of These 3 Costly Mistakes When Buying Energy?

For many businesses, buying energy has been simplified into a regular routine. But that 'set-it-and-forget-it' mindset could cost your company money.