energy efficiency

Efficiency

Why Energy Efficiency is About to Come Roaring Back

Investment in energy efficiency projects has been in a long-term decline, going back to a peak of about $2 billion annually in 1992,…
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The Role of the Corporate World in Sustaining the Environment

Early companies never really considered how corporate business may impact the environment. As forests were burned to the ground in the name of…
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Metal Roofing: An Unlikely Way to Reduce Waste and Save Energy

In hopes of cutting energy costs and going green, homeowners, as of late, have turned to eco-friendly and green home remodeling solutions. One…
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A Proud Day To Be A Hockey Fan: NHL Releases First Sustainability Report

The NHL's report is the first of its kind in major professional sports, and its scope and ambition are impressive.
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No Tesla Charging Stations? Chinese Business Man Builds His Own

Zong needed a way to get his new Tesla home from the dealership; his idea evolved to a “demonstration of the power of…
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GE Launches $1 Million Competition to Reduce Emissions in Canada’s Oil Sands

The race for big oil companies to cut green house gas emissions is fierce. As zero emissions solutions from renewable energies and technologies…
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California, Massachusetts Top U.S. Clean Tech Rankings

California ranked tops in clean tech leadership among U.S. states for the fifth year running, while three California metro areas took the top…
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Apple’s Environmental Report Reveals Major Accomplishments, More Work To Be Done

Apple’s carbon footprint shrank 3 percent from 2012 to 2013. It's a modest decline, but this is the first time the tech giant…
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Arborwall Brings Energy Efficient Log Cabins to the Custom-Built Home Market

Based in northern Maine, Arborwall is demonstrating that log cabins can be both sustainable and energy efficient.
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How to Make Your Home Smart and Energy Efficient

When it comes to electrical usage, one should think of the age-old economic theory, the Tragedy of the Commons. The principle is simple:…
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World Bank: Climate Change Policies Will Boost Global Economy

“Climate change poses a severe risk to global economic stability, but it doesn’t have to be like this,” said World Bank Group President…
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Clean Tech Case Study: When Sustainability Means Big Savings

Sustainability is more than just company operations. At the Doe Run Co., sustainability is also about “protecting our workforce and neighbors”… to the…
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Joule Assets Targets First $90 Million for Energy Efficiency Contractors

Joule Assets is bankrolling energy efficiency and demand response projects for an initial 10 SMB contractors, boosting their businesses by enabling them to…
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How Much Energy Will the 2014 World Cup Consume?

While the 2014 World Cup is going to be bigger than ever, it’s also going to be one of the biggest energy-consuming, greenhouse…
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Ultra-Energy Efficient Homes: Are They Worth the Upfront Cost?

Is it financially savvy to construct a super efficient home over a code-built home because of the reduction in operating costs? The simple…